Postpartum Dyspareunia and Vulvodynia

  • Alessandra Graziottin
  • Filippo Murina


Vulvodynia is often sadly neglected after delivery, despite its frequent comorbidity with dyspareunia in this vulnerable phase of a woman’s life. Although it is not the only sexual complaint occurring after delivery, dyspareunia is a problem that requires specific medical/gynecological attention to its biological basis, as well as careful evaluation of the delivery outcome and the condition of the pelvic floor.


Pelvic Floor Postpartum Depression Post Partum Female Sexual Dysfunction Vaginal Dryness 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Graziottin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Filippo Murina
    • 3
  1. 1.Center of Gynecology and Medical SexologyH. San Raffaele ResnatiMilanItaly
  2. 2.Graziottin Foundation for the cure and care of pain in womenItaly
  3. 3.Department of Vulvar Disease V. Buzzi Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecological ClinicUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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