Experience a Sharp Pain While Masturbating

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 08:48
Submitted by Betty Dodson

Hi Dr Betty,

I don't know who else to ask as I'd feel really awkward going to my doctor about this! So I'd be really grateful if you could provide some guidance.

First thing to mention is that I don't really masturbate a lot. I have never orgasmed either alone or with a partner. I've never really let that bother me too much, but my new boyfriend seems really hassled by it so I figured I should try.

So in the last couple of weeks I've been trying to masturbate (clitoral stimulation) but very recently every time I reach a point where I get really sharp pains in my mons pubis region, and even to an extent my lower abdomen. The pain is actually quite severe and I have to stop immediately. This pain only occurs when I'm applying repetitive pressure to my clit (either through clothes or directly). Any ideas what this could be, and how to stop it?

Thanks in advance!

Dear P,

My first thought is the type of pressure your using. I suggest you read Fist Time Orgasm. Go onto our first page and check out the topics we offer in the left hand column.

What seems to be happening to girls who are pre-orgasmic is holding unrealistic ideas and expectations of what an orgasm will feel like. Right after we come, the clitoris is hyper sensitive and signals this with pain or discomfort or whatever so we will stop! So you might be having beginning baby orgasms but you are unable to identify due to your lack of sex education. and no experience with masturbation. Keep practicing and when you feel discomfort or pain, simply stop. If we don't learn to recognize those small reflexes they will not grow into full orgasms.

Dr. Betty

Liberating women one orgasm at a time

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