By Dominique Astorino | Mar 26, 2019

Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., who’s double board-certified in ob-gyn and maternal-fetal medicine, agrees that scarring from C-section incisions could be a potential contributing factor to dyspareunia. “A mucocele—a small defect in the healing of the scar, containing mucus—within a very low transverse uterine incision can cause pain, bladder urgency, and dyspareunia,” she said.

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