It's common to be afraid to have sex when you have back pain. But it doesn't have to stop you from having a satisfying sex life.
Talk to your partner about which movements are comfortable for you and which aren't. And if the thought of having pain during sex terrifies you, talk about that too.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if you have any problems.
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Current as of: November 29, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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