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Causes of Vaginismus

Causes of Vaginismus

The cause of vaginismus is not known, but possible causes include sexual abuse and psychological factors. A history of pain with sexual intercourse may exacerbate vaginismus.

List of causes of Vaginismus

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Vaginismus) that could possibly cause Vaginismus includes:

  • Fear of sex
  • Unpleasant sexual experience
  • Negative attitude to sex

Vaginismus: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Vaginismus, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Vaginismus:

Vaginismus: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Vaginismus: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Vaginismus:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Vaginismus may be found in:


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