When sex hurts: More women in Singapore seek help for vaginismus

Cases of vaginismus are rising in Singapore, with KK Women's and Children's Hospital's sexual health clinic recording 100 new cases last year.
Cases of vaginismus are rising in Singapore, with KK Women's and Children's Hospital's sexual health clinic recording 100 new cases last year.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - It was Ms Puva's dream to have a child, but she was unable to consummate her marriage for seven years after getting hitched at 27.

Every time she and her then husband tried to have sex, she ended up crying as she would be in immense pain.

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