It can take a month or two for your cycle to return to normal, but if three months go by without a period, you should talk to your GP. Stress, Low Weight, hormonal imbalances and excessive exercise can all cause periods to stop, but for around in 1,000 under-30′s its due to premature ovarian failure (early menopause).
The problem with leaving it is that painful sex can be self-perpetuating. If it hurts once and you fear it will hurt again, you may tense your vaginal muscles, making any pain much worse. If the pain only occurs during deep penetration, there may be inflammation caused by endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, or even IBS. Do see your GP for a full check-up.
Yes, – There are a number of options. If anti-inflammatory painkillers aren’t working, the contraceptive pill can help. Alternative treatments include magnet therapy and acupuncture which can help to block the pain.
A fishy smell is typical of bacterial vaginosis – a sign that the normal balance of bacteria in your vagina is disturbed. Washing with plain water instead of scented products can restores the balance, but your doctor can also prescribe antibiotics or a vaginal gel to treat it if the problem persists.
If you’ve never climaxed with a partner, look at your expectations of sex – not every woman climaxes during intercourse and you may need more clitoral stimulation. Climaxing can also be to do with learning to let go of your inhibitions – and not just in bed. Seeing a sex therapist can help you with this and any other specific problems in your current relationship