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Comment thread on pelvic pain getting iffy 
27th-Jan-2015 01:20 pm

In the original comment, the commenter mentioned that if their MD says all is okay, that OP should be good. They also said, "Good luck! I'm jealous... wish I was having a good time to have a problem with! You go girl!"

I have experience with pelvic pain, including vaginal, and I wanted OP to know that MDs aren't always right, just because they're not trained in pelvic disorders and sexual pain. I also felt really dismissed by their comment on "having a good time to have a problem with." I let the commenter know that pelvic pain, including sexual pain, isn't ever a good time.

They responded defensively, saying their comment was for OP and that OPs pain is from having a new partner and trying new things. I don't really know if ya'll want to intervene yet, but I find it incredibly offensive that they think sexual pain is a good time just because someone has a new partner and is trying new things. It is absolutely not. It can be incredibly devastating, and it's really not okay they dismissed it in the first place and then dismissed it again when they were called out on it.

EDIT: more descriptive title.
28th-Jan-2015 12:49 am (UTC)
I didn't need them to apologize (edit: about not knowing vaginal pain is pelvic pain) -- it was just something I addressed so that OP wouldn't become confused. I can see how the commenter could make that mistake.

Really the big issue for me is how defensive and rude they were about routine pelvic pain being a "fun" thing. I'm sure they wished OP the best, but holy cow -- "intent is not magic," to use an oft-repeated phrase.

EDIT: also, thanks for commenting. I was a bit worried I'd be considered over-sensitive, so I'm glad I'm not the only one who found this comment offensive. I hope you find some solutions for your neck pain!

Edited at 2015-01-28 12:51 am (UTC)
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