The Ohnut just might be the solution to painful sex. She needed to do something, and she had an idea: What if she could somehow put a buffer between her genitals and those of her partners? After experimenting with several random Amazon purchases, she had the very first prototype of what would eventually become the Ohnut —a stack of squishy rings that slips over a penis or dildo. The idea is that the rings which look kind of like a baby-blue donut—hence the name Ohnut act as a bumper during penis-in-vagina sex. The rings easily come apart and connect so couples can adjust the depth of the bumper to their personal needs. So how good does a sex bumper actually work?
Sexual Health: Female Pain During Sex (Dyspareunia)
The Ohnut Prevents Too-Deep Penetration to Help With Painful Sex - Health
Educating yourself and reaching out for help are two of the most important steps toward taking sex from ouch to ooooooh. Painful sex has a medical term, dyspareunia, and while it often occurs during intercourse, it may also happen before or after a romp. Sorenson J, et al. Evaluation and treatment of female sexual pain: A clinical review. DOI: In the United States, 10 to 20 percent of people with vaginas report experiencing discomfort during the deed.
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