Some women may experience allergy symptoms when they come in contact with sperm. The easiest way to cope with sperm allergy is to make sure there is no contact with semen. Couples are usually advised to use condoms every time they have sex. Sometimes, a referral to an allergist can be helpful, and a desensitizing treatment can be performed. There are also medications that a woman may be able to use to alleviate symptoms.
Vulvar surgery might alleviate sexual pain in women with lichen sclerosus (LS), but preoperative sexual counseling is important, according to a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study.