Sexual pain is a discomfort during or after sexual intercourse. It is reported that sexual pain is very common and three out of every four women experience it in lifetime. Worldwide 8-21% women are affected with this problem. This condition can either be a temporary problem or a long term one. What are the types of sexual pain? Pain during sexual intercourse can be categorized as a primary or secondary, as a complete or situational, and as a superficial or deep thrust pain. Let us see what we mean by these types. Primary or secondary: Primary pain is a pain that is incurable and exists for the woman's entire sexual lifetime. Secondary pain develops after a symptom-free period of time.