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Pain in vagina

Conditions

Genital Herpes in Women

Genital herpes is a common infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV).

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Painful vaginal ulcer or blister
  • Pain in vagina
  • Pain when passing urine
  • Unusual vaginal discharge
  • Difficulty passing urine

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Genital Herpes in Women.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Vaginal pain

Vulvodynia is persistent, unexplained pain of the vulva, the skin surrounding the vagina.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in vagina
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Lower sex drive
  • Pain during sex

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Vaginal pain.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Vaginismus

Vaginismus is when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily whenever there is an attempt to penetrate it.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lower sex drive
  • Pain in vagina
  • Fear of sex
  • Pain during sex
  • Anxiety

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Vaginismus.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Vaginitis

Vaginitis means inflammation (soreness and swelling) of the vagina.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Itchy vagina
  • Unusual vaginal discharge
  • Pain in vagina
  • Pain when passing urine
  • Difficulty passing urine

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Vaginitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Vulval Cancer

Cancer of the vulva is a rare type of cancer with less than 1,200 new cases being diagnosed each year in the UK.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Vaginal rash
  • Itchy vagina
  • Unusual vaginal discharge
  • Pain in vagina
  • Pain when passing urine

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Vulval Cancer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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