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Dr. Yongyi Zhu
107 doctors shared insights

Genital Pain (Overview)

Genital pain - soreness/ discomfort/ aching of sexual organs.


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What could cause genital pain?

What could cause genital pain?

Boiling water: If someone poured boiling water on your genitals, it would hurt.

Seriously though, countless things. If you are a female, there are many causes of pain throughout the female genital tract. Maybe a more specific question could be answered better with the character limits. ...Read more

Dr. Yongyi Zhu
107 doctors shared insights

Genital Pain (Overview)

Genital pain - soreness/ discomfort/ aching of sexual organs.


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How to treat with rashes at the genital area? These are creating severe pain and walking is become difficult for me. Please suggest me any treatment.

Skin exam needed: You will need to have an exam to determine the cause and the proper treatment. There are many types of inflammatory skin conditions, and numerous infectious skin conditions possible. The treatments vary significantly. Applying a random treatment can greatly worsen a condition in some instances. Some hints to an infectious condition are if house mates or close contacts have the same symptoms. ...Read more

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Genital pain (Tip)

Light exercise can help a painful areas. ...See more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid having multiple sexual partners
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How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month i get at least two bumps.

How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month i get at least two bumps.

Folliculitis.: This is an example of folliculitis. There are a couple of ways to treat this--topicals such as topical antibiotics or topical corticosteroids. However, a more definitive treatment for this pesky condition would be to have laser hair removal. Even a couple of treatments would reduce the hair diameter enough to likely prevent these large painful foci of inflammation at the site of the hair follicle. ...Read more

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What could cause genital pain?

Boiling water: If someone poured boiling water on your genitals, it would hurt.

Seriously though, countless things. If you are a female, there are many causes of pain throughout the female genital tract. Maybe a more specific question could be answered better with the character limits. ...Read more

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Genital pain (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Living with Genital Herpes (Checklist)

Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of outbreaks
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
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Avoid oral sex when you have fever blisters
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Can the obstructor nerve cause genital pain? I'm female

Can the obstructor nerve cause genital pain? I'm female

Obturator nerve: Have encountered a variety of low level nerve injuries associated with pelvic floor dysfunctions, and more commonly see associated with surgical complications. Find the genitofemoral , pudendal, and ilioinguinal nerves, can be issues, but there can be many more causes of genital pain in your age group such as infection and endometriosis. Recommend a full gynecological evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Right side near male genital pain, help?

Need evaluation: This information is vague. You need evaluation to properly diagnose and treat your pain. ...Read more

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Would a compressed s1 nerve cause genital pain?

Would a compressed s1 nerve cause genital pain?

Not usually: The nerves that primarily innervate the genitals come from t12-l2 region: ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, and genitofemoral nerves. Pudendal nerve arises from s2-s4 and innervates anus, perineum, lower scrotum. Si compression radiculopathy usually associated with pain down the back of thigh and leg into the back and lateral aspect of the foot. Likely another cause for genital pain: prostatitis? ...Read more

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Genital pain (Tip)

Living with back pain can be a pain in the back. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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I am experiencing genital pain under left testicle mostly when sitting. Had same problem 2 years ago urologist didn’t see any issuesWhat should I do?

I am experiencing  genital pain under left testicle mostly when sitting. Had same problem 2 years ago urologist didn’t see any issuesWhat should I do?

?epididymitis: Depending on your age and activity level this may be epididymitis. Sensitivity of the epididymis. Treatment is usually conservative with anti inflammatories (ibuprofen, etc), support clothing, minimizing touch to the area and time. One needs to consider Testicle cancer so an exam by an experienced Urologist or a scrotal ultrasound can be helpful as well to rule this out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital pain. The following also describe me: Groin pain and Pain with urination. What should I do?

See Doctor: It is best to see a Doctor who can examine you and possibly do testing, such as a urinalysis to assure you do not have an infection causing your symptoms. They will be able to adequately assess and diagnose your condition, so the best and most appropriate treatment ensues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Genital pain (Tip)

Turmeric is great for joint pain! ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Pelvic and genital pain (feel like zaps/shocks). Could it be related to my interstitial cysitis or connective tissue disease? What else could cause it

Pelvic and genital pain (feel like zaps/shocks). Could it be related to my interstitial cysitis or connective tissue disease? What else could cause it

Consider other!: Interstitial cystitis is a problem related to the bladder and pain related to changes in the lining of the bladder. Other causes of pain in the pelvic region include problems related to your uterus, ovaries, bowels, and musculo-skeletal issues. Sometimes, the answer comes after consultation with several specialties in order to 'rule out' possible causes. You must be patient with your providers! ...Read more

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Genital pain (Tip)

Desensitization is a great way to lessen incisional pain. ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Genital pain for 2 weeks now,doc checked my testicles and urine sample and came back fine, but pain in genitals & lower ab,don't go away? Help DOCS?

Genital pain for 2 weeks now,doc checked my testicles and urine sample and came back fine, but pain  in genitals & lower ab,don't go away? Help DOCS?

Male pelvic pain: Pain in the testicles and lower abdomen, sometimes with bladder discomfort, without penile discharge or burning on urination, and with normal physical exam, usually is nothing serious. Prostatitis is possible but uncommon at age 23. I'm guessing genitally focused anxiety or male chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Google CPPS; excellent Wikipedia article, also info from Stanford Univ dept of Urology. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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I am experiencing genital itching & genital pain. Swab indicated no growth of any bacteria/yeast - but had pus +++ , no redness, swelling or discharg?

I am experiencing  genital itching & genital pain. Swab indicated no growth of any bacteria/yeast - but had pus +++ , no redness, swelling or discharg?

Vulvitis? Herpes?: You don't say how long this has been going on. If only a few days, a new genital herpes infection sounds like a good possibility. No matter how recent, keep working with your doctor. If you're not seeing a genitourinary medicine specialist, that might be a good next step. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital pain and painful bowel movements.

I am experiencing  genital pain and painful bowel movements.

Pain: The pain you mention needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It MAY be digestion related or something more serious. your doc will help you figure it out and treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Genital Area Pain (Definition)

Genital area pain is a clinical finding in which there is pain near the penis or scrotum in men or the vulva, labia, vagina, uterus, ...Read more