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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Vaginal Tenderness (Overview)

Vaginal tenderness is pain that is felt in or around the vagina.


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What can cause vaginal tenderness?

What can cause vaginal tenderness?

Various: Certain conditions may cause vaginal tenderness: infections, allergic reaction (for example, latex allergy with condoms), or at times caginal spasms called vaginismis. Is the tenderness in the vagina or both vaginal and exterior? Any sores or discharge? Any difficulty with penetration? These are all things to consider and know to help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
15 doctors shared insights

Vaginal Tenderness (Overview)

Vaginal tenderness is pain that is felt in or around the vagina.


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Vaginal tenderness, please help me prevent it during sex. Ky?

Vaginal tenderness, please help me prevent it during sex. Ky?

Lots of reasons: Pain with sex is usually a combination of factors, some coming from each of you. A size mismatch, too rough, too dry, too long etc. If the problem does not resolve, then you need to be checked by your family doctor. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Vaginal tenderness from rough sex?

Vaginal tenderness from rough sex?

Common: Genital tissues can be swollen or even bruised after aggressive sexual activity. Foreplay, liberal use of water based lubricants, and breaks in sexual activity can reduce any discomfort and tenderness. If the symptoms persist, you should see your health provider to see if there are any other causes of tenderness including infections. ...Read more

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Vaginal tenderness after sex. Is it him or me?

Probably both: It is usually a combination of factors, some coming from each of you. A size mismatch, too rough, too dry, too long etc. If the problem does not resolve, then you need to be checked by your family doctor. ...Read more

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Vaginal tenderness when I wear tampons, please help?

Vaginal tenderness when I wear tampons, please help?

See your doctor: It sounds lke you need a physical exam. See your doctor in order to get diagnosed. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal tenderness?

Various: Certain conditions may cause vaginal tenderness: infections, allergic reaction (for example, latex allergy with condoms), or at times caginal spasms called vaginismis. Is the tenderness in the vagina or both vaginal and exterior? Any sores or discharge? Any difficulty with penetration? These are all things to consider and know to help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Vaginal tenderness, please help me prevent it during sex. Ky?

Lots of reasons: Pain with sex is usually a combination of factors, some coming from each of you. A size mismatch, too rough, too dry, too long etc. If the problem does not resolve, then you need to be checked by your family doctor. ...Read more

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Any reason why am i having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Any reason why am i having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Dyspaerunia: ? why sex painful for woman. Assuming exogenous lubricants successful, a possible cause is sacroiliac joint subluxation caused by the missionary position exerting leverage on this joint. Pain generated from this joint is known to refer to the mid-pelvis. See an Osteopath to find out if this might be the cause. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why i'm having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Any ideas on why i'm having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Dyspaerunia: ? why sex painful for woman. Assuming exogenous lubricants successful, a possible cause is sacroiliac joint subluxation caused by the missionary position exerting leverage on this joint. Pain generated from this joint is known to refer to the mid-pelvis. See an Osteopath to find out if this might be the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal odor, vaginal tenderness and abnormal vaginal discharge (worsened by: onset after unprotected sex) .

I am experiencing  vaginal odor, vaginal tenderness and abnormal vaginal discharge (worsened by: onset after unprotected sex) .

Time to see GYN MD: It is time to see a GYN MD and get examined for a possible vaginal infection /STD testing. It may be as simple as a bacterial infection, but you need to get examined to make that determination by the MD. ...Read more

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Experiencing vaginal tenderness trying to have sex& I was getting an Pap smear done an it hurt so much/pressure they couldn't do it just swabs Help!!

Experiencing vaginal tenderness 
trying to have sex& I was getting an Pap smear done an it hurt so much/pressure they couldn't do it just swabs
Help!!

Vaginismus: Vaginismus is caused by psychological fear of painful sex which causes your vagina to be unable to relax for penetration of any kind. It is difficult to treat as well. You may need therapy as well as a gynecologist to help you through this. Mindfulness and meditation may help; there are even physical therapists who specialize in treating this disorder. Go back to your doc and ask for referrals ...Read more

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Began p long car ride, vag fullness, firmness , vaginal odor, abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal tenderness. It feels like vaginal canal is full. ?

Began p long car ride, vag fullness, firmness , vaginal odor, abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal tenderness. It feels like vaginal canal is full. ?

It might be full: Aside from the obvious cause of the vaginal odor being a probable vaginal infection, the vaginal fullness may be an intra-pelvic growth or uterine/vaginal prolapse. Go see a GYN MD and find out the answer. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal tenderness. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation, pain while wiping only, and dry skin on labia. ?

I am experiencing  vaginal tenderness. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation, pain while wiping only, and dry skin on labia. ?

Vaginal irritation: Sounds like you have some sort of vaginal infection. Do you have any discharge? You can try using an over the counter antifungal vaginal cream to see if that helps but your best bet would be to go to your doc and get an exam. Prescription pills usually work better because applying anything to an already irritated vaginal area can be really uncomfortable. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal tenderness. What ...

I am experiencing  vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal tenderness. What ...

Needs testing: The most likely cause of this group of symptoms would be a vaginal yeast infection. Over-the-counter yeast medications are available and should fix the problem. I would also want to test you for herpes. This seems less likely but could also explain the symptoms. ...Read more