could cause pain in the vagina either by causing a sore in or near the vagina (like a herpes
outbreak), or by causing inflammation
of the vagina, urethra, cervix
, or other things in the pelvis (often gonorrhea
If you're having pain in your vagina, you should see a healthcare provider to help you consider appropriate std testing and identify other potential causes.
Answer assisted by Andrea Knittel, Medical Student