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Does pain accompany all vaginal infections?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Symptoms of vaginal infection are as diverse as the organisms that cause them. Syphilis, hpv, or gonorrhea may produce no symptoms at all.
Others such as yeast or bacteria may produce a discharge, odor and itching or irritation. Pain is not commonly associated with vaginal infection but could be seen with herpes virus or if more localized with an abcess due to typical bacteria.

In brief: No
Symptoms of vaginal infection are as diverse as the organisms that cause them. Syphilis, hpv, or gonorrhea may produce no symptoms at all.
Others such as yeast or bacteria may produce a discharge, odor and itching or irritation. Pain is not commonly associated with vaginal infection but could be seen with herpes virus or if more localized with an abcess due to typical bacteria.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Patricia Roy
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Many vaginal infections cause no symptoms at all, some cause discharge, odor, or itching, and some cause burning.

In brief: No
Many vaginal infections cause no symptoms at all, some cause discharge, odor, or itching, and some cause burning.
Dr. Patricia Roy
Dr. Patricia Roy
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