After foreplay I have a sore area inside the lips of my vagina, which is extremely uncomfortable. I also feel sore after sex. Is there any rash or any spots in the area of the irritation.
Every once in a while, you may notice that things seem a little different below the belt after you have sex. I mean, we all want our vaginas to stay healthy, right? Here is what they told us:.
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Skip navigation! Illustrated by Ly Ngo. By Kendall McKenzie. You should always see a health care provider when you have discomfort or unusual symptoms.
When it comes to bodily pains, having a sore vagina ranks right up there with having your wisdom teeth pulled. So if an intense romp has you waddling let's be real, that's the accurate and extremely unsexy way to describe ityou should probably have a conversation with your partner or your gynecologist or both, TBH. That said, sometimes sex does hurt and it results in an comfortably sore vagina.
Vulvodynia vul-voe-DIN-e-uh is chronic pain or discomfort around the opening of your vagina vulva for which there's no identifiable cause and which lasts at least three months. The pain, burning or irritation associated with vulvodynia can make you so uncomfortable that sitting for long periods or having sex becomes unthinkable. The condition can last for months to years.
Vaginal infections can be caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites or viruses growing in and around your vulva and vagina. Infections of your vagina and vulva can cause symptoms such as soreness and itchiness around your vulva and vagina, and an unusual vaginal discharge. Most vaginal infections can be treated quickly and easily.
Not the kind of burning love you had in mind. The discomfort lasts at least a few hours or even into the next day. You know the action felt good in the moment, and your partner didn't do anything unusual.
Sores ulcersblisters, pimples and lumps can form inside or nearby the vagina. These changes can occur with or without pain. This guide is intended to provide you with a better understanding of what may be causing your problem, if you have one of these changes. This guide is not intended to substitute for an in-office evaluation by your doctor.