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Vagina Conditions

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40 Vagina Conditions

Abscess

Symptoms Include:
Pain  |  Lump  |  Redness  |  Pus

 

A bacterial infection frequently causes an abscess, which is a painful collection of pus. Abscesses can form in any part of the body. If you suspect you have one, see your doctor. Without therapy, they normally do not improve.

 

Related Conditions:
Staph infection

Bartholin’s cyst

Symptoms Include:
Swelling  |  Pain  |  Redness  | Temperature

 

A Bartholin’s cyst is a tiny fluid-filled sac that appears on either side of the vaginal entrance in the skin. It’s a soft, harmless bump that normally doesn’t create any issues. If you notice a bump there, see your doctor receive a diagnosis and rule out more serious problems.

 

Related Conditions:
Abscess

Bleeding between periods

Symptoms Include:
Bleeding between periods

 

Bleeding between periods can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of them may not be cause for alarm, but if you’re concerned, seek medical advice.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Blood in urine (haematuria)

Symptoms Include:
Blood in urine

 

The most prevalent causes of blood in the urine (pee) are discussed on this page. This guide is not intended to be used for self-diagnosis. It’s critical to see a doctor and get the correct diagnosis.

Cervical cancer

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Painful sex | Discharge | Bleeding between periods

 

Cervical cancer is cancer that develops in the cervix of a woman (the entrance to the womb from the vagina). Because the symptoms aren’t always visible, it’s critical to keep your cervical screening check-ups. If you have any unusual vaginal bleeding, visit your doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Cancer

Cystitis

Symptoms Include:
Pain peeing | Tummy ache | Peeing more | Need to pee

 

A bladder infection commonly causes cystitis, which is inflammation of the bladder. It’s a frequent sort of urinary tract infection (UTI), especially in women, and it’s usually more of a bother than a major problem.

 

Related Conditions:
Blood in urine (haematuria) | Urinary tract infections in adults | Urinary tract infections in children | Smelly urine

Early or delayed puberty

Symptoms Include:
Problems with sexual development

 

When a child reaches puberty, their bodies begin to develop and change in preparation for adulthood. There’s usually no need to be concerned if puberty doesn’t begin around the age of puberty (see below). If it starts before the age of eight or hasn’t started by the age of fourteen, consult your doctor.

Fibroids

Symptoms Include:
Heavy periods | Painful periods | Tummy ache | Peeing more

 

Fibroids are noncancerous growths that form in or around the uterus (womb). Muscle and fibrous tissue make up the growths, which vary in size. Because they have no symptoms, many women are unaware that they even have fibroids.

 

Related Conditions:
Period pain

Genital herpes

Symptoms Include:
Blistering | Ulceration | Discharge | Pain peeing

 

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STI). The condition can be spread via vaginal, anal, and oral intercourse. Treatment at a sexual health clinic may be beneficial. Symptoms usually go away on their own, although they can reappear.

Genital warts

Symptoms Include:
Skin lesions

 

Small fleshy growths, lumps, or skin abnormalities that occur on or around the genital or anal area are known as genital warts.

Heavy periods

Symptoms Include:
Heavy periods

 

Although heavy periods are typical, they can have a significant impact on a woman’s daily life. They don’t always have an underlying cause, but they might be caused by issues like fibroids or endometriosis, so have your symptoms looked out for.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)

Symptoms Include:
Bruising | Joint pain | Tummy ache | Blood in urine

 

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a blood vessel disorder that results in a patchy rash in youngsters. It’s normally not dangerous, but it can cause kidney problems in certain people. If a rash occurs, you should always seek medical guidance for a diagnosis.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

Symptoms Include:
Lumps | Redness | Pus | Pain

 

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic skin disorder that causes pain. It leads to skin abscesses and scars. It’s unclear what causes hidradenitis Suppurativa. It commonly develops around sweat glands near hair follicles, such as in the groyne, buttocks, breasts, and armpits.

HIV and AIDS

Symptoms Include:
Can’t fight infections | Temperature | Sore throat | Rash

 

HIV is a virus that damages your immune system, making it more vulnerable to infection and disease. It’s most usually spread while having sex without using a condom.

Infertility

Symptoms Include:
Low fertility

 

Infertility occurs when a couple is unable to conceive (get pregnant) despite having regular unprotected intercourse. Around one out of every seven couples may have trouble conceiving. Within a year, the majority of couples will conceive spontaneously. After a year, if you and your partner haven’t conceived, you should see a doctor.

Irregular periods

Symptoms Include:
Irregular periods

 

Some women’s menstrual cycles aren’t always predictable. They may have early or late periods. They can differ in terms of how long they persist or how heavy they are at any given time.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems
Lichen Sclerosus

 

Symptoms Include:
Skin lesions | Itch | Pain | Painful sex

 

Lichen Sclerosus is a chronic skin disorder that primarily affects the vaginal area. Itching and white spots are common symptoms. It is most frequent in women who have gone through menopause, although it can also affect men and children. Although there is presently no cure, symptoms can usually be managed with medicine.

Loss of libido

Symptoms Include:
Low sex drive

 

Libido loss (sex drive loss) is a typical ailment that many men and women have at some time in their lives. It’s frequently associated with marital problems, stress, or exhaustion, but it might also indicate an underlying medical problem, such as low hormone levels.

Menopause

Symptoms Include:
Rash | Temperature | Insomnia | Low mood

 

When a woman reaches menopause, she no longer has periods and is no longer able to conceive naturally. It usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. Periods normally begin to become less frequent over the course of a few months or years before ceasing entirely. They can come to a halt at any time.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Miscarriage

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Cramps | Tummy ache | Blood clot

 

A miscarriage occurs when a pregnancy is lost before it reaches the 24-week term. Vaginal bleeding is the most common indicator of a miscarriage, and it’s often followed by cramping and pain in your lower abdomen. If you’re experiencing vaginal bleeding, see your doctor or a midwife.

Molar pregnancy

Symptoms Include:
Blood | Nausea | Vomiting | Swollen tummy

 

When a foetus does not grow normally in the womb, it is referred to as a molar pregnancy. Instead of a healthy foetus, a lump of aberrant cells forms in the womb.

Ovarian cancer

Symptoms Include:
Bloating | Tummy ache | Poor appetite | Peeing more

 

Ovarian cancer, often known as ovarian cancer, is a common malignancy in women. It primarily affects women who have gone through menopause (typically over 50), but it can sometimes affect younger women. If you have any of the symptoms listed below, you should see a doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Cancer

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

Symptoms Include:
Pelvic pain | Painful sex | Pain peeing | Bleeding between periods

 

The infection of the female upper genital system, which includes the womb, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, is known as a pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID is a prevalent ailment. It primarily affects sexually active women between the ages of 15 and 24. If you have any symptoms, visit a doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Period pain

Pelvic organ prolapse

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Vaginal lump | Painful sex | Peeing more

 

When one or more of the pelvic organs fall down from their usual place and bulge into the vagina, this is known as pelvic organ prolapse. If you find a lump in or around your vaginal area, or if you have any of the signs of prolapse, consult a doctor.

Pemphigus vulgaris (PV)

Symptoms Include:
Blistering | Pain | Ulceration | Mouth ulcers

 

PV is a rare but serious disorder that causes painful blisters to form on the skin and lining of the mouth, nose, throat, and genitals. If you develop severe or recurring blisters or sores in your mouth or on your skin, see a doctor to have your symptoms assessed.

Period pain

Symptoms Include:
Painful periods

 

Most women feel period pain as a regular component of their menstrual cycle. It commonly manifests as excruciating stomach pains that travel to the back and thighs. It can come in strong spasms at times, or it can be dull but consistent at other times.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Period problems

 

If you’re having trouble with your periods, there’s help and support available. It’s a good idea to keep a diary of your symptoms throughout your menstrual cycle before seeing a doctor. This might offer your doctor an understanding of what happens during your cycle and when it happens.

Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Vaginal lump | Tummy ache | Cough

 

Persistent trophoblastic disease and choriocarcinoma are two types of pregnancy-related tumours that are extremely rare. Gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTTs) are what they’re called.

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Symptoms Include:
Abnormal periods | Low fertility | Excess hair | Weight gain

 

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is a condition that alters the way a woman’s ovaries function. If you have PCOS, you will most likely discover symptoms in your late teens or early twenties. If you suspect you might have PCOS, talk to a doctor.

Postmenopausal bleeding

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding

 

When a woman’s periods stop, she enters menopause. It mainly strikes women between the ages of 45 and 55. Any bleeding from the vaginal area after a period has been missed for more than a year should be evaluated by a doctor. Postmenopausal bleeding is the name given to this illness.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Sjögren’s syndrome

Symptoms Include:
Dry eyes | Dry mouth | Dry skin | Tiredness

 

Sjögren’s syndrome (pronounced Show- grins) affects bodily parts that produce fluids such as tears and spit (saliva). It usually begins between the ages of 40 and 60, and it affects far more women than males. It’s a long-term illness that can have an impact on your everyday life, but there are therapies available to assist alleviate symptoms.

Stopped or missed periods

Symptoms Include:
Abnormal periods

 

There are a variety of reasons why a woman may miss her period or have no period at all. The average woman has a period every 28 days, however, cycles might be somewhat shorter or longer (from 21 to 40 days). If you’ve missed more than three periods in a row, see a doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Period problems

Threadworms

Symptoms Include:
Itch | Irritable | Poor sleep | Weight loss

 

Threadworms (pinworms) are little worms that live in your faeces. They’re common among kids and spread quickly. You don’t need to see your doctor when treating them.

 

Related Conditions:
Worms in humans | Roundworm | Tapeworms

Urinary incontinence

Symptoms Include:
Incontinent | Leaking of urine

 

The unintended passing of urine is known as urinary incontinence (pee). It’s a common occurrence in the UK, health trusts offer assistance and support to the public with incontinence difficulties. Seeking help might be the first step toward figuring out how to deal with the problem.

 

Related Conditions:
Bowel incontinence

Urinary tract infections in adults

Symptoms Include:
Tummy ache | Pain peeing | Peeing more | Need to pee

 

UTIs (urinary tract infections) are extremely common. Bacteria are the most common cause of urinary tract infections, which can be painful and unpleasant. However, they normally go away after a few days or can be readily treated with medication. Women are more common than males to develop urinary tract infections.

Vaginal cancer

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Painful sex | Discharge | Vaginal lump

 

Cancer of the vaginal area is known as vaginal cancer. Cervical cancer, for example, has the potential to migrate to the vaginal area. This page is dedicated to cancers that start in the vaginal area.

 

Related Conditions:
Cancer

Vaginal discharge

Symptoms Include:
Discharge

 

A clear or white discharge from your vaginal area is typical and healthy. This mucus is produced naturally by the cervix, which is the womb’s neck.

 

Related Conditions:
Vaginal thrush

Vaginal thrush

Symptoms Include:
Discharge | Itch | Pain | Pain peeing

 

Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects nearly every woman at some point in their life. It could be unpleasant and inconvenient. It can, however, typically be addressed with over-the-counter or prescription medication from your doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Vaginal discharge

Vaginismus

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Difficulty having sex | Painful sex | Anxiety

 

When you try to insert something into your vagina, it abruptly tightens up. This is known as vaginismus. It is painful and stressful, but it is treatable. See the section on when to seek medical advice for further information.

Vulval cancer

Symptoms Include:
Itch | Pain | Thickened skin | Discolouration

 

Vulva cancer is an uncommon kind of cancer that affects women. If you detect any changes in the appearance of your vulva (see symptoms below), visit your doctor. These alterations should be explored, even if they are unlikely to be the outcome of cancer.

 

Related Conditions:
Cancer

Vulvodynia (vulval pain)

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Burning

 

Vulvodynia is severe pain in the vulva that persists for no apparent reason (the skin surrounding the entrance to the vagina). It can affect women of all ages, and it frequently occurs in otherwise healthy women. Vulvodynia can be a difficult condition to live with. If you experience recurrent vulval pain, see a doctor.

Womb (uterus) cancer

Symptoms Include:
Vaginal bleeding | Blood after menopause | Discharge | Bleeding between periods

 

Uterine (womb) cancer is a common disease that affects women’s reproductive systems. The most common sign is abnormal vaginal bleeding. If you have this symptom, see your doctor as soon as possible. While uterine cancer is unlikely to be the cause, it’s preferable to be safe.

 

Related Conditions:
Cancer
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