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Vaginal pain

Also known as Vaginal burning and Pain In Vagina

Vaginal pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of vaginal pain are vaginitis, vulvodynia, and urinary tract infection. Other possible causes, such as chlamydia, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with vaginal pain often receive urinalysis, pelvis exam, standard pregnancy test, kidney function tests, electrolytes panel, cardiac enzymes measurement, liver function tests and chlamydia test .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with vaginal pain include metronidazole, fluconazole (diflucan), phenazopyridine (azo), miconazole topical product, terconazole topical, betamethasone-clotrimazole topical, metronidazole topical product, misoprostol, ethinyl estradiol / norgestrel, lactobacillus acidophilus (dofus), sodium bicarbonate, dibucaine topical and diflorasone topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for vaginal pain include sex == female, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == male and age < 1 years almost never get vaginal pain.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.7x
5-14 years
0.5x
15-29 years
2.5x
30-44 years
1.3x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.4x
75+ years
0.3x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.8x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.6x
Other
1.3x
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