After a night (or several) of wild sex is likely and perhaps even normal that hurts you down there. But if that is not the reason, there are other important reasons why the vagina hurts to which you have to pay attention.

Ready to know them?

  1. Herpes

Accepting that have contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD), but according to statistics, about one in six adults is infected by some in the course of his life.

The herpes symptoms include blisters and pain visible. While there is no cure for herpes, your doctor may prescribe medications to reduce the frequency of outbreaks and help manage pain.

  1. Yeast Infection 

While yeast infection usually does not cause pain, it can make you feel dryness and itching in the vagina.

The odds that you suffer a yeast infection are high. Our best advice: consult your gynecologist who will prescribe an antifungal cream to use until the symptoms have disappeared.

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  1. Vaginal dryness

Although you might think that this is a problem only for postmenopausal women, you could be wrong. Thanks to birth control pills low estrogen, many young women experience vaginal dryness, which can also make sex, becomes painful. Therefore, if you feel your vagina does not lubricate as it used to, it is a good time to consult with your doctor.

  1. endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease

If you have pain during intercourse and during your period, these symptoms may be pointing towards endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease (an infection of the female reproductive organs). Another symptom is excessive bleeding during menstruation.

  1. Vulvodynia

Although only about 9% of women have this type of pain in their lives, discomfort usually occurs during penetration or even when you are inserting a tampon. For some women, even pain is spontaneous and unrelated to sex.

If your doctor diagnosed vulvodynia, he treated with topical medications, such as lidocaine, which are also used for fibromyalgia.

Our final tip: if a passenger pain should not worry, happen in a day or two. If the pain in the vagina is unbearable or lasts longer than a few days, consult your doctor. And pay attention to these 5 things your vagina is trying to tell you and you do not realize.