Itching Or Burning, Tenderness To Touch And Vaginal Discharge

Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2021

Itching, tenderness or burning of the genital areas, and vaginal discharge all characteristic of vaginal infections. These can include yeast infections as well as sexually-transmitted infections. If you believe you have signs of a vaginal infection, contact your healthcare provider so that you can receive a prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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