Changing hormone levels can have dramatic effects on your intimate health, causing everything from thrush and dryness to changes in smell. Hello and welcome to my weekly video blog, and today on A. Vogel Talks Menopause I'm going to talk about six of the most common issues that you can experience with the vagina in the peri-menopause and in the menopause itself. But first of all, I need to ask you a question.
Tingling, Orgasm-like Sensation In Clitoris?
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This condition involves pain in the area around the opening of the vagina. Vulvodynia is persistent pain of the vulva. The vulva is the area around the opening of the vagina. It includes the opening of the vagina, the pubic mound, the inner and outer labia vaginal lips , and the clitoris. The term typically is used to describe chronic pain of the vulva that lasts for at least three months 1 and has no identifiable cause such as a cut or infection. Signs and symptoms of vulvodynia may include: 1. Some women have pain in a specific area of the vulva, such as the clitoris or the vaginal opening.
Vaginal Pain: Symptoms, Causes &Treatment
Most women experience great unease even acknowledging vaginal pain, let alone talking to a doctor about it. This is why many cases of vaginal pain go undiagnosed and untreated for weeks, months and even years. The longer you delay treatment, the worse the pain can get.
If you have pelvic pain, getting a proper diagnosis is never as cut-and-dried as learning, say, that you have high blood pressure. But unlike in the past—where women had to swear off sex and tight jeans to avoid pain—today more doctors are equipped to help you figure out what's wrong so you can get relief. What doctors now know: Chronic pelvic pain is rarely due to just one problem. Even so, you still need to be your own educator and advocate.