Pain with intercourse, Vaginal itching: 5 Possible Causes
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What causes pain with intercourse and vaginal itching? 5 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Postmenopausal Atrophic Vaginitis

Postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis normally occurs after menopause. The condition can lead to increased vaginal infections and may make sexual intercourse painful.

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Vaginal Yeast Infection

A vaginal yeast infection is a common female condition caused by a fungus. Symptoms include intense itching, swelling, and irritation. Treatment is often relatively simple.

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Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.

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Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer is a cancer of the vulva, or a female's external genitals. Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of vulvar cancer.

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Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects salivary and lacrimal glands. Read about signs and symptoms.

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