Skip to content

Women's Health

Font Size

Check Your Symptoms

Step One
Step Two
Step Three

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • You are pregnant or think you might be pregnant: Go to the topic Pregnancy-Related Problems.
  • You have symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease (STD): Go to the topic Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
    • Do not have sex until you have been treated by your doctor.
    • Your partner or partners may need to be evaluated and possibly treated as well.
  • Burning with urination, frequent urination, or flank pain: Go to the topic Urinary Problems, Age 12 and Older.
Note:

If you plan to see a doctor, do not douche, use vaginal creams or suppositories, or have sex for 48 hours before your appointment.

Do you have pelvic or lower abdominal pain with other symptoms?

Do you think your vaginal symptoms may be caused by sexual abuse?

Do you have a rash, sore, blister, or lump in your vaginal area?

Do you have vaginal itching or a change in your vaginal discharge?

Do you think you have a vaginal infection?

Do you think your vaginal symptoms may be caused by a medicine?

Do you feel a bulging into your vagina or increased pelvic pressure with movement?

Do you have pain or bleeding with sex?

Are you unable to remove an object from your vagina?

Do you have vaginal symptoms that have not improved with treatment?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

1|2

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: February 01, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

Today on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Test your knowledge.
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
 
birth control pills
Learn about your options.
insomnia
Is it menopause or something else?
 
woman in bathtub
Slideshow
Doctor discussing screening with patient
VIDEO
 
bp app on smartwatch and phone
Slideshow
iud
Expert views
 

Send yourself a link to download the app.

Loading ...

Please wait...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

Blood pressure check
Slideshow
hot water bottle on stomach
Quiz
 
question
Assessment
Attractive young woman standing in front of mirror
Quiz