VaginitisOverview

overview

Vaginitis is inflammation of the vagina. It's commonly caused by an infection or irritation of the vagina.

symptoms

Symptoms of vaginitis include abnormal vaginal discharge, an itchy vagina and pain when peeing.

causes

Common causes of vaginitis include thrush, bacterial vaginosis, perfumed soaps, bubble bath and some sexually transmitted infections.

treatments_overview

Vaginitis can usually be treated with antifungal medicines or antibiotics, depending on the cause.

Page last reviewed: 26/01/2017
Next review due: 26/01/2020