Vulvar vestibulitis?

Patient

Q: For at least a month now i have been experiencing pain during sex with my boyfriend (i am a woman). Since becoming sexually active with him i have experienced around 12 UTIs within 18 months, and am currently on a 6 month course of half strength antibiotics to try and fix this. I have self examined and have some redness around the entrance to my vagina. I also experience some pain during urination and exercise, and recently went through a period of extreme itchiness. Any ideas? This pain is putting a bar in my relationship

Doctor

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I'm a 30 year old woman who has been having constant pelvic cramps for a month. They feel like dull menstrual cramps...

Q: I am on the Nexplanon implant and have been for about 13 months now. About 9 months into having it, I had symptoms l...

Q: If you are doing a work up of a patient with LLQ pain or upper abdominal pain, can you tell me the the basic work up ...

Q: My 5 year old just recovered from fever and I seem to have gotten it. I had dolo 650 paracetamol , but temp doesn't s...

Q: Hello. I am a 34 year old male that has never had any serious medical issues. But over the last year I have been havi...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews