When it comes to staying healthy “down there,” it’s a matter of paying close attention to your body. By noticing certain symptoms of serious problems right away, you can treat the cause of those symptoms effectively.
Many symptoms can be caused by unsafe sex, bad hygiene habits, medications like birth control, hormonal issues, and age. Like any other health concern, you want to act fast to nip a problem in the bud as fast as possible.
Many women are hesitant to approach a healthcare professional for fear that they will be judged for their sexual activity, whereas others think that a little itch or a bit of pain may be normal.
Problems don’t go away by avoiding or ignoring them, so if you notice any of the following symptoms, see a doctor as soon as possible: