Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina.
A woman with this condition may have itching or burning and may notice a discharge. In general, these are symptoms of vaginitis:
- irritation and/or itching of the genital area
- inflammation (irritation, redness, and swelling caused by
the presence of extra immune cells) of the labia majora, labia minora,
or perineal area
- vaginal discharge
- foul vaginal odor
- discomfort or burning when urinating
- pain/irritation with sexual intercourse
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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2011