1. Redness and pimples around the genitals
Bumps and pimples in the vagina and vulva are not uncommon and usually is not a sign of something serious. For example, sometimes caused be ingrown hairs, especially if you shave and have sensitive skin. But such bumps may be warts, which are caused by papillomavirus (HPV). You can become infected both through traditional and through anal sex and through sex toys. If you have suspicions, check out a doctor as soon as possible.
2. Pain when urinating
This is often a symptom of cystitis — urinary bladder inflammation. Up to 40% of women at least once encountered him. It’s not an infection, but cystitis can be caused by it. Pain or irritation when you visit the toilet can be symptoms of gonorrhea, syphilis or trichomoniasis.
Can be caused by many different reasons, and some of them do not give reason for concern. But if you have had unprotected sex or have problems with menstruation, it is better to consult a doctor. Among the possible reasons: chlamydia, polycystic and even the effects of stress.
4. Any type of pain
Some infections can cause pain or discomfort. It is a way the body to tell the brain that something is wrong. If you often sore lower abdomen, it can be a sign of gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomoniasis. If it hurts during sex, don’t ignore it.
5. Eye infection
The same gonorrhea and chlamydia can cause eye pain if you accidentally put vaginal lubricant or semen (which is easy). Remember that if you have the first sex with a new partner, you may not know his history!
6. The absence of symptoms
A pretty common situation. For example, chlamydia half ill never manifests as genital herpes or gonorrhea. The best way to protect yourself is to regularly get tested and use a condom.