Any sort of sensitivity and discomfort in the vaginal area can make us very uncomfortable and nervous, feeling that something is not quite right down there.
Vaginal sensitivity manifests as pain or sensitivity to touch in the intimate area, especially during intercourse. These symptoms can also be accompanied by a few other discomforts including changes in discharge, itching, burning, swelling, redness, etc.
The most common causes of sensitivity and pain are irritation, infection and dryness. The treatment differs depending on the cause.
If you are experiencing pain and sensitivity, try applying a cold compress to cause a quick relief and reduce irritation. Keep in mind that in order to get rid of pain and sensitivity, the main cause of discomfort needs to be resolved. If the sensitivity persists, visit your health care provider so that you can get appropriate treatment.Related: Vaginal pain Vaginal redness