What other symptoms might occur with clitoris pain?

Clitoris pain may accompany other symptoms, which vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. Symptoms that frequently affect the clitoris may also involve other body systems.

Vulvar symptoms that may occur along with clitoris pain

Clitoris pain may accompany other symptoms affecting the vulvar region including:

  • Bleeding
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Raw sensation
  • Stinging
  • Throbbing

Other symptoms that may occur along with clitoris pain

Clitoris pain may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:

  • Bloody or pink-colored urine (hematuria)
  • Difficulty urinating (dysuria) and urinary retention
  • Fever and chills
  • Nerve problems that cause pain, numbness or tingling
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Rash in other areas of the body

Symptoms that might indicate a serious condition

In some cases, clitoris pain may occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have clitoris pain along with other serious symptoms including:

  • Abdominal, pelvic, or lower back pain that can be severe
  • High fever (higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia)

What is clitoris pain?

Clitoris pain can result from damage or injury to any of the structures of the vulva (external genitalia), including the inner and outer labia, the vaginal opening, and the clitoris. The symptoms may be constant or variable and may improve or worsen with movement or sexual activity. Clitoris pain may be described as a raw sensation or a burning, itching or stinging feeling that ranges in intens... Read more about clitoris painintroduction


What causes clitoris pain?

Infections and skin disorders may cause clitoris pain. Disease or injury of any of the structures in the vulvar region can also result in clitoris pain. Further, clitoris pain can stem from underlying conditions that involve the body as a whole, such as diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy (disorder that causes dysfunction of nerves that lie outside your brain and spinal cord) associated with diabet... Read more about clitoris paincauses

Medical Reviewer: Cynthia Haines, MD Last Annual Review Date: Aug 1, 2013 Copyright: © Copyright 2014 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Health Grades, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the HealthGrades User Agreement.