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I have vaginal burning when its close to time for my period what does that mean

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 25 years experience
How bad?: Every cycle? How bad is burning? Always the same distribution? Recurrent herpes flares can occur at this time as its a hormonally stressful and that ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Itching: You have to be checked out for sexually transmitted diseases. Seek medical help.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
PH: Vaginal health depends upon vaginal pH (acid/base balance). Normal vaginal pH is 4, but menstrual blood has a pH of 7.4. Yeast infections may produce ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Infection: Typically a burning sensation in the vagina implies a yeast or bacterial infection. You should see your gynecolologist and get tested. Sometimes duri... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Very "soft" sign ...: ...Excuse the pun! I know when you are TTC you are watching your body very carefully. This subjective feeling inside your vagina is not reliable for d... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You may have a : Separate problem called interstitial cystitis. It's inflammation of the bladder either from bacterial infection or hormonal imbalance. Sometimes it i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience
Yes,: Sometimes women can develop a sensitivity or mild allergy to the protective garments they use. You can try to wait it out and see if it gets better; ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: It is hard to tell exactly what you are describing on the internet, but often yeast infections can get worse just before your menses, and can cause bu... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yeast: Yeast is most likely, but trichomonas and other infections are also possible.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Iman Sharif
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Possible infection: You may have an infection. You should see a doctor to be examined.