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the outside of my vagina is very sore and I have some burning

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
More information..: We would need more information on what other symptoms your are presenting. If your period is late possible pregnancy. Other possibilities: infection, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It might be a yeast: Infection. See your physician or gynecologist for accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be trauma: If the burning has been going on for a year and is after sex it may be from microtears to your vagina if your patner is big and you have minimal forep ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should try using a lubricant like KY jelly before sex. Use it liberally ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Which lip?: Which lip? Mouth (oral) lip dryness due to winter conditions, and windy conditions. Resolves with moisturizers on lips such as vaseline.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflamed or infected: Go see your gyn for a thorough exam. Take care!
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginitis: There are too many possibilities to judge the cause, maybe more than one. Strong odor suggests certain kinds of infection (bacterial vaginosis, tricho ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely...: At your age, but could be lots of different issues, including stds, especially in setting of unprotected intercourse. See md, get examined, use condom ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: We're not able to evaluate this online. It might be a yeast infection, genital herpes, or something else. I would recommend seeing a doctor.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Visit your doc: Angular cheilitis could be a multifactorial problem (your underlying condition, bacterial or fungal infection, vitamin deficiency (Vit B mostly)). Vi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be irritation : Could be irritation or a possible yeast infection... can use a combination of clotrimazole and hydrocortisone Please consult me if you need additiona ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : See your doctor for an exam. Best wishes!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dario Roque
11 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Possible : It's possible that this could be a herpes outbreak but there may be other causes. Best thing to do is see your physician or a gynecologist for evaluat ... Read More
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Dr. Vinita Speir
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You : You should see an ob/gyn who can check you for sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia and also for bacterial vaginosis which can cause thos ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not normal: Please see your doctor right away. You might have an infection or other injury to the vaginal area, and this will need treatment. Be well.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several: Candida albicans - thrush strept throat mononucleosis some other infection- bacterial or viral need full history of any other disease, examinat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cracking/fissures: These can be signs of a female vaginal yeast infection. I suggest trying over the counter miconzaole ( Monistat ) cream for 3-4 days and wear loose un ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly yeast: What you are describing suggests a yeast infection. You may try one of the many over the counter treatments (i suggest one of the 3 day creams) but i ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Your genito-urinary symptoms deserves an effort to make sure of no vaginal and/or urinary tract infections - yeast-/ bacterial-/ STD-related, which co ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast Infection: This is very common. Yeast medications, called anti-fungals are readily available without prescriptions.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginitis: It sounds like you have inflammation of your genital area. Common causes of swelling and discharge in a young person are bacterial and common "yeast ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
I am worried about: STD. see a gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It may be but not all vaginal infections are yeast. If this is something new you have never experienced before you should contact your md.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure but...: .. most likely infectious disease. Please get yourself to a healthcare professional GYN or family doctor for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Thanks ... Read More

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