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why is my vagina burning

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Things to try...: There are many possible reasons: an infection, sexual trauma, a skin condition, allergic reaction, menopause, etc all can cause burning after interco ... Read More

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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Dyspareunia: You may be describing dyspareunia, especially vaginismus. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/painful-intercourse/basics/definitio ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure.: Yeast infection? Inflammation? Friction? Other infections? Any discharge? If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely yeast: Yeast vaginal infection is the most common cause of vaginal itchiness. You may try some over the counter remedy, if unsuccessful, contact your PCP or ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast Infection?: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. You can try using a vaginal yeast medication for your symptoms. If this doesn't resol ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be yeast : The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the pr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Get tested for: .. infections. The most likely reason for your vaginal itching with any abnormal discharge is bacterial infection. There is also a chance you have a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You have Yeast infec: You may have yeast infection, see your gynecologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast: Probably a yeast infection
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: It is difficult to say what is causing your vagina to hurt without examination.There may be infection as that is the commonest cause of pain in vagina ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: This sounds like STD but a monilial infection may occasionally affect both partners (although it is often asymptomatic in the male partner even if he ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Bladder infection?: Burning upon urination is typically associated w/bladder and/or kidney infections. Itchy vaginal tissue suggests a yeast infection. If you scratch the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough: info to answer this. If not resolving - consider medical eval.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reac ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Many causes: There can be numerous diseases that could cause this problem. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: This sounds like 2 separate issues: vaginitis and a urinary tract infection. Cannot be diagnosed online. Make an appointment with a GYN for definitive ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Unusual complaint and I would suggest that you make an appointment with your OB/GYN physician.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Most likely-: Irritation would be the most common cause, but others exist: chemical; yeast. See your gyn doc if it continues!
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like you might have a yeast infection. See your doctor to get checked to know for sure, because the outcome would determine treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Shouldnt: Does it burn every time? Burning is a sign of pain that something is wrong and should be checked out if it is a recurring problem. Have you ever had ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Likely jock itch: Rec treatment with anti - jock-itch cream and if it does not improve, then go see a doctor asap.
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