A 25-year-old female asked:
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my period came on this morning but its burning my vagina lips. what does that mean?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Typically a burning sensation in the vagina implies a yeast or bacterial infection. You should see your gynecolologist and get tested. Sometimes during one's cycle, it's difficult to describe the type of discharge you're having and you need some lab testing to determine the cause.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014
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