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A 20-year-old female asked:

Labia minora reddish had itchiness few days ago;no odors or weird discharge.burning sensation during protected sex. what coud b da caus of dis?

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Dr. Richard Threet
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Labial trauma: There is no way from what is stated to determine which came first, the redness/itching before or after sex. If protected sex is a latex condom, it could be an allergic reaction to the latex. If there is also a lubricant used, the same could apply. Other considerations would be any chemicals being used in the region, i.e. Laundry detergents, perfumes, bath soaps, scented toilet tissue.
Last updated Apr 25, 2014

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