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i have a vaginal burning feeling during and after my period, i wear tampons as it's worse with pads, is that normal?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Examination: Its time to get seen around the time of the symptoms to rule out infection.
Answered on Sep 14, 2016
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Irritants/Infection?: It may be from irritation from the vaginal douching,use of harsh soap or perfume in that area,Wear loose cotton undergarment. Can also be from infection as there are hormonal changes during the periods.If it persists consult your Gynecologist.Pelvic exam,pap smear and culture if indicated to find the cause
Answered on Dec 28, 2015

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Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
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See a doctor: It is possible that you have a vaginal infection and should be evaluated. It is not normal to have this complaints all of the time.
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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See physician: It could be related to tampons but the only way to know for sure is with a proper examination.
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Try postvoid drain..: Try leaning forward to void, tighten the pelvis 2-4 times after each voiding, use less bulky tampon, and soak and dry the genital area with soft paper ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: A skin irritation, infection, herpes.....So see your doctor for an evaluation.
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