A 20-year-old female asked:
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After having sex the opening of my vagina and lips feel irritated and sore. It's been about 5 hours since I had intercourse. Could it be lack of lube?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Likely: If you were not ready for sex, it could result in trauma to the tissue. Using lube would help. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
Answered on Sep 26, 2016

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