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A 52-year-old female asked:

Have pain,burning&itchy sensations for over 6 mos at my vulva&mons pubis after a pelvic us.have used sitz bath sometimes.tonight,the water in the bath was too hot.got off it righ away.vulva&mons pubis are bothered.can hot water harm vulva&mons pubis?

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Dr. Israel Martinez Desales
Dr. Israel Martinez Desalesanswered
Specializes in Atención de Urgencias
Depends : If the water is too hot it can harm you although I would recommend getting it checked-out.
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