A 20-year-old female asked:

Before starting my period i feel burning, and also when i insert a tampon it burns. i have never been sexually active. what can be causing this?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Many possibilities: Vestibulitis, yeast infection, interstitial cystitis, urinary tract infection, and dermatitis are among the plethora of possibilities. See a gynecologist, he/she will be gentle and thorough to help you feel better.
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