Springfield, VA
A 17-year-old female asked:

Itchy vagina during period?happens sometimes only when my period is normal or light.my pubic hair and vagina lips itch too.i use unscented tampons.

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Dr. Per Freitag
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Could be local: you might be sensitive to the tampon
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Last updated Jul 9, 2015

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