A member asked:

My vagina at the top of my lips are red and peel and it itches and burns what is wrong?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Exam needed: Possible causes could include, among other things, yeast, herpes, contact dermatitis, eczema.
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The inside of my vagina is peeling, itches on and off, is usually red, and sex is painful...what could it be?
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
An infection: It is probably a vaginal infection that needs a GYN MD visit to analyze and provide Rx care.
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A female asked:
I had a Chemical burn on my vagina because I used vagisil, now it's heeling but my vagina is peeling and itches a lot. How long will the itch last?
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Until it heals: Itching is the first stage of the pain response from the chemical burn and tissue exfoliation. If the itching continues beyond one week, go see a MD ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
I have a red rash with some peeling in the crease of my thigh and it also has spread partially on my vagina too. It itches sometimes. what to do?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Evaluation: Don't guess - get it checked out to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
What to do for the last week my vagina has been itching and burning like crazy! and then last friday the lips started peeling?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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A female asked:
I have a red blotchy rash around my vaginal area particularly between each lip and my leg. It itches and sometimes burns and I've noticed one bump.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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