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A 22-year-old female asked:

My vagina has been slightly irritated/burning sensation/itch when being washed use dove sensitive skin now its painful when having sex what it could b?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Assume infection: This sounds like an infection like a yeast infection, but it could also be allergic reaction. Only way to know for sure is to see you physician or gynecologist. It could also be herpes.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
See your DR: Best to see GYN. No diagnosis possible from this vague description. Must have exam. Meanwhile be sure to use plenty of lubrication if you engage in any kind of sex.
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Last updated Feb 3, 2015

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