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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have pain in vulva ,sometimes extends to vagina, for 2 months now (burning sensation). it's due to using soaps and pads no infection. what to do?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try 1%: hydrocortisone cream to areas twice a day. YYou may need something stronger,though..
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Last updated May 28, 2016

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