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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,no itching). it's due to using soaps and pads. what to do?

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Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Vaginitis: Consider hydrocortisone cream, and consider trying monistat even though it doesnt itch
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Change soaps, pads: Change the irritating soaps and pads and hopefully that will resolve your issued
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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