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I waxed my vagina using veet wax strips and burnt it so bad the whole area is red and so painful i can barely keep my knickers on or even sit. please?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Hot" wax treatment: I am very sorry that your wax treatment has turned "hot" and feels like the candle flame instead. Medically, the skin of the vulva, hair follicles, and perineum have been "injured" as the hair was removed. Your first step is to see a GYN MD before a possible secondary infection sets in. In the interim, the pain can be addressed by sitting in a hot bath and using ibuprofen temporarily.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2016

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