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A female asked:

I used nair on my vagina and it burns so bad. the area is red and swollen and irritated. and it's very painful... what should i do?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a GYN MD: Unfortunately, you may have been "burned" by the Nair and a GYN MD needs to see the area to make sure that it is not secondarily infected. At that visit medication can be prescribed for pain and "burning".
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Don't use Nair there: Rinse with cool water - and if this is your vagina that is involved - I agree with medical assessment.
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