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A 22-year-old female asked:

Labia minora itchy but no rash. had sex but was not very wet. also used a new body wash. is my skin irritated from one of these or should i see a doc?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Both possible : Intercourse without natural or artificial lubrication can definitely cause vaginal irritation. Some women have irritations after exposure to certain chemicals found in body wash. Fortunately both of these two issues resolve quickly on their won without treatment. Over the counter vaginal irritation cream can be used if not improving. A gynecologist can help too.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2019

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