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Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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My vagina has been slightly irritated/burning sensation/itch when being washed Use dove sensitive skin Now its painful when having sex What it could b?

My vagina has been slightly irritated/burning sensation/itch when being washed Use dove sensitive skin Now its painful when having sex What it could b?

See your DR: Best to see GYN. No diagnosis possible from this vague description. Must have exam. Meanwhile be sure to use plenty of lubrication if you engage in any kind of sex. ...Read more

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I have pain after protected intercourse in my vagina & a little burning sensation when peeing. I was told it is vaginitis. Please help me confirm this?

I have pain after protected intercourse in my vagina & a little burning sensation when peeing. I was told it is vaginitis. Please help me confirm this?

More info needed: "Vaginitis" means inflammation of the vagina. There are several different kinds. The most likely to cause burning on urination is candida (yeast) infection, but other things can do the same, especially STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, or herpes. Check with the doctor or clinic where you were diagnosed; of if you haven't yet had profesional care, do it ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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After intercourse I experience pain in my lower abdomen and a burning sensation during and after in my vagina. Wat precautions do I have to take?

After intercourse I experience pain in my lower abdomen and a burning sensation during and after in my vagina. Wat precautions do I have to take?

Urinate/wash vulva: Urinating after sex/washing off with water helps prevent bladder infections. It is common to notice burning in the vagina after intercourse due to the micro tears from rubbing. Try a lubricant next time. A vaginal infection can also cause this. Abdominal pain can be caused by many things including endometriosis, constipation or pain from your uterus after an orgasm. See your doctor for some tests. ...Read more

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Recently I have been experiencing a burning pain during intercourse, it almost feels like I'm being cut open inside of my Vagina. I thought it was the condoms but we bought other condoms and it still hurts. What should I do?

Recently I have been experiencing a burning pain during intercourse, it almost feels like I'm being cut open inside of my Vagina. I thought it was the condoms but we bought other condoms and it still hurts. What should I do?

Pain w/ sex: Could be latex allergy. Could consider Polyurethane condoms. Do not use an enhancing gels. Also may be vaginitis like yeast or STD like herpes. Dryiness is less likely at your age and autoimmune process like Bechets rare. Follow up w/t doc ...Read more

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Iam feeling an intense burning sensation in the vagina just after coitus, without condoms. Takes one hour to settle, what could be the problem?

Iam feeling an intense burning sensation in the vagina just after coitus, without condoms. Takes one hour to settle, what could be the problem?

Lubrication: Most of the time vaginal pain after intercourse is caused by a lack of lubrication. Try using astroglide or another sexual lubricant. Ask your partner to spend more time with foreplay before proceeding to penetration as well. ...Read more

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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 I think?

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 I think?

Need a diagnosis: There are many things that can cause vaginal burning and a diagnosis is needed to determine the treatment. Yeast infections are the most common cause. Over the counter yeast creams are quite effective. Herpes is a common cause. Allergic reactions to household products are not rare. Lichen scleroris and lichen simplex chronicus are other skin disorders that we often find. An exam is needed. ...Read more

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Hi, does hypothyroidism can produce a burning sensation on vagina there´s no infection on paps or cultures, how hypo can afect vagina vulva and cervix?

Hi, does hypothyroidism can produce a burning sensation on vagina there´s no infection on paps or cultures, how hypo can afect vagina vulva and cervix?

Interesting issue: I've been a position for over 20 years and have treated many thyroid patients. I've never heard of thyroid issues causing your symptoms. I would seek the opinion of another gynecologist. There are certain rare conditions such as Lichen Planus that can do this. Of course I am not saying that you have this but maybe another doctor could figure out what is wrong with you. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Initial vagina itch, pee pain stopped. Pap smear -no fungal/ bacterial infection. Burning sensation at vulva persist for 10 days. Lower ab discomfort.?

Initial vagina itch, pee pain stopped. Pap smear -no fungal/ bacterial infection. Burning sensation at vulva persist for 10 days. Lower ab discomfort.?

Get another exam: You may only have a yeast infection on your vulva. To confirm your diagnosis, see your doctor again. Some tests are falsely negative. ...Read more

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After sex I notice a burning sensation in my vagina area, what could b wrong?

After sex I notice a burning sensation in my vagina area, what could b wrong?

Irritated Nerve: Describing irritating nerve endings, possibly related to how rough your intercourse was. ...Read more

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When my boyfriend and I have protected sex I am filled (literally) with an excrutiating burning sensation inside my vagina?

When my boyfriend and I have protected sex I am filled (literally) with an excrutiating burning sensation inside my vagina?

Lubrication: The most likely explanation here is that you are not getting enough vaginal lubrication. This is a common complaint when the vagina is dry. You can try using a lubricant like Astroglide or KY to see if that helps. If you are experiencing burning and itching at other times then schedule a visit for an exam and STD testing ...Read more

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Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Possible dryness: Try lubricating gel. If symptoms persist, then schedule a gyn exam. Don't forget to check if your pap is due. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex for 2 months and I feel a slightly burning sensation in my vagina I'm scared I don't wanna get nothin bad help?

I haven't had sex for 2 months and I feel a slightly burning sensation in my vagina I'm scared I don't wanna get nothin bad help?

Burning vagina: Burning in the vaginal area is very often a yeast infection. You can try using an over the counter yeast medicine available at any pharmacy. If you still have any trouble or you miss your period, you'll need to be examined. ...Read more

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After anal sex, I have burning sensation on my vagina and anal. Is it serious?

After anal sex, I have burning sensation on my vagina and anal. Is it serious?

May or may not be: May have an infection or tear or std, please see your gyn, and anal sex is not adviseable often leads to variety of problems. ...Read more

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I have recently started to have a burning sensation in my vagina during sex and bleeding afterwards. Do you have any idea of what is causing this?

I have recently started to have a burning sensation in my vagina during sex and bleeding afterwards. Do you have any idea of what is causing this?

This is: Probably due to vaginal mucosa (lining) irritation
???? using new Lubricant??? or change present lubricant...if not the issue a culture (GYN visit) is indicated! '

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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After sex, when I went to pee I feel this burning sensation inside my vagina what might it be?

Skin irritation: Skin irritation is very common after sex, both on the vaginal lips, and inside the vagina. A pelvic exam from an ob/gyn physician would be helpful. ...Read more

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I have an intense itching and burning sensation on the skin around my vagina. There is no pain during urination or sex. What can I do to make better?

I have an intense itching and burning sensation on the skin around my vagina. There is no pain during urination or sex. What can I do to make better?

See doctor: See your doctor for vaginal cultures to determine the cause of your itching and to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Irritated, itchy, slight burning pain around vagina Have not had sex in 5 months?

Irritated, itchy, slight burning pain around vagina Have not had sex in 5 months?

Possibly yeast. ..: Could be a yeast infection but an itchy vagina can be caused by lots of conditions, such as skin problems, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormones levels, to mention only a few. There's a long list. So it's best to see your doctor to find out the cause and best treatment for you ...Read more

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Why does my vagina have a burning sensation. I got treated for a UTI but it still burns. I haven't had sex in 5 years so what do I have?

Why does my vagina have a burning sensation. I got treated for a UTI but it still burns. I haven't had sex in 5 years so what do I have?

Requires GYN exam: You may have a low grade inflammation or infection. Are you having urinary pain as well? You are 20 and state that you haven't had sex in 5 years- so this is not an STD; however, if you masturbate frequently, may be an irritation, inflammation or infection. I suggest a GYN exam asap. ...Read more

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After sex my vagina gets sore, then a small burning sensation then it gets itchy inside. And when this happens most of the time I feel small cuts.

After sex my vagina gets sore, then a small burning sensation then it gets itchy inside. And when this happens most of the time I feel small cuts.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should try using a lubricant like KY jelly before sex. Use it liberally inside your vagina before penetration. ...Read more

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I'm having a slight itchy burning sensation when I wipe my vagina. When I insert a swab it's like clumpy white. The sex burns even with condom on. Help?

I'm having a slight itchy burning sensation when I wipe my vagina. When I insert a swab it's like clumpy white. The sex burns even with condom on. Help?

See Doctor: Vaginal infections can be from multiple causes. Common things that cause burning and thick white discharge are yeast infections. Some over the counter remedies are available for these. Some std conditions can also cause vaginal burning and discharge, and some situations can be a combination of both. A gynecological exam with cultures will tell. See your doctor for proper medication. ...Read more

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I'm six weeks pregnant and anytime I have sex I feel burning sensation in my vagina. Is it normal?

I'm six weeks pregnant and anytime I have sex I feel burning sensation in my vagina. Is it normal?

Normal: With pregnancy, you will have higher Progesterone levels and water retention.

These cause a dryer vaginal mucosa and increased edema. Both of these together can cause a dry, burning sensation due to less natural lubrication.

Try olive oil or any vegetable oil. Don't use KY jelly or any jelly as they are salt based and can dry you out more in the long run. ...Read more

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I just had sex without a condom and have noticed extreme swelling on my vagina with a burning sensation. Why might this be?

I just had sex without a condom and have noticed extreme swelling on my vagina with a burning sensation. Why might this be?

Vaginal swelling: Sex without a condom causing this reaction makes me think of several things. You could be allergic to his semen. Their could be little lubrication and you have a friction type irritation. You have an infection that the intercourse exacerbated. An STD would not react this fast. I think it would be prudent to be examined and see what is going on. ...Read more

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I had a C-section 5 weeks ago and I had sex for the first time today and now my vagina feels swollen with a bit of a burning sensation, why is this?

Please call your OB: Doc and did your OB doc tell you, that u could ahae sex yet? Because in us, we have our csection pts come back for a post partum check up at 6 weeks at which time a pelvic exam is done to make sure evetrything is healing properly and sex is not advised until after that exam, if u are breast feeding it could be from lack of estrogen also want to r/o infection pleasse call your OB for an exam. ...Read more

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I've been wearing tampons but they never stay in now I'm having burning pain in vagina can't have sex and I felt in my vagina & it feels like a bump?

Go to the Doctor: These questions make me very sad. The very definition of when you should see a physician is there in your question. It is not normal. You are suffering. There is nothing we can do for you on this simple app to make any of this better. Go to your doctor today. ...Read more

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Itchy and burning sensation on her vagina two days after unprotected sex. What could this be? No discharge. HIV? Herpes?

Itchy and burning sensation on her vagina two days after unprotected sex. What could this be? No discharge. HIV? Herpes?

Itching/burning: Unprotected intercourse with ejaculation will alter the pH in your vagina. This allows for a variety of organisms, normally in tolerable amounts to overgrow. In addition, unprotected intercourse exposes you to a wide variety of sexually transmitted disease including herpes, HIV, HPV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, trich, syphilis. Yeast and BV are also possibilities. Be smart, protect yourself, use condoms ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


Dr. Ira Friedlander
209 Doctors shared insights

Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more