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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Raw And Sore Vagina

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What causes a vagina to be raw and sore?

What causes a vagina to be raw and sore?

Raw sore vagina: There can be many causes of raw cand sore vagina. It could be due to inflammation, infection, sexually transmitted disease, effect of antibiotics and certain other meds. You needs to see your gynecologist to find out the cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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What can make the vagina raw and sore?

See below: Well, physiologically this can happen with aging and this is called vaginal atrophy. As estrogen levels are depleted in your system the walls become thin and friable. The nerve endings are closer to the surface and women can be sore and raw. Severe yeast infections can do this as well. Allergic reactions to feminine products can do this as well. ...Read more

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What causes sore, split, itchy, inflamed vagina?

What causes sore, split, itchy, inflamed vagina?

One possible cause: Is yeast. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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I have sore between my vagina and my anus what is the cause?

I have sore between my vagina and my anus what is the cause?

There are many!: Causes for this problem. Can be a simple bacterial infection, a fissure, sebaceous cyst, or something more serios-herpes. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Why does my vagina feel sore/ hurt/ raw the day after sex but not during?

Why does my vagina feel sore/ hurt/ raw the day after sex but not during?

Many causes: Most likely the amount of lubrication might decrease the longer you have sex. During sex you do not notice this. This might causeyou to feel sore or raw the next day. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the itchness and open painful water sore between the vagina and the anus

What is the cause of the itchness and open painful water sore between the vagina and the anus

Herpes?: Painful blisters around the anus or vagina are most often herpes sores. See your doctor when one of these blisters is present. ...Read more

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What could cause a bump on your vagina that isn't external or red it's just a sore internal bump?

What could cause a bump on your vagina that isn't external or red it's just a sore internal bump?

Depends: It could be several things depending on where you feel it from bartholin's cyst/abscess to skene's gland cyst or even a vaginal wall cyst. Only way to know for sure is to have a pelvic examination. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause sore vagina?

Unlikely: The classical symptoms of a UTI are urinary urgency, frequency, burning, and bladder/pelvic discomfort. Vaginal soreness by itself would be an unlikely manifestation of uti. ...Read more

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The smooth part between my vagina and anus stings and is very sore sometimes what could be the cause?

The smooth part between my vagina and anus stings and is very sore sometimes what could be the cause?

Chafing?: It could be an infection, either bacterial or a fungal/yeast infection, or you could be rubbing it. Wear only cotton underwear, and keep things dry, but if not better, you should be seen. ...Read more

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I'm 23 & I have a sore on my vagina and hurts what could this be and what could the cause be? What can I used to help heal it? I'm not sexually active

I'm 23 & I have a sore on my vagina and hurts what could this be and what could the cause be? What can I used to help heal it? I'm not sexually active

Vaginal Sore: Most likely cause in non sexually active female is an infected cyst. Need to go see your doctor to evaluate it and get antibiotics and possible get it opened. In meantime, hot compresses may help. ...Read more

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I have a sore on my vagina lip feels raw. It's not blister like and there are no bumps What could it be?

I have a sore on my vagina lip feels raw. It's not blister like and there are no bumps What could it be?

Infection: This needs to be examined by a professional. It is likely an infection versus trauma. The chance of an STD is very real if you are sexually active. Do not ignore it please. Get checked right away. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

One possibility:: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I urinate, and sex is so painful and my vagina is so sore but the doctors cannot find a cause?

Why does it hurt when I urinate, and sex is so painful and my vagina is so sore but the doctors cannot find a cause?

Rest: Take a break from sexual activity to give any irritation a chance to heal. When you do resume having relations be sure to use adequate lubrication like petroleum jelly, etc. Assuming urine analysis was clear, the urine problem could be a result of vaginal irritation or diet, so experiment with that. If it is irritation from sex, do it slower & be aware of even mild discomfort. Increase fluids. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a swollen and sore vagina? No order or unusual discharge just uncomfortable. No sexual active

What could be the cause of a swollen and sore vagina? No order or unusual discharge just uncomfortable. No sexual active

See your gyn: Hi. I'm not a gynecologist, but I think those symptoms warrant an evaluation by yours. Symptoms could reflect masses, blood clots, infection, etc, etc. Please see your gynecologist for a diagnostic evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What would cause a bump by vagina after intercourse that turns to a sore I only got 1 that last 2 times we had sex, same partner for 12 years?

What would cause a bump by vagina after intercourse that turns to a sore I only got 1 that last 2 times we had sex, same partner for 12 years?

Possibly inflamed: If this is outside your vagina, you may have an inflamed hair follicle which can cause an abscess. Also herpes can cause an open and painful sore. See your friendly doctor and happy healing. ...Read more

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Raw patches between legs and vagina. Sore to the touch but itches badly?

Raw patches between legs and vagina. Sore to the touch but itches badly?

Yeast: This sounds like a yeast infection. You may want to try some over the counter anti-fungal cream to see if that helps. You should find relief in 12-24 hours if it is in fact a yeast infection. If it doesn't work, then consider going to clinic or doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My vagina is very red and sore and feels raw on the left side. There are no sores that I can see but it is not a yeast infect. Could it be herpes??

My vagina is very red and sore and feels raw on the left side. There are no sores that I can see but it is not a yeast infect. Could it be herpes??

Vaginal pain: What you are experiencing is an inflammation of the vagina, most likely due to an infection. If you are sexually active then this could be a sexually transmitted disease, and you need to contact your doctor for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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I ve redness and soreness of the vulvar area and vagina, after use of canesten, and ve external l burning, what may be cause and treatment for relief?

I ve redness and soreness of the vulvar area and vagina, after use of canesten, and ve external l burning, what may be cause and treatment for relief?

Dermatitis: Possible reaction to ingredients or not a yeast infection (canesten is for yeast). If gets worse or redness spreads then be seen as soon as possible. Otherwise was skin with cool water. Can try soaking in tub with 2 cups of baking soda. Try ice packs to area for 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off and see a doctor when you can ...Read more

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Can birth control cause irritation, swelling and soreness to the vagina area? Because when I am on them this happens. If I am not on the I seem fine.

Can birth control cause irritation, swelling and soreness to the vagina area? Because when I am on them this happens. If I am not on the I seem fine.

Possibly: If you have the symptoms when on the medication and it resolves with med discontinuation, then it may be a med side effect. You may be able to switch to a different med to avoid these symptoms. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had sex yesterday and the day before, my vagina is sore, and today I have light brown discharge with some blood when I wipe, is it cause of sex?

I've had sex yesterday and the day before, my vagina is sore, and today I have light brown discharge with some blood when I wipe, is it cause of sex?

It is possible: There could be some mild trauma/bruising and/or discomfort after intercourse. A small amount of dark blood is also not uncommon. If this continues for more than a fee days or continues to happen repetitively, please be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is raw and sore after sex but the soreness doesn't go away and it looks like the skin is cracked but doesn't heal.?

What does it mean when your vagina is raw and sore after sex but the soreness doesn't go away and it looks like the skin is cracked but doesn't heal.?

Possible infection: Yeast can cause these symptoms but also other infections may also cause it; lack of lubrication may also cause raw skin. See you doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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My vagina feels raw and sore it also feels itchy. It does not burn when I pee nor do I have to pee frequently.?

My vagina feels raw and sore it also feels itchy. It does not burn when I pee nor do I have to pee frequently.?

See GYN: You may have an std or yeast infection. I suggest you to see a gyn for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I feel as if my vagina is going to burst and I'm on my period. My vagina is always sore and tender during my periods. I do also have the coil fitted, could this be the cause?

I feel as if my vagina is going to burst and I'm on my period. My vagina is always sore and tender during my periods. I do also have the coil fitted, could this be the cause?

Time to uncoil?: You need to talk to your GYN MD to find out if there is a reason for your symptoms and if it relates to the presence of your intrauterine coil. An examination will make that determination for you as to whether there are other causes of the symptoms. It might be time to relax and "uncoil" if nothing else is found wrong. ...Read more

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After intercourse - girlfriend has a lot of soreness and a raw feeling in and around vagina that lasts ~30min. Burning. Hurts to pee.

After intercourse - girlfriend has a lot of soreness and a raw feeling in and around vagina that lasts ~30min. Burning. Hurts to pee.

Dyspareunia: There may be many reasons for painful intercourse including anatomic, insufficient lubrication, muscule spasm (vaginismus), trauma, infection, psychological etc. Your friend should see her Ob/Gyn for a pelvic exam and possible testing for STD, UTI. PID etc. In the mean time, you are advised to refrain from intercourse or at a minimum, use barrier protection to minimize spread of possible infection. ...Read more

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Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness is generally not caused by Acyclovir and if irritated, sore and burning as you describe a vaginal infection is the more likely cause. ...Read more

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My doctor up my Synthroid (thyroxine) from 1.25 to 200 would that cause vagina dryness and extreme soreness to my muscles?

My doctor up my Synthroid (thyroxine) from 1.25 to 200 would that cause vagina dryness and extreme soreness to my muscles?

Needs follow up..: You might need to have your thyroid test repeated and check if an imbalance in levels of the hormone are the cause of your problem. In any case there might be other reasons for symptoms. Make an appointment with your provider ASAP for evaluation. ...Read more