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Chafing Between Their Anal And The Vagina
I have been having itching and possible chafing (a little blood when I wipe) mostly in the lower region of the vagina near the anus. What's wrong?
Chafing is skin irritation because of something rubbing against the skin, such as from clothing or sports equipment. Helpful ideas include avoiding rough clothing, wearing 100\% cotton fabric, cutting off clothing tags, or changing to different types of sports clothes and sports activities to decrease the rubbing on ...Read more
I have chaffing from my vagina to anus and skin loss. Started as itchy before cycle but got much worse during cycle. Used monistast and antibiotic oin?
Show a doc urgently: Any kind of skin loss is a major cause for concern. In this sensitive area, it's highly important for a doctor to assess the extent of damage to your skin and figure out the risks you're exposed to. Not to scare you, but you don't want a more serious problem arising from a breakdown of the all-important skin barrier. Possibly you're allergic to topical agents used--maybe made it worse. Call MD now ...Read more
Recently had chafing on my vagina due to rough foreplay. Is there any way to make heal faster? How can I keep the area dry?
Abstain sexually: Cotton boxer undergarments, spend 10-15 minutes on foreplay until both you and your partner are wet, changes positions, communicate and OK to use a light application of vaseline to the chaffed area. Give it 1 week. ...Read more
I recently notices my vagina as been very wet, and causing me chafe what is happening to me? And what is best thing to use for the chafing
Wet?: Try finding out the cause of increase moisture. ...Read more
It is normal: It is probably normal due to increased secretions from the glands in cervix and vagina. As long as there is no discharge and it is discolored you don't have to worry. But if there are other concerns check with your doctors. ...Read more
I have what I think is a chafed vagina. The pain is starting to go away but it still looks rough down there. How long does it take to heal?
Better see doctor: You don't provide enough information. If you had vigorous sex and are now a bit sore, probably nothing is wrong and the discomfort will clear up in a couple of days. Otherwise, itching or irritation is most commonly caused by yeast infection, but other things are possible, such as herpes if you are sexually active. If older (e.g. post menopausal), maybe low estrogen. Best see a doctor about this. ...Read more
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
How to heal a chafed vagina on my own?? I've worn pads for 3 weeks because I had an abortion & I know it's from the frition of the pads.
Use a: Barrier moisturizer on the arise with something like eucerin or aquaphor ...Read more
Infection: You could have an infection from heat, humidity and poor hygeine. See your gyn doc. ...Read more
Chafing on the outer lower part of my vagina near the entry, occured after having sex. What can I use to prevent this from happening?
Lubrication: Try a lubrication product made for personal use. ...Read more
My vagina has been burning for about 5 days now. It feels like severe razor burn and even a little chafe. I may have used a rusty razor. Help fix this?
Vaginitis: Vaginal discomfort can be caused by many things such as bacterial or fungal infections. This is now a good time to contact your ob/gyn and have a checkup. ...Read more
What would cause my partners penis to become chafed with dry peeling skin after sex? My vagina or the sex itself?
After sex (not necessarily vigorous sex, or un-lubricated sex), the outer parts of my vagina feel so chafed I can hardly pee due to the pain. Std free, not UTI (have had before), but terribly painful?
Bumpy rash on inner thigh near vagina? Not inside of my vagina or lips and I'm pregnant. Possible causes? Chafed skin from shaving? First time w/ this
Ingrown hair?: Have your dermatologist or OB eyeball the skin, dies not sound serious, but it's important to have a set of trained eyes on the subject. ...Read more
Different openings: Well the anus has a sphincter muscle that keeps it generally more tightly open that the vagina. However, some virginal women may have a vaginal opening that is smaller than the anus. Some women with hemorrhoids have more of a gaping anal opening. There are lots of varieties. Everyone's anatomy is different. If you're concerned see your doctor about this. ...Read more
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Possibly moisture: Likely your skin is irritated by moisture, one easy solution is changing the type of undergarments used. It is best to use cotton based undergarments that are loose fitting to allow for moisture evaporation. If there is redness or lesions or discharge then I would advise you see your physician. ...Read more
This is probably: Normal, but see your doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more
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