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There are times where I can feel a lot of heat coming from my vagina, why is that? And it feels very hot like its having a hot flash, why is that?

There are times where I can feel a lot of heat coming from my vagina, why is that? And it feels very hot like its having a hot flash, why is that?

Vaginal blood flow: The vagina has a significant number of major blood vessels coursing around and through it supplying the estrogen needed to maintain the vaginal epithelium. It is not uncommon to note warmth from this region. ...Read more

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I'm having heat waves in my vagina?

I'm having heat waves in my vagina?

See GYN: Better be examined by your gyn. Could be early menopause, or an infection. Without seeing you and examining it will be hard to guess. ...Read more

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Can heat, such as warm air, dry/irritate your vagina?

Can heat, such as warm air, dry/irritate your vagina?

No it cannot: No heat cannot dry or irritate your vagina. That is unless you are applying a hair drier directly to that area for a long period of time. Is there something particular you are concerned about? ...Read more

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How do I cure a heat rash on the side of my vagina?

How do I cure a heat rash on the side of my vagina?

Confirmation: First step is to schedule a visit for an exam to confirm what is causing the rash. Yeast is the most likely cause and over the counter yeast creams are available. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing an unusual amout of heat around my genital, and my vagina is emitting a sweet, musty odor. Is this normal?

I'm experiencing an unusual amout of heat around my genital, and my vagina is emitting a sweet, musty odor. Is this normal?

It might be: Without itching or odor. The vagina emits a sweet, musky odor naturally. Try wearing cooler moisture wicking fabrics in the genital area such a cotton underwear or going "commando" when in a private setting to avoid a yeast infection from excessive heat. Yeast like warm, moist, glycogenated (glucose) places such as the vagina. ...Read more

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Spots in pubic hair on vagina and heat, what could this be?

Spots in pubic hair on vagina and heat, what could this be?

Must see item: This is something that a MD must see live in person to give you an accurate answer. Make an appointment wit a local GYN MD. ...Read more

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I have little bumps on vagina area on the outer skin of vaginal folds they hurt alil wen I touch them could it be heat bumps or warts?

I have little bumps on vagina area on the outer skin of vaginal folds they hurt alil wen I touch them could it be heat bumps or warts?

Vaginal bumps/pain: It is essential that you see your physician. You could have a sexually transmitted disease, and some of these diseases progress to have long term effects. ...Read more

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I have a bump near my vagina I think from overheating heat bumps I cant wear panties otherwise I get this Panties seem to worsen it What can I do?

I have a bump near my vagina I think from overheating heat bumps I cant wear panties otherwise I get this Panties seem to worsen it What can I do?

Needs eval: Hello. Any genital sore or lesion really needs evaluation. It may be a simple yeast infection of the skin called tinea. However, there are possible other reasons. Please seek a doctors evaluation before the leaves and goes away for a proper diagnosis. Also, try not to scratch or touch it to prevent it from spreading. ...Read more

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How long can a transvaginal ultrasound wand be in a vagina before it causes cavitation or heating?

How long can a transvaginal ultrasound wand be in a vagina before it causes cavitation or heating?

See answer: As a diagnostic procedure, ultrasound is a safe and painless procedure that uses sound waves to "see" inside your body and create detailed images. The wand, aka "transducer", used for diagnostic purposes does not emit heat or cause cavitation. When used as a therapeutic or treatment procedure, such as with liposuction, more powerful transducers are used which do emit heat and can cause cavitation. ...Read more

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My penis wants to feel something tight&wants heat. Never inserted in vagina only rubbed and gf gave blowjob&handjob. Don't want to have vaginalsex for solving this. Y is it hppning and cure for this. Help

My penis wants to feel something tight&wants heat. Never inserted in vagina only rubbed and gf gave blowjob&handjob. Don't want to have vaginalsex for solving this. Y is it hppning and cure for this. Help

Be satisfied: It sounds like your penis has a mind of its own and wants to be in a warm, tight environment, but actually you control your penis. If you do not want vaginal sex at this time (subconsciously that is your warm, tight environment) then you will have to be satisfied with what you are getting until you are ready. ...Read more

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Small boils in outer labia of the vagina. Acne type. It goes away after te pus type is pressed wid fingrs but recurs. Is it jus heat or dangerous.

Small boils in outer labia of the vagina. Acne type. It goes away after te pus type is pressed wid fingrs but recurs. Is it jus heat or dangerous.

See your gyne: This sounds line it could be a form of folliculitis and may benefit from exfoliation or a different skin care regimen or hair removal. It could be associated with vaginosis or hidradenitis suppuriiva and may be treated with medication or surgery. See your gyne for an evaluation and possible wound culture. ...Read more

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I weigh 283 I notice I have heat bumps a lot were a sweat between my thighs under my arm even my breast my vagina and some even get big try everythng but nothing helps I'm hairy on vagina. Help?

I weigh 283 I notice I have heat bumps a lot were a sweat between my thighs under my arm even my breast my vagina and some even get big try everythng but nothing helps I'm hairy on vagina. Help?

Possible heat rash: This could be something called miliaria rubra, or heat rash. Typically occurs when the ducts that drain sweat onto your skin become clogged. It typically gets better when you cool off. Seeing a dermatologist would help you determine exactly what this could be. ...Read more

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I have a tiny rash on the inside of the case between my right leg and vagina. It only appeared a few days ago and it seems to sweat a bit during the day and it smells weird. I think it is just from the FL heat and sweating mixed with too tight of underwe

I have a tiny rash on the inside of the case between my right leg and vagina. It only appeared a few days ago and it seems to sweat a bit during the day and it smells weird. I think it is just from the FL heat and sweating mixed with too tight of underwe

Fungal vs. Chaffing: Sounds like you may have a dermatitis caused by rubbing, perhaps complicated by sweat and moisture and maybe a fungal element. Anywhere that is dark, hot, and moist can be susceptible to fungal infection. Abrasion or irritation from other causes can be complicated by a minor fungal infection. Keep clean, apply clotrimazole cream 2-3 times daily and keep the area aired out as much as possible. ...Read more

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Thirty five yr old female. Experiencing some vaginal odor (musky smell) keep area cleaned. Is this normal? Reminds me of an animal in heat!!

Thirty five yr old female. Experiencing some vaginal odor (musky smell) keep area cleaned. Is this normal? Reminds me of an animal in heat!!

Musky vaginal odor: In mid-thirties, the hormones produced are much higher b/c the ovary needs more stimulation to produce an egg. This means higher estrogen, which stimulates sweat and sebaceous material from glands in the groin area. This can be a "musky odor", and is not indicative of a problem. ...Read more

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40y/o with constant left lower pelvis, 3rd month, always day or week after period. Heat on me now. Getting worse. New here with no gyn.? Er

40y/o with constant left lower pelvis, 3rd month, always day or week after period. Heat on me now. Getting worse. New here with no gyn.? Er

Imaging: You may need some imaging such as an ultrasound to make sure that everything is okay. The timing of the pain sounds like it's more hormonal than anything else, but wouldn't want to miss if you had an ovarian mass or something else in pelvis causing you this problem. A fp or internal medicine doctor can order you an ultrasound, you could start there and research good gyn for your area. ...Read more

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I want to walk now that weather is nice. I broke pelvis last october so go out with walker, family member. How far can I go in the heat? 92yo, no chf

I want to walk now that weather is nice. I broke pelvis last october so go out with walker, family member. How far can I go in the heat? 92yo, no chf

Senior walks; heat: What medications do you take? Some of them may make you more likely to sunburn quickly or develop a phototoxic reaction. Others can put you at risk for heat stroke because they interfere with the body's ability to cool itself off. Discuss your meds with your fp/ prescriber to prevent such events. ...Read more

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I have a smelly vagina?

I have a smelly vagina?

May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more

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What causes dry vagina?

What causes dry vagina?

Lack of estrogen: As women age, for example after menopause, their bodies make less estrogen. This can lead to vaginal dryness. A doctor can evaluate if a topical vaginal estrogen cream could be right for you. ...Read more

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How to clean your vagina?

How to clean your vagina?

Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more

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Why is the vagina acidic?

Why is the vagina acidic?

Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic side. A pH above 4.5, which can be measured with a simple test strip, typically indicates the presence of bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or yeast. ...Read more

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My vagina hurts why is that?

My vagina hurts why is that?

Get it checked: It is difficult to say what is causing your vagina to hurt without examination. There may be infection as that is the commonest cause of pain in vagina
Get it checked by your Gynecologist ...Read more