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I have vaginal burning when its close to time for my period what does that mean?

I have vaginal burning when its close to time for my period what does that mean?

How bad?: Every cycle? How bad is burning? Always the same distribution? Recurrent herpes flares can occur at this time as its a hormonally stressful and that can bring out a flare. Bc pills would help. If more of an ache then could be vulvar swelling, if have some deeper pain as well then endometriosis could be involved. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I woke up this morn with slight vaginal burning. I am on my period could my pads be causing this?

I woke up this morn with slight vaginal burning. I am on my period could my pads be causing this?

Yes,: Sometimes women can develop a sensitivity or mild allergy to the protective garments they use. You can try to wait it out and see if it gets better; or try looking for a fragrance and dye-free product. They do make some organic, hypo-allergenic pads/liners for woment with sensitivities. ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling in my vaginal area. It akways happens whenever im around my period or when im on it. What is it and is there any medications?

I have a burning feeling in my vaginal area. It akways happens whenever im around my period or when im on it. What is it and is there any medications?

See your doctor: It is hard to tell exactly what you are describing on the internet, but often yeast infections can get worse just before your menses, and can cause burning, both in the vagina and the external genital area. You can try an over the counter antifungal, like gynelotromin (or using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo to the external area once a week) to see it helps.The best step is to have your gyn/dr. Check you! ...Read more

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I've been having vaginal burning every month right after my period. Could my periods be causing the burning?

I've been having vaginal burning every month right after my period. Could my periods be causing the burning?

Maybe: It may be the pH changes that the period is exacerbating. If you use scented or deodorant soaps or sanitary products, please stop now. They can increase or cause the pH change and the burning. A GYN MD exam can get to the root cause of the problem. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing itching and burning in the vaginal area and my period came out black what's wrong with me?

I have been experiencing itching and burning in the vaginal area and my period came out black what's wrong with me?

Needs exam: Vaginal itching requires an exam for testing. Yeast infections, trichomoniasis and herpes are the most common causes. Black color blood just means it is older blood and is not usually a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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