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Why does my vagina ache when I am sleeping?

Why does my vagina ache when I am sleeping?

Vagina ache?: It should not, unless. U have infection or irritation due excessive stimulation. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina ache after I pee?

Straining?: You might be straining.....anatomical and neurological closeness may play a role. Vaginitis will be a more common explanation if sexually active. ...Read more

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My vagina is aching on the left side is it normal? I do have poly cystic ovarian syndrome.

My vagina is aching on the left side is it normal? I do have poly cystic ovarian syndrome.

Not normal: It's not normal to have an aching pain. It is possible this is related to your PCOS, but you would need an evaluation by your doctor to find out for sure. ...Read more

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I'm 39 and my vagina really aches and my right groin hurts and aches too im not pregnant and not sexually active I feel unwell in myself too please help?

I'm 39 and my vagina really aches and my right groin hurts and aches too im not pregnant and not sexually active I feel unwell in myself too please help?

Infection/Cancer: Pain is usually related to an infection. But, given you age you must also worry that there is something worse. Please go see your physician today. ...Read more

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Early period, bled 6 days, guy came on ass and some could have slipped near my vagina, back aches, stressed, could I have had implantation bleeding?

Early period, bled 6 days, guy came on ass and some could have slipped near my vagina, back aches, stressed, could I have had implantation bleeding?

Most often,: Implantation bleeding does not occur. When it does, it usually is very tiny amounts of blood (i.e. Drops). If you actually had a period - then you are not pregnant. If you aren't sure what the bleeding represents then you can always take a pregnancy test if you miss your period at it's anticipated time. ...Read more

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I'm in 37th week of pregnancy, my vagina started to ache. Is it normal and a sign of pre-term labor?

I'm in 37th week of pregnancy, my vagina started to ache. Is it normal and a sign of pre-term labor?

Not usually: Vaginal aching is typically an indication of pressure from pregnancy, not usually preterm labor. Labor pain is cyclical.... It comes in waves and lasts for about 60 seconds or so. The vaginal pain you describe is more typically a stabbing, aching pain that is constant. Sometimes a warm bath at this stage in pregnancy can feel good. ...Read more

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What could tingling in my vagina be? And belly ache with it too?

What could tingling in my vagina be? And belly ache with it too?

See GYN: Sometimes burning or tingling can be an infection. See your GYN for further evaluation and treatment

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Constant ache in my vagina what could this be?

Constant ache in my vagina what could this be?

Lots of things: Many things can cause an ache in this area. For example, uterine prolapse, fibroid tumors, bladder problems and infections can all cause this symptom. See an Ob/Gyn for an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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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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Why is my vagina sore? It's not itchy.

Why is my vagina sore? It's not itchy.

Don't know: There isn't enough information in your question to give an accurate response. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina burning and my brest are sore?

Why is my vagina burning and my brest are sore?

More information..: We would need more information on what other symptoms your are presenting. If your period is late possible pregnancy. Other possibilities: infection, hormonal imbalances which require evaluation in order to make a certain diagnosis. ...Read more

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Vagina is sore on the outside what could be the reason?

Vagina is sore on the outside what could be the reason?

Need an exam: It sounds like you might have a low-grade yeast infection, or some other vaginal infection that causes irritation (like herpes or bacterial vaginosis). You could also be having an allergic reaction to something. Your best bet would be to get an examination and see what's wrong for sure! ...Read more

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My daughters vagina gets sore and red is she not wiiping properly?

My daughters vagina gets sore and red is she not wiiping properly?

Possibly: Though it could be a yeast infection or other irritation from soap. Make sure she is cleaning herself well. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

Infection: You need a speculum exam by you doctor to look for infections, ulcers, tumor growths, prolapse or any other anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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Sore tip of vagina from wiping, what's wrong?

Sore tip of vagina from wiping, what's wrong?

Little dab will do u: A hair product called Brylcream used to have a advertising motto, "A little dab will do you." This is also true in your case whereby you can "dab" the vulva and not wipe so vigorously. If that doesn't resolve the problem, see a GYN MD to be examined for an abnormality in this area. ...Read more

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I have a black like sore by my vagina it hurts?

I have a black like sore by my vagina it hurts?

See your OB/Gyn: The vagina and vulva (area on the outside of the vaginal canal) can have many different lesions or colored bumps. Without seeing the lesion it is hard to know what it could be. A biopsy should be considered to remove if it persists. Moles, skin tags, STDs and even cancer like melanoma can cause these lesions. See your local doctor or gynecologist to assess and possibly remove. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the area around my vagina is sore?

Depends: If it bothers you please get evaluated by a doctor. Could be something from simple allergies, to sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Can you get a sore inside your vagina when you are a virgin?

Can you get a sore inside your vagina when you are a virgin?

Yes: Many 'sores' that develop in this area have nothing to do with sexual contact. ...Read more

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I am fifty my vagina is dry and sore. This is quite recent?

I am fifty my vagina is dry and sore. This is quite recent?

Menopause related: This is called vaginal dryness and atrophy. It results as your ovaries produce less estrogen, and eventually stop when you enter menopause. Ask your mother and sisters if you have any, about what age they began to experience symptoms of menopause. There are medications that are available to help with the dryness. ...Read more

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The inside flap of my vagina is sore and inflamed what is wrong?

The inside flap of my vagina is sore and inflamed what is wrong?

Infection?: These symptoms are seen frequently with a vaginal infection. A yeast infection is most common but other types of infection such herpes will also cause these symptoms. Trauma from rough intercourse or unlubricated intercourse are another possibility. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could this sore in the opening of my vagina be?

Can anyone tell me what could this sore in the opening of my vagina be?

Vaginal sore: A shallow ulcer at the opening of the vagina which is painful may be herpes II. See your healthcare provider for a blood test to see if you have antibodies to herpes I. ...Read more

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There's a sore patch beside the entrance of my vagina what could this be?

There's a sore patch beside the entrance of my vagina what could this be?

Many options: It could go from an abrasion to fungal infection to (don't panic) herpes. Is there a rash, have u had it in the past, what is your hormonal status? Does it itch? It's just kind of broad question with many options. If persistent make an appt. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my vagina is sore and has a strong odor., what do you suggest?

Vaginal symptoms: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What if your vagina is sore on the out side outside and inside and you have A knot?

What if your vagina is sore on the out side outside and inside and you have A knot?

Get examined: You don't provide enough information to allow clear advice, except you definitely should see a doctor or clinic ASAP. If there are vislble blisters or open sores, and if the "knot" is in your groin, herpes is a concern. Whatever the cause, diagnosis will be easiest the sooner you are seen; and treatment for some conditions, including herpes, is most effective when started early. Good luck! ...Read more

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What would a dull ache that comes and goes just inside vagina in same spot right side be?

Levator Myalgia: It's not uncommon for some women to suffer from a condition called levator myalgia where the muscles that make up the pelvic floor begin to spasm and need to be relaxed and retrained via physical therapy or a vaginal muscle relaxant. Ask your gynecologist for a focused vaginal examination for pain and a referral to a pelvic floor physical therapist. ...Read more

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I have cracks on my outer part of my vagina and they are very painful and aching. What could be this?

I have cracks on my outer part of my vagina and they are very painful and aching. What could be this?

Inflammation: You have some type of inflammatory process there. It could be infectious or an allergic or sensitivity type reaction. Without an exam and testing it would be impossible to tell you what this is or what to do....Best to get a check up. ...Read more

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Developed something in the side of vagina like a little sore which is very painful. What can it be?

Developed something in the side of vagina like a little sore which is very painful. What can it be?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and lesions on the vagina need to be evaluated in person. What you are describing is highly concerning for genital herpes. This needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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After a couple of hours of sex my vagina starts to get really sore how do I avoid this? Lubricants irritate me.

After a couple of hours of sex my vagina starts to get really sore how do I avoid this? Lubricants irritate me.

Common: This is common after an extended time because of the loss of your natural lubrication. Saliva can be used as a lubricant or paraben free astroglide is less irritating than most of the others. Good luvk. ...Read more

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For the past few months I have been feeling pain inside my vagina when getting aroused/lubricated. It is an aching pain...What could it be?

Could be many things: U need an exam, cultures, pap if u haven't had one, urine checked to r/o bladder problems contributing to the pain, and an ultrasound, hopefully it is nothing strange like endometriosis in the vagina which is uncommon but can cause that pain, that is what I would do if u were my pt in coral springs fl. ...Read more

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I have something that is bothering me between my vagina and my butt. I don't see a sore or anything. Maybe a ripe? I'm not sure, can you help me?

Go to the Doctor: There is nothing in your question that gives a clue as to 'what is wrong'. But, regardless the best advice is to get in to see your physician. ...Read more

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Sore bump around vagina?

Sore bump around vagina?

Possibilities: Could be a number of things. It could be something as simple as an infected hair follicle, or infected sebaceous cyst (sweat gland). Neither of which is sexually transmitted. But it could be a herpes lesion, which is an std. You can see a gynecologist for a definitive diagnosis. You can try applying warm compresses to see if that helps it to resolve. ...Read more

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What's best for a red and sore vagina?

What's best for a red and sore vagina?

If cause is not: Know then evaluation by a gynecologist can determine what the condition is. The treatment plan is based on that. ...Read more

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What could this sore near my vagina be if it's not herpes?

Rather then: Trying to guess about what the lesion is (sight unseen) - why not get this medically evaluated for an accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more