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Masturbated hard while dry and bled profusely which stopped in half an hour. Now my vagina is itchy and red with white skin coming out.Is it healing?

Masturbated hard while dry and bled profusely which stopped in half an hour. Now my vagina is itchy and red with white skin coming out.Is it healing?

Ouch: Try using a vaginal lubricant such as KY or Astroglide. If you masturbate without allowing the vagina to lubricate either naturally or with an aid then you may tear or irritate the fragile vaginal tissue which will cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Apparently I have a staph infection, my vagina is itchy and red spots which turn into whiteheads keep popping up in diff places. What does this mean?

Apparently I have a staph infection, my vagina is itchy and red spots which turn into whiteheads keep popping up in diff places. What does this mean?

?Folliculitis: This sounds like folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Staph can cause it. But there are other things that can cause a folliculitis. You should have the contents of one of these "whiteheads" cultured to be sure it is staph before you accept an antibiotic. And if you shave your bikini area it could be you are spreading the problem. So, stop shaving for now, get treatment and new razors. ...Read more

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My vagina is cery itchy and red after using a new brand if toilet paper. Is there anything I can do to make the itchiness and redness go away?

My vagina is cery itchy and red after using a new brand if toilet paper. Is there anything I can do to make the itchiness and redness go away?

Switch back: May toilet papers add chemicals as perfumes or coloring agents. You might have an allergy to them or at the least a sensitivity. Go back to your first brand. Try an oral antihistamine as that may provide some relief. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina itchy and very red and it hurts when I have sex?

Why is my vagina itchy and very red and it hurts when I have sex?

Please have this: Medically checked. You could have yeast or some other form of infection. ...Read more

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The top of my vagina is so itchy red & dry a lot of the time. I'm not sexually active so what could it be? Im also very careful when shaving

The top of my vagina is so itchy red & dry a lot of the time. I'm not sexually active so what could it be? Im also very careful when shaving

Taking care to shave: I know that you said that you are "taking care when shaving", but the itchy red & dry mons pubis indicate that this area of your anatomy is "not happy".(smile) Try using Dove, Caress, or Ivory when washing this area and rinsing thoroughly. By the way, yes, you might want to stop shaving for at least one month to allow this area to heal the rash. Rash still there after 1 month?-see MD. ...Read more

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I have pain around the opening to my vagina. It's itchy, burning, and red. I have no unusual discharge or smell. What could this be and what do I do?

I have pain around the opening to my vagina. It's itchy, burning, and red. I have no unusual discharge or smell. What could this be and what do I do?

See your doctor: You could be having a reaction to something you have come into contact with, (change in hygiene or laundry product), or a yeast infection. It is best to see your doctor to make sure it is nothing serious, and he/she will most likely prescribe a steroid cream to treat it unless it is an infection, then you will need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have white, yellow and green smelly discharge, coming from my vagina! it gets itchy and red a swore . Always have discharge on my pants, every day?

I have white, yellow and green smelly discharge, coming from my vagina! it gets itchy  and red a swore . Always have discharge on my pants, every day?

Well: You likely have recurrent bacterial vaginosis. It's colonization of bacteria form the colon in the vagina and not uncommon. Metronizadole will usually clear it; the sore may be an infected hair follicle, or, not to scare you, but could be a number of things including herpes. It's much more common than people think. ( probably not that) see your physician, we always test for chlamydia and gonnor. ...Read more

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The area between my vagina and thighs are itchy, red, burning, and smell kinda gross. I have aired it out while sleeping but the itch will not end.

The area between my vagina and thighs are itchy, red, burning, and smell kinda gross. I have aired it out while sleeping but the itch will not end.

Probably yeast: Try keeping the area clean and dry. You can try over the counter lam idol cream twice a day. If it is not improving after a few days see your doctor. It may take a week or so to go away. If your skin touches itself there all the time try putting a cotton hanky between your legs to separate the skin and it will keep the infection from coming back.You can use Hydrocortisone cream for the itch. ...Read more

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My vagina area has been itchy, dry &red. there's a red spot on my vulva, flat not a bump. I was prescribed antibiotics recently. What could this be?

My vagina area has been itchy, dry &red. there's a red spot on my vulva, flat not a bump. I was prescribed antibiotics recently. What could this be?

Yeast infection: With recent antibiotic use, the most likely explanation is a yeast infection in the vagina. Try an OTC treatment for 7 days or see your doctor for the prescription pill, Diflucan (fluconazole). If the red, flat spot doesn't go away after treatment, get seen by an OB/GYN for further examination to determine what that spot is. ...Read more

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My vagina has been very itchy and red for the past three days. There's no odd coloured discharge, bumps, or pain. Does it sound like a yeast infection?

My vagina has been very itchy and red for the past three days. There's no odd coloured discharge, bumps, or pain. Does it sound like a yeast infection?

It's possible: Yeast infections can cause irritation, redness, swelling, itching, and abnormal vaginal discharge. However, there are other vaginal infections/conditions that have similar symptoms. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see your doctor for testing so that you can be treated promptly and correctly. ...Read more

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My vagina is inflamed, red, itchy, burns, and I have a white discharge. What can this be?

Med eval: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. 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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My vagina is getting red itchy bumps on the inside. Should i go to the er?

My vagina is getting red itchy bumps on the inside. Should i go to the er?

Yes: Better to be safe than sorry since this is a mucosal tissue and it could be an infection, allergic reaction, etc... ...Read more

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Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Bladder infection?: Burning upon urination is typically associated w/bladder and/or kidney infections. Itchy vaginal tissue suggests a yeast infection. If you scratch the skin enough to break it, then it burn upon contact from urine. Check w/your family doc or gyn b/c only prescription antibiotics will cure an infection while many anti-yeast medications are available over-the-counter. ...Read more