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Virgin;Tiny sharp pain in the entrance of vagina (1/10 with 10 being super painful), little red blood and discharge. PlsRead my previous? 's, has info

Virgin;Tiny sharp pain in the entrance of vagina (1/10 with 10 being super painful), little red blood and discharge. PlsRead my previous? 's, has info

Hard to say: You have provided little information to go on. You might examine the area with a mirror and look for a shallow wound. Sometimes that will happen if scratch or rub the area when half asleep. The public site is not a chat room, any of your previous questions are buried in the archives and not available to any of the physicians on the site. ...Read more

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I have small tear at vagina entrance. How do u heal?

I have small tear at vagina entrance. How do u heal?

Needs evaluation: A vaginal tear needs to be evaluated by an obgyn to see if surgical repair is needed. They also need to evaluate the cause. After menopause it may be due to hormone deficiency. ...Read more

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Why is it that the entrance of my vagina is so small?

Why is it that the entrance of my vagina is so small?

Congenital: Women can be born with a small entrance to the vagina; it is then called congenital. If it causes problems with intercourse, a doctor may be able to help. ...Read more

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Left vagina entrance swollen, what should I do?

Left vagina entrance swollen, what should I do?

Bartholin's gland: A swelling near the entrance of the vagina can come from a "Bartholin's" cyst, whose duct that drains lubrication secretions has been clogged. If bacteria get inside the cyst, it can get inflamed and painful. At that point it may help to incise and drain the contents of the cyst. A gynecologic exam will reveal if what I suspect is the case. ...Read more

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What are these small bumps at the entrance of my vagina?

What are these small bumps at the entrance of my vagina?

"Sight (site) needed.: This needs a "sight"/site evaluation by a GYN MD in his/her office. In this virtual forum, I am "blind". ...Read more

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What might be this tiny, tiny invisible bump at the entrance to the vagina?

What might be this tiny, tiny invisible bump at the entrance to the vagina?

A Bartholin's Cyst: It is very ikely that you have a barthoin's cyst--it is typically not an infection but can be caused by infection which blocks the gland/duct, thus collection of fluid (swelling) to cause the "bump." this can be size of a pea up size of an egg. Simple incision may do the job, but if infected, antibiotic is needed and cyst may need to be excised. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing an itch around the outside of my vagina and stinging pain at the entrance with sex. What could this be?

I am experiencing an itch around the outside of my vagina and stinging pain at the entrance with sex. What could this be?

Several things: It could be a yeast infection, it could be bacterial vaginosis, but it could also be something like genital herpes. Probably best to see your physician or gynecologist for evaluation and maybe to discuss birth control as well ...Read more

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Recently, the skin on the entrance of my vagina has been lifting in pieces the skin is tearing away but not falling off. It doesn't hurt. What is it?

EXAM: Recommend seeing your doctor to get examined. Few things can cause this. Watch what you are applying in that area. ...Read more

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What is the vagina?

What is the vagina?

Tube to the uterus: The vagina is tube that connects the vulva (the outer part of the female genitals) to the uterus, or womb. It is between the urethra (where urine comes out) and the anus (where bowel movements come out). When someone talks about a woman having sex, they are often referring to penetration (with a penis, finger, or sex toy) of the vagina. ...Read more

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Vagina has a bad odor?

Vagina has a bad odor?

Needs an evaluation: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment. ...Read more

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Dry itch around vagina?

Dry itch around vagina?

Yeast likely: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. There are many different over the counter yeast medications available and it would be reasonable to try this first. If it gets better then that is what it is. If it does not get better then you will need to see your obgyn to determine the cause. ...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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Why does my vagina hurt?

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Needcontext: There are a myriad of reasons for any particular, single symptom. We need to know the timing, setting, associated symptoms, etc, before we can even begin to give an educated guess. ...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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Vagina throbs irritating?

Vagina throbs irritating?

Vaginitis: You should see your doctor to look for infections. ...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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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Suck yes, Blow no: Never blow into the vagina with the labial lips closed as this can cause an air embolism (air in the veins which can travel to the heart and lungs causing death) and that would 'suck big time.'. ...Read more

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How do you clean a vagina?

How do you clean a vagina?

You don't!: The healthy vagina is like a self cleaning oven, it doesn't require the addition of "anything". ...Read more

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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Cunnilingus: This sensation may be very stimulating to the female. Whether it is good or bad is not a judgement that I can make for the couple. However, diseases can be transmitted via oral sex. ...Read more

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How to clean a child vagina?

How to clean a child vagina?

Wet q-tip or cloth: The material that adheres to the outer folds can be teased off with a wet q-tip or cloth. Leave the inside alone & flood the area with water to rinse away an debris. Avoid soaps that will irritate the sensitive tissues. ...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

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Why I feel my vagina so dry?

Why I feel my vagina so dry?

Atrophy: At 49 you are getting low on estrogen which will cause vaginal dryness. Estrogen vaginal therapy can help. Also, lubricants like olive, coconut, or any pure vegetable oil can be used to lubricate for intercourse. ...Read more

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Can I put mebo in my vagina?

Use of an ointment: That is made for treatment of hypertropic scars may be irritating to the tissues of the vagina. Don't recommend it ...Read more

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Why does my vagina swell up?

Why does my vagina swell up?

Infection: This could be related to infection, trauma, or perhapse "prolapse" or relaxation of the pelvic floor. This can easily be determined with an exam - go get checked out! ...Read more