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What can cause problems with my vagina?

What can cause problems with my vagina?

Many things: Depending on the problems you're having, there could be an infection like yeast, bacteria, or other. In your age group the skin can also become dry and painful due to hormone changes with perimenopause/menopause. See doctor for exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I use to clean my vagina, I've always had a problem with smelly vagina?

What can I use to clean my vagina, I've always had a problem with smelly vagina?

Rule out: Have you had your first vaginal exam by your doctor yet? May want to make sure there is not an infection before trying a bunch of products to make it better. Sometimes an overgrowth of bacteria can cause acute or chronic poor smells from the vagina that can be easily diagnosed in your doctor's office. If that has been ruled out, would recommend a pH balanced wash like Vagisil to see if that helps. ...Read more

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I have a problem with my vagina having its normal lubricants.. How do I solve this?

I have a problem with my vagina having its normal lubricants.. How do I solve this?

Lubrication: Many causes for lack of lubircation. Try a water based lubricant like astroglide to alleviate the symptoms and then try to determine the cause with a owrkup. ...Read more

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13 mnths after child was born Im now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like i wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

13 mnths after child was born Im now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like i wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

See your GYN: eWhile 13 months later would be unusual, dammage to the urinary tract can occur with child birth and a fistula between the bladder or urethra can cause you to fel constantly wet. While there are certainly other possible causes, you should have this evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a friend that is having a problem with her vagina, it smells ?

I have a friend that is having a problem with her vagina, it smells ?

Infection is likely: A vaginal infection is a likely cause; A gynecological examination is needed to diagnose the problem and apply the proper treatment; ...Read more

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I have a problem with my vagina there is always a smell but i shower twice a day and use femine wash down below so it doesn't effect the pH balance?

I have a problem with my vagina there is always a smell but i shower twice a day and use femine wash down below so it doesn't effect the pH balance?

Feminine wash/odor: That's right, the two go together. Most so called non ph feminine washes either have perfume ingredients in them or mechanically wash away the "good" bacteria that ward off "bad" ones that can cause a "fishy odor." if your md has checked for that type of infection and its' negative, stop the feminine wash. Please and realize not all vaginal musky type aromas are "bad" and may be natural. ...Read more

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Im having problems with my vagina being swollen red and purplish i dont know what is wrong ?

Im having problems with my vagina being swollen red and purplish i dont know what is wrong ?

Allergy?: Hi Emily, When the vaginal tissue reacts and becomes swollen red and purple I 1st think of an allergy to an inserted medication or to latex found in condoms. This type of reaction can also indicate and infection. A Vigorous sexual encounter can also traumatize the lining of the vagina causing it to swell and appear bruised. ...Read more

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I had this unusual problem in my vagina. It has excessive, green ang sometimes fishy smell. What should I do to get rid of it.

BV: I would say that you need to go see your gynecologist for evaluation. You may have a simple vaginal infection or a sexually transmited infection. Both need to be properly diagnosed and treat so you can get rid of the discharge and smell. ...Read more