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I am having severe vaginal burning on the outside what does this mean? Could this indicate HIV or herpes?

I am having severe vaginal burning on the outside what does this mean? Could this indicate HIV or herpes?

Possible Infection: Burning would typically be associated with some form of infection. HIV would be less likely to cause burning. Herpes and other bacterial or yeast infection are possible. Blisters or other sores would typical be present with herpes. A physical exam is necessary and appropriate cultures and possibly blood tests are needed. Please use condoms so these issues do not keep occurring. ...Read more

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I have severe vaginal burning..No itching or odor but I have frequent urination. Can you help?

I have severe vaginal burning..No itching or odor but I have frequent urination. Can you help?

See doc: This may be an infection. You will need to have an exam and possibly cultures. ...Read more

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I started depo shot a couple of weeks ago and i havent been sexually active but every other day i have mild to severe vaginal burning.what could it be?

I started depo shot a couple of weeks ago and i havent been sexually active but every other day i have mild to severe vaginal burning.what could it be?

Vaginitis: Approximately 3% of women using Depo-Provera will experience vaginitis. Based on your symptom of vaginal burning (not discharge) I recommend you have an exam by your health-care-provider to discuss your concerns. Thanks for trusting HealthTap ...Read more

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I have severe vaginal burning. Been tested for uti, bacterial vaginosis, sti's and have have a pelvic exam. Everything is normal they are saying.

I have severe vaginal burning. Been tested for uti, bacterial vaginosis, sti's and have have a pelvic exam. Everything is normal they are saying.

Vaginitis: Most cases are due to infection. Irritant vaginitis can be to allergies to condoms, spermicides, soaps, perfumes, douches, lubricants and semen. It can also be caused by hot tubs, abrasion, tissue, tampons or topical medications. Foreign bodies (most commonly retained tampons or condoms) cause extremely malodorous vaginal discharges. Hormonal deficiency is rare at your age. ...Read more

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Severe vaginal burning , ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination.Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?

Severe vaginal burning , ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination.Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?

Atrophy?: Atrophic vaginitis or desquamative vaginitis can cause the vaginal symptoms, as can other infections besides yeast, like bacteria and viruses. The treatments are all very different, so you'd need a gyn specialist to sort it out. As far as the llq pain, it may or may not be related, but it could be caused by a stone, or an ovarian cyst. But a kidney stone wouldn't cause vaginal burning. ...Read more

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What is a common cause of severe vaginal itching / burning?

What is a common cause of severe vaginal itching / burning?

Yeast = one cause: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Severe outside vaginal burning, burning on the top of legs and when bladder starts to get full it hurts what could it be all STD tests negative?

Severe outside vaginal burning, burning on the top of legs and when bladder starts to get full it hurts what could it be all STD tests negative?

Possible Vulvodynia: Your symptoms may be related to a variant(s) of chronic pelvic pain syndrome known as vulvodynia and interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome) which include the symptoms you describe. These are complex, but not uncommon, conditions that are very often underdiagnosed, misdiagnosed, and undertreated in women. I would encourage you to read about them and make appt with a knowledgeable gyne md. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching( severe) all over and burning with a lot of tanish colored discharge.

Vaginal itching( severe) all over and burning with a lot of tanish colored discharge.

May be yeast: Overgrowth or an std (if u r sexually active). See gyn for exam, testing of discharge/ culture, & treatment options. ...Read more

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I've had severe burning and itching for 2 days now iN mY vaginal area. I used vagasil wipes and today got some monostat but with no relief ?

I've  had severe  burning and itching for 2 days now iN mY vaginal area. I used vagasil wipes and today got some monostat but with no relief ?

Be patient: Most women become familiar with their symptom is a vaginal yeast infection. The treatment with meds like Monistattakes several days to be effective, depending on the manufacturers directios on course you take. If still symptomatic, Pl get yourself checked for other causes like UTI and STD etc., if applicable in your case. Feel better! ...Read more

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Would Fenton's procedure help w/severe burning sensations of the vaginal inlet s/p intercourse? Vaginal dilators also cause burning in the opening.

Would Fenton's procedure help w/severe burning sensations of the vaginal inlet s/p intercourse? Vaginal dilators also cause burning in the opening.

Diagnosis: It sounds like you may have vulvar vestibulitis. This can be treated with topical lidocaine, oral Gabapentin, Elavil (amitriptyline) and a few other medications. Pelvic floor rehabilitation and Interstim are other ways to treat the nerves overactivity. If scar tissue is the cause then surgery may be an option. ...Read more

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I have severe burning/stinging/itching in my anus and around the vaginal in the morn, after a bowl movement and at night..Tiny bumps around that area.

I have severe burning/stinging/itching in my anus and around the vaginal in the morn, after a bowl movement and at night..Tiny bumps around that area.

Fungal: You could try using an over the counter cream for fungus like Clotrimazole mixed with a small amount of Hydrocortisone 0.5% cream twice a day; keep the area clean by using unscented baby wipes and ensure that you are completely dry afterward; using a blow dryer on low after bathing or showering before you dress. Avoid scented panty liners and wear loose cotton underwear to keep the area dry. ...Read more

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Severe painful intercourse/ raw red burning painful patches on vaginal walls neg test 4 stds. What else can it b?

Severe painful intercourse/ raw red burning painful patches on vaginal walls neg test 4 stds. What else can it b?

Yeast or Staph: None of your symptoms sound like any common std. So, not sure why you went there or that your doctor went there with you. It sure sounds like you have a common yeast infection or a secondary infection with a staph bacteria. Either way this needs treatment. Now for teaching. There are 12 common stds. Using the words 'tested for stds' is very unclear and inadequate. What was tested for? ...Read more

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Can a tampon cause vaginal burning?

Can a tampon cause vaginal burning?

Possible: Some women are sensitive to chemicals used in tampons. If that happens you should try a different brand, probably with no perfumes or deodorants. ...Read more

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What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

Finding the cause.: Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. Your gynecologist can assess to determine the cause ; to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is causing this vaginal burning sensation?

Unclear: There are lots of causes of vaginal burning, i would recommend a visit with your doctor. ...Read more