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Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Yes it is in some: Yes it may be normal in some. The nerves that supply the uterus also supply the vagina and on can feel pain in vagina during periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal pain during your period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during your period?

Can be normal: The flow as well as use of tampons can cause you to have a sore vagina. If the blood starts to have an odor than you might be getting an infection a d then you should go see your gyn. ...Read more

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External vaginal itching during period. Is this common?

External vaginal itching during period. Is this common?

Yes, with pads: The menstrual debris can be irritating to the vulvar skin especially if pads are not changed frequently. ...Read more

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Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (I'm 22). Thank you!

Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (I'm 22). Thank you!

Maybe : It is hard to assess vaginal discharge when someone is on their menstrual cycle. You could compare what you're experiencing now to the menstrual cycles you have had in the past. If this is not normal for you then you can schedule a visit for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Red rash around vaginal area from pad during period is this normal or can it be due to some type of disease?

Red rash around vaginal area from pad during period is this normal or can it be due to some type of disease?

Friction/allergy: This sound like a friction burn to the area from the pad or an allergic reaction to any adhesive on the pad. Consider tampons, changing brands, explore other alternatives. See gyn or dermatologist if this continues or can be resolved. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with itchy rash on vaginal area during period?

Frequent pad changes: It could be because you have sensitive skin and is having some reaction to the sanitary pads. You need to change your pads every 2-3 hours, and even more frequently if necessary. ...Read more

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Causes of vaginal burning off and on before and during period? Could it be birth control?

Causes of vaginal burning off and on before and during period? Could it be birth control?

Vaginal burning: Vaginal infections can be more symptomatic around your period because of pH and hormone changes. See your gyn to rule out infection. Birth control pills would not cause burning. ...Read more

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Excess uterine lining from vaginal area for several days. I'm used to having some, but not this much. Also, have tons of blood clots during period. Why?

Excess uterine lining from vaginal area for several days. I'm used to having some, but not this much. Also, have tons of blood clots during period. Why?

Is this a pattern: If heavy periods are becoming an issue many possibilities include fibroids vs increased estrogen secondary to being over weight or other syndromes like PCOS, endometriosis or cervical or endometrial polyps. This is best determined with an exam to find the cause ...Read more

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I had a large blood clot that came out my vagina during period is this normal ?

I had a large blood clot that came out my vagina during period is this normal ?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Urine from vagina not urethra. Always happens during period. Soaks tampon, pad, underpants and pants. Cystoscope was normal.

Urine from vagina not urethra.  Always happens during period.  Soaks tampon, pad, underpants and pants.  Cystoscope was normal.

Try postvoid drain..: Try leaning forward to void, tighten the pelvis 2-4 times after each voiding, use less bulky tampon, and soak and dry the genital area with soft paper before pulling up the pants.; and see what happens. Best luck. ...Read more

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My period is expected next month. I have strtd experiencing vaginal pain every 5-6 hours and it lasts 2 minutes. Is this normal?

Not normal: Vaginal pain coming every 5-6 hours is strange. Referred pain from the intestines from gas or constipation seems like one possibility. A badder infection could be another. If this continues an exam will be needed. ...Read more

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I woke up with a black period and smells sweet. Also, I have vaginal pain. Could this be something serious? Period came on time.

Menstrual color: Black generally means very old blood, the odor may be something unrelated and since you have pain I would get seen. My concern would be an infection ...Read more

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I have seen few blood drops three days back n today ie 15 oct my period started with intense vaginal pain as my last period was on 22sep is it normal?

I have seen few blood drops three days back n today ie 15 oct my period started with intense vaginal pain as my last period was on 22sep is it normal?

Can't say yes or no: There isn't enough information to determine if this is normal or not. Vaginal pain with a period is a good reason to see a md for assessment. ...Read more

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Period late6days. Last night few blood drops, brown spots, pain. Felt like period. Bt today nothing. Same thing+vaginal pain 3weeks ago for3days. Am i preg?

Period late6days. Last night few blood drops, brown spots, pain. Felt like period. Bt today nothing. Same thing+vaginal pain 3weeks ago for3days. Am i preg?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I have vaginal pain near my clitoris and anal areas I have never been sexually active and my period just recently ended. What should I do?

I have vaginal pain near my clitoris and anal areas I have never been sexually active and my period just recently ended. What should I do?

See your doctor: Please see your doctor about this. You might have an infection (not all are sexually transmitted) or some other cause that will need to be examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD & just finished 2 1/2 month long period. Lately I have random shooting vaginal pain. My nipples are also sore. What's wrong with me?

I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD & just finished 2 1/2 month long period. Lately I have random shooting vaginal pain.  My nipples are also sore. What's wrong with me?

Should not be: Pregnant. You could take a pregnancy test if worried. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) puts out Progesterone to counteract the estrogen you make. Your symptoms come from the estrogen. Once you stop bleeding on theorems you usually are ok and just might have breakthrough spotting. ...Read more

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I am having severe lower abdomen and vaginal pain with burps. Periods late by 45 days. What it could be?

I am having severe lower abdomen and vaginal pain with burps. Periods late by 45 days. What it could be?

Do a pregnancy: Test. See ur pcp or gyn and get checked for fibroids endometriosis, pregnancy etc. God bless u! http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pelvicpain.html. http://pregnancy.about.com/od/amipregnant/a/missedperiod.htm. ...Read more

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What could cause painful periods? For the first 1-2 days, I have moderate to severe pelvic pain (is pelvic pain the same as vaginal pain)?

What could cause painful periods? For the first 1-2 days, I have moderate to severe pelvic pain (is pelvic pain the same as vaginal pain)?

JHS: Premenstrual Disorder, PMD, pain condition is common in women with benign Hypermobility Syndrome. Inherited loose pelvic joints become looser during menses as effect of hormone Relaxin. Tonifying pelvis, low back & abdominal muscles via aquatherapy & yoga will help to stabilize loose joints. Cannabis has helped many women with PMD symptoms. ...Read more

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Discomfort in bellybutton during period, why?

Discomfort in bellybutton during period, why?

May be normal: Mild pain is common but if this gets worse, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is ovulation possible during period?

Is ovulation possible during period?

In general...: In a 28-day cycle with a typical period lasting 5 days and ovulation occurring on the 14th day, one should expect to ovulate 9 days after your period is complete... But in medicine, anything is possible! All the best! ...Read more

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How to stop the bleeding during period?

How to stop the bleeding during period?

Ibuprofen: If it's a true period, it's hard to stop once it starts. Using high dose of Ibuprofen may slow it down. Dose used in 800mg 3x daily for up to 3 days with food. If bleeding is from another cause then a normal cycle, other treatment may be needed. ...Read more