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Pain in vagina opening before period is this normal?

Pain in vagina opening before period is this normal?

No: Premenstrual and menstrual pain originates in the uterus due to prostaglandins, chemicals that are released in high concentration when the lining of the uterus breaks down. They cause significant uterine muscle contractions resulting in uterine ischemia (lack of oxygen to the uterine muscle) which results in cramps pain in the lower abdomen and lower mid back area. Vaginal pain would not be normal ...Read more

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Dry vagina few days before period starts. Is this normal?

Dry vagina few days before period starts. Is this normal?

Unusual: It has been reported with the drops in estrogen at this time and is considered normal. Don't worry, just use lubricant if needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have soft vagina walls and tarnish discharge a week before period?

Is it normal to have soft vagina walls and tarnish discharge a week before period?

Examination: The consistency of the vaginal walls do not really change --meaning they don’t get oft or stiff. If you are having abnormal vaginal discharge then an obgyn evaluation is needed to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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Itchy vagina and expecting period, is this normal?

Itchy vagina and expecting period, is this normal?

Itch period: Your complaint before your period suggestive to chech fungal infection if you are pt of dm, bmi over 30 and sweet teeth for chocolate or sweets. If transient probably can wait and any repeated episode should see doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Itchy vagina during period is this normal?

Itchy vagina during period is this normal?

Not necessarily: An itchy vagina is not necessarily common during your period. You may have an underlying yeast infection? If still itchy, get gyn eval, best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like I can push air out of my vagina right before my period? Is this normal?

Why does it feel like I can push air out of my vagina right before my period? Is this normal?

Air: Some women actually can trap air in the vagina and when it is released on its own, thru sex or by your own control it makes a sound similar to passing gas. In the urban dictionary this is called a queef. Otherwise thru your cycle you may have more vaginal engorgement, which may feel different that before you ovulate. ...Read more

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My vagina and sometimes my anus hole hurt when I'm on my period. Is this normal? Should I be worried?

My vagina and sometimes my anus hole hurt when I'm on my period. Is this normal? Should I be worried?

Not normal: Please see your gyn or your mother's gyn if u do not have a gyn yet as you may have a retroverted uterus or you may have other conditions like endometrioiss, your gyn will be able to tell what the problem is. ...Read more

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I open my vagina and I saw a pink fleshy round ball it don't hurt it feels fleshy I see my period is this normal.?

I open my vagina and I saw a pink fleshy round ball it don't hurt it feels fleshy I see my period is this normal.?

At 24 this is odd: First, could this be an old tampon? Does it move? Do you have a fever? If you have a fever, you should go to the emergency room since physicians offices will be closed for the holiday weekend.
Otherwise, you need to have a physician take a look at this. ...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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Burning sharp pain on the top part of vagina and in my hips I'm on my period. Is this normal?

Cramps versus pain: If you are experiencing mild cramps on your period, that is sometimes normal. If you are experiencing actual pain, that is not normal, and requires a MD visit to determine the source. ...Read more

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Feeling pain inside vagina before period starts, what causes this?

Feeling pain inside vagina before period starts, what causes this?

Low estrogen: Right before your period, your hormones drop to their lowest level (triggering the period), and so your vagina may feel dry and be more susceptible to irritation/pain. It'll pass as your menses finishes. If it remains a problem though, please see an MD. ...Read more

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Vagina itching before period goes away afterwards?

Possible infection: The bacterial balance in the vagina changes at different times of the menstrual cycle. This means that a vaginal infection from yeast or overgrowth of bacteria (bacterial vaginosis) can sometimes be more bothersome than other times during the menstrual cycle. I suspect you either have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. The best way to determine this is to be seen by a health professional. ...Read more

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My boyfriends precum might have entered my vagina end of march and in April I had my period but it was normal. I haven't had my period this may?

My boyfriends precum might have entered my vagina end of march and in April I had my period but it was normal. I haven't had my period this may?

Pregnancy: It you had an actual period from that episode of sex than you are not pregnant. However, if you are not certain that this bleeding was an actual period - then I would recommend taking a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it normal for you vagina lip to swell while on your period?

Is it normal for you vagina lip to swell while on your period?

Certainly: The most common causes of labial period swelling are pad chafing, and poor vulvar hygiene. ...Read more

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Heavy brown stringy discharge coming from vagina 2 weeks before period?

Evaluation: Mid cycle discharge is usually clear stringy discharge. But if you HAV brown discharge, you need to get evaluate with a doctor. ...Read more

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About 1 week before period starts and Only notice at night. My vagina gets quite itchy. Been happening for 1 year. I have always had discharg?

About 1 week before period starts and Only notice at night. My vagina gets quite itchy. Been happening for 1 year. I have always had discharg?

Likely yeast: About 1 in 10 women will get recurrent fungal vaginal infections. They usually occur at about the same time each cycle. It would require and exam and some office testing to confirm that you are experiencing recurrent yeast infections, but if that is the case it is very treatable with suppressive medication. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my vagina gets dry before I start my period?

Hormones and dryness: There are low estrogen levels just before your cycle; use a product like replens if it is bothersome. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my vagina to smell like cooked potatoes after my period?

Is it normal for my vagina to smell like cooked potatoes after my period?

BV? STD?: Odor is subjective. One person's "cooked potatoes" might be another's "barnyard", "fishy", etc. If new and abnormal for you, see a doctor. The main cause of strong, abnormal vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV is not an STD, but STDs are more common in women with BV. And your topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so check it out for sure. ...Read more

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Is it normal during my period to have a burning pain in my vagina?

Not completely: Abnormal, but curious if this is a regular thing or recent? If recent could be sign of infection either urinary tract or genital tract (gonorrhea or chlamydia) eitherway, an exam would help provide some reassurance. If you are sexually active I would recommend having an exam by an obgyn and being tested for stds, ultimately. ...Read more

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My vagina feels tighter and dryer then usual and my period is coming this week so is that a normal feeling before?

My vagina feels tighter and dryer then usual and my period is coming this week so is that a normal feeling before?

No: Perhaps you have a vaginitis? Do you have any new vaginal discharge? Have you been douching? .Is this occurring after sexual intercourse? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, it may provide you with some answers. ...Read more

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The entrance of my vagina always hurts before my period. Is this a normal thing? Is this my body's way of opening up for my period?

The entrance of my vagina always hurts before my period. Is this a normal thing? Is this my body's way of opening up for my period?

No: The entrance may hurt because your estrogen levels drop before your period and estrogen is the female hormone that keeps our vaginas moist, lubricated and healthy. Some women, as well, are more prone to yeast infections around this time as well. See your doctor if the pain is recurrent or bothers you significantly. ...Read more

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Is it normal to itch inside your vagina while on your period? I have a little bit of itching down there. I use tampods so is this normal?

Is it normal to itch inside your vagina while on your period? I have a little bit of itching down there. I use tampods so is this normal?

Can be: Unlikely that the tampon is causing the itching. Sometimes itching is caused by a yeast infection, so you may want to see a doctor or clinic for that. ...Read more