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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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My boyfriend and i used a cock ring during sex. Now the inside of my vagina lip and some parts of the outside have open cuts. It burns when i pee!

My boyfriend and i used a cock ring during sex. Now the inside of my vagina lip and some parts of the outside have open cuts.  It burns when i pee!

Road rash.: Sounds like you have two problems: vaginal irritation and urinary tract irritation. If you keep everything clean and make sure you drink plenty of fluids you will probably heal up within a day or two. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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I feel lump size of egg down on the side of my vagina. Its itchy, burns during sex. Im 12weeks pregnant. What could it be?

I feel lump size of egg down on the side of my vagina. Its itchy, burns during sex. Im 12weeks pregnant. What could it be?

What did you OB say?: All ?S realted to your preg should be directed to your OB just like i direct all of my pts to do that, it could be a bartholin cyst or bartholin abcess, either way if it is that big it needs to be drained and you will prob need some antibiotics , so call your OB now. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn during sex?

Why does my vagina burn during sex?

Many things: This can be due to many reasons...From simple non-worrisome things like hormonal fluctuations or a yeast infection, to more serious things like sexually transmitted infections. See your doctor to help figure this out. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn a bit during sex?

Why does my vagina burn a bit during sex?

Need lubrication: You may have an abrasion, essentially a friction burn. Be sure you are well lubricated, either from foreplay or a water-soluble lubricant (e.g., KY jelly). Also, be sure your partner is gentle enough not to harm your fragile genital tissues. Finally, if you are sore "down there, " you might refrain from activity until you are fully healed. ...Read more

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During sex in the shower i got friction burn in my vagina can I use neosporin or something to heal or the relieve the pain?

During sex in the shower i got friction burn in my vagina can I use neosporin or something to heal or the relieve the pain?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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How come everytime II have sexual intercourse my vagina swells up and burns, why does it do this?

How come everytime II have sexual intercourse my vagina swells up and burns, why does it do this?

Vaginal pain: If you are using condoms, you may be allergic to latex or the spermicidal lubricant -- if you are not using condoms, this falls under the category of dyspareunia and is best evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What could it be if my vagina burns after sexual intercourse?

What could it be if my vagina burns after sexual intercourse?

Vaginitis: This could be the symptom of a vaginal infection. You will need to see aclinician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, & whenever my husband and I have sexual intercourse my vagina burns a lot after ..Why is that?

I'm pregnant, & whenever my husband and I have sexual intercourse my vagina burns a lot after ..Why is that?

Possible infection: This is often a symptom of either a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. See your provider for them to do an evaluation and get you the correct treatment. ...Read more

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My vagina hurts and burns ever since after i had anal and theb vaginal sexual intercourse without washing it what can I do to ease the pain.?

My vagina hurts and burns ever since after i had anal and theb vaginal sexual intercourse without washing it what can I do to ease the pain.?

Treat the yeast: Anal sex exposes the penis to the yeast which is a normal germ in the poo. Failing to rinse before vaginal sex, will expose you to the yeast that adheres to the penis during sex. You likely are developing a yeast vaginitis. Best to talk with your doc and come up with a treatment plan and a better understanding of how to avoid these issues. ...Read more

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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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