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I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

Dyspareunia: There are several possible explanations for your vaginal discomfort. If there is a lump or localized swelling, it could be a bartholin cyst, which should be checked by your gynecologist. If you feel like there is swelling, but you don't see anything unusual, you may have too much friction during sex; try using a lubricant. You may be sensitive to your partner's condom, or rarely, to his semen. ...Read more

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A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more


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What does it mean when my vagina burns particularly after sex?

What does it mean when my vagina burns particularly after sex?

Infection or dry: Several vaginal infections will cause burning after sex, as will lack of adequate lubrication. It's easy to test for, so i would see your md. ...Read more

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What does it mean if im a clea person but my vagina smells funny and it burns after sex? Same partner for 2 years

What does it mean if im a clea person but my vagina smells funny and it burns after sex? Same partner for 2 years

A couple of things: This could be bacterial vaginosis and/or trichomoniasis. Bacterial vaginosis is caused by a bacterial infection in your vagina and presents with odor. Trichomoniasis is caused by a protozoan and presents with burning but not much odor. These are less about hygiene and more about vaginal ph. Probiotics can help restore the natural flora and pH in your vagina. See your doc for more info. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you pee after sex it burns? Also i bled from my vagina a little too after i peed.

What does it mean when you pee after sex it burns? Also i bled from my vagina a little too after i peed.

Possible cystitis: Some women develop a mild bladder and urinary tract inflammation from the mechanical pressures sustained during sexual activity, usually resolve spontaneously without antibiotics. ...Read more

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Vagina is swollen and burns after sex. What should I do?

Vagina is swollen and burns after sex. What should I do?

Infection or trauma: It may be due to infection or trauma due to rough sex.You should have it checked by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My vagina still burns from peeing after sex. Help?

My vagina still burns from peeing after sex. Help?

May need checking: If this isn't getting any better after a day then you ought to be checked for injury and infection. ...Read more

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My vagina burns sometimes when my boyfriend cums in my after sex. But only when he cums? Why is that?

My vagina burns sometimes when my boyfriend cums in my after sex. But only when he cums? Why is that?

Usually lubrication: Typically this issue resolves when couples learn to use more foreplay and add a sexual lubricant like KY jelly or Astroglide. Since you are only 16 it is advised that you see an Obgyn for STD testing and to start birth control. ...Read more

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Opening to vagina burns after sex and recently found hard bumps there which weren't there before. Worried about the bumps.

Opening to vagina burns after sex and recently found hard bumps there which weren't there before. Worried about the bumps.

A few ideas: When the opening hurts, it's most often due to dryness or yeast infection. You can try over the counter antifungal to see if that helps. Hard bumps can be a lot of things, and an exam is most likely necessary to diagnose. Some ideas are: condylomas (reaction to contacting hpv), sebaceous cysts (plugged ducts), stds (usually they are filled with fluid), pimples (simple acne). Get an exam to be sure. ...Read more

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After sex my vagina hurts and burns and stings why? I always stop sex earlier cause it starts to hurt

After sex my vagina hurts and burns and stings why? I always stop sex earlier cause it starts to hurt

Burning during sex: Most common reason for what you describe is inadequate lubrication. Try using more lubrication and if it starts to burn during sex, you may need to stop and add additional lubrication. ...Read more

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