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What Does It Mean When Your Vagina Stings
Vaginal pain: Stinging or burning in vagina is causes usually by an infection. You need an exam with a speculum and cultures. Also a pelvic exam can determine if you have herpes which can cause burning pain.There may be shallow painful ulcers. Treatment depends upon the cause-yeast vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis etc would need a creme insertion. Herpes needs oral tablets and local creme. ...Read more
Vaginal infection: It sounds like you have a vaginal infection. I recommend that you see your doctor for treatment ...Read more
What does it mean when your vagina smells really bad and stings a lot but have been tested and everything comes up clear?
I was fingered yesterday and it hurt, now If I put my finger slightly up my vagina it's painful and stings a lot, What could this mean?
Trauma...: Rough sex can cause slight trauma to the vagina. You can get scratches, chaffing, fissures, etc. These can be painful. Time will usually take care of the problem. The area is designed to handle the trauma of sex and childbirth, but I have had to put in stitches on rare occasions. If it's not getting better quickly, see your gyn. Play nice next time. Best wishes! ...Read more
The space between my vagina and anus stings when I touch it or when urine touches it when I pee. What does this mean?
Various causes: The most common cause is a lack of lubrication. Try increasing foreplay and using astroglide or another sexual lubricant. You may also have a yeast infection, herpes, a vulvar skin disorder and various other more rare causes. An examination will be needed for evaluation. ...Read more
For about two weeks my vagina has been tender and stings when I have sex with my husband what does this mean?
Irritation: The most likely explanation is a new chemical has been introduced into the equation. ... such as cleansing soap, laundry soap, new condom brand, lubricant, etc. .. such that your vagina is mildly irritated and the mild trauma of intercourse only makes it worse. After this, consider a vaginal infection which would require a doctor visit to diagnose. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Everytime I go pee it burns, like a kind of stinging. And then I started to notice a sore bump on my vagina? What does this mean? What could it be?
My vagina has been very itchy but the inner part, it stings and itches but it doesn't bug when I pee. And I'm not sexually active, what does that mean?
Itchy vagina: Since you are not sexually active, the likely explanation is that something coming in contact with your genital region is irritating your vaginal tissue. This could be anything from the toilet paper you use, to dryer sheets residue on your panties, to chemicals in the pads or tampons that you use. You also can get things like yeast infections without being sexually active, so might need to see doc ...Read more
Having one bump means a cyst or something else have a lot of hair on my vagina I do not shave or wax and do not have a STD or herpes what can it b it burns and stings sometimes?
Yes.: Mucous membranes typically heal quickly; just keep the area clean to minimize the chance of infection. And needless to say, take your time and be careful in the future while shaving delicate areas. ...Read more
Out of nowhere the inner part of my vagina stings also when I touch it will this go away? What could be the problem?
At the beginning of my vagina, the start of the "vagina line" I have like a cut, and it stings. Feels like it split open how can I fix this pain!! ?
Vaginal tear: A topical lidocaine cream as well as rest to the area will take care of it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
A variety of things: It is likely due to a trauma or an infection. Get it checked out by your primary care and they can probably provide some medication to relieve your pain. ...Read more
I am experiencing an itch around the outside of my vagina and stinging pain at the entrance with sex. What could this be?
Lubrication: A stinging sensation during intercourse usually is a sign of poor lubrication. This creates too much friction and traumatizes the vaginal tissue. Try using a lubricant like KY jelly or astroglide. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my vagina stings as well as has an unusually large amount of discharge?
Infection: Talk to your PCP or OB MD they can help you ...Read more
My vagina has a stinging pain in it, I had sex a week ago, but the pain just started yesterday. What's going on?
See an OB/GYN: If you establish a relationship with one now they will be familiar with you and able to deal more appropriately with your personal issues as they develop in the future. Cannot tell long distance what your pain is due to but am sure things will be worked out. Good luck. ...Read more
I think I've got thrus in my vagina. It's stings. It's ichy and burns and I have why stuff coming out of my vagina?
Yeast: It sounds as if you do have a vaginal yeast infection. There are medications available over the counter to treat it. If that doesn't work you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I self checked vagina...surrounding skin near hole is raw and an off color and some red...stinging and pain when touched?
The area below my vagina where the but is, is itchy and red and stinging. Notice a area where opened up. Or scratched. What is this?
Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. This is concerning for a possible genital herpes infection. Other causes such as yeast, vaginal dryness, allergic reactions and other skin disorders are all possiblities. ...Read more
I have balanities I have got cream for it but my girlfriend is getting a stinging pain in the vagina after sex will this be causing it?
Yeast infection?: Balanitis is often yeast (thrush), especially in uncircumcised men. Vaginal yeast is common and a frequent cause of vaginal itching, irritation, etc. So it seems likely you and your partner are sharing a yeast infection, not uncommon in sex partners, although not considered an STD. She should see her doc; or maybe try an OTC vaginal yeast treatment. But for sure get care if no better 3-4 days. ...Read more
It can: Most dermatologist do not recommend the use of neosporin anymore. Many people are now allergic to it. It is better to use vaseline or aqua poor. ...Read more
Be seen: You should be examined to determine the cause and possible treatment options. ...Read more
After sex my vagina hurts and burns and stings why? I always stop sex earlier cause it starts to hurt
My vagina is itchy sometimes and stings when I wiped I notice a small cut near my anus what is going on?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Depending on your age, sexual activity and general health, it may be skin atrophy, sexually transmitted infection or manifestation of a general skin disorder.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
My vagina hurts AFTER I pee but not during I pee. It feels like stinging and feels like I want to pee more. What's wrong?
I have an external stinging on my vagina (only sometimes), no cuts or sores, negative for UTI and stis what could this be?
I notice I have vagina wall tear it's itchy and it stings when I wipe down on the entrance of my vagina. What helps this situation?
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