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The pool made my vag opening & the sides of irritated. It burns slightly after I wipe. Nothing else odd going on down there besides that. Goes away?

The pool made my vag opening & the sides of irritated. It burns slightly after I wipe. Nothing else odd going on down there besides that. Goes away?

Should go : Away. It's a local irritation from the chemicals used to treat the pool water. You should bathe after swimming to help keep this from happening. ...Read more

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Sometimes when i wipe my vagina, burns why?

Sometimes when i wipe my vagina, burns why?

Toilet paper "burn": If you are wiping from front to back as needed, is it done "roughly"? If not, make sure that the toilet paper does not contain colored dyes or "freshness" products that can irritate the vulva. Also utilize mild soaps like Dove, Caress and Ivory to minimize vulva irritation as well. By the way, there is nothing wrong with dabbing after voiding rather than wiping. ...Read more

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I used anti-itch medicated wipes and it caused a burning sensation. Why?

I used anti-itch medicated wipes and it caused a burning sensation. Why?

Skin sensitivity: Those products can be very helpful for some people, but they can also cause irritation and burning. Sometimes it's best to leave the vaginal and vulvar skin alone for a little while and if it doesn't get better, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My vagina burns when I wipe. When I wipe dirt like spects is left on the tissue ?

My vagina burns when I wipe.  When I wipe dirt like spects is left on the tissue ?

Infection?: Sounds like there may be an infection that should be treated. See your doctor or urgent care for an exam to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina hurt eveytime I wipe . It's kind of a irritating burning feeling but it's just in general feeling this Started yesterday?

Why does my vagina hurt eveytime I wipe . It's kind of a irritating burning feeling but it's just in general feeling this Started yesterday?

Vaginal burning: It is difficult enough to make the diagnosis of why there is vaginal burning after an examination, let alone in this virtual space. How about seeing a GYN MD if this continues for definitive answers. ...Read more

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My anal area has been itching for about a week. I don't really know what's causing it? It's very irritating and when I wipe around that area it burns.

My anal area has been itching for about a week. I don't really know what's causing it? It's very irritating and when I wipe around that area it burns.

Go see ur family doc: There are many causes of anal itching. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-itching/basics/definition/con-20023539 then go see your family doc for evaluation if OTC options are not adequate. ...Read more

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I starting using vagisel wipes a wk ago. Since I started using them it was burning. Its hurts to touch n wipe. Wearing underwear irratates my crotch. ?

I starting using vagisel wipes a wk ago. Since I started using them it was burning. Its hurts to touch n wipe. Wearing underwear irratates my crotch. ?

Possible infection: Vagisil anti itch wipes contain benzocaine, which is an anesthetic. While it may numb the skin, it does nothing for the underlying cause, which may be a yeast infection - in which case you are only delaying the proper treatment. It may also be an allergy to the chemicals in the vagisil wipe which may cause a contact dermatitis. I would see your doctor to determine which one is causing the burning ...Read more