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What is the burning sensation in my butt when i wipe it with wipes?

The Wipes?: Could be the wrong wipes. Make sure you're not using chlorox wipes. ...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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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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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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Burns after peeing when I wipe?

Burns after peeing when I wipe?

Could be: urethritis or cystitis, both are forms of uti. Consult with your doctor for proper tests and treatment. In the meantime, take hot baths 2-3 times daily to alleviate symptoms. ...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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When I have sex or wipe myself it burns, what could be wrong?

When I have sex or wipe myself it burns, what could be wrong?

Several possibilitie: An exam is the next step. Friction can cause burning and an over the counter lubricant can help. An exam is the way to figure this out to rule out infection or other causes. ...Read more