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Why Do I Have A Hairy Vagina
Several things: Vaginal pain can be caused by infections (vaginal or pelvic), ovarian growth/cyst, injury and a host of others. The vagina is a distensible potential space that can even produce pain during extraordinary expansion such as childbirth or sexual activity. ...Read more
? Bacterial vaginosi: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of strange, fishy vaginal odor which is typically worse after intercourse. It is usually accompanied by a grey white discharge. This is not a sexually transmitted disease but sometimes is sexually associated. Treatment with oral pills (Metronidazole, Tinidazole, Clindamycin) or topical gel (Clindamycin) is usually effective. ...Read more
Need a pelvic exam: A retained tampon has caused this more than once. Certain infections or bacterial overgrowth can also do this. If retained tampon is the cause, a doctor will do a pelvic exam similar to a pap smear and remove it and may prescribe antibiotics if an infection is suspected. The doctor can also do more tests or ask a few more questions and treat for bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
May be an infection: A normal vagina has certain bacteria that must remain in balance to keep the area clean and healthy. Things like harsh cleansers, sexual intercourse and infections can offset this balance. An odor associated with itching, burning or unusual discharge can mean you have a bacterial infection. Such an infection needs to be diagnosed by your doctor and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Vaginal infection: If the vagina doesn't pass the "whiff" test and your own nose is offended, then it is probably a vaginal infection that needs to be evaluated and treated by a GYN MD. Don't "whiff" on the opportunity to give your nose and "others" a much needed break with resolution. ...Read more
This is likely older: Deoxygenated blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Secretions.: Clear, no odor, no pain, no burning, no redness? It may just be a normal vaginal secretion. If there is odor, itching, burning or redness - please seek med eval. ...Read more
Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge. The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more
Several things: Yeast infections are the most common cause of vaginal itching. Yeast medications are available over the counter. Trichomoniasis and herpes are two stds which can cause itching and pain in the vagina. A bladder infection can cause a pressure sensation in the vagina. Constipation can cause this too. Schedule a visit to help narrow down the problem. ...Read more
Sometimes like these could be signs of a yeast infection or vaginal irruption. It's important to be checked for stds if you are at risk. I suggest that your see your doctor who will be able to do an examination and tests. Even provide a prescription that can help your symptoms.
Hope that helps. ...Read more
May need examination:
"little cuts" on delicate skin around the vagina could be actual little cuts from friction or abrasion against something. Sensitive skin areas can also react to chemical irritants or allergen materials, and end up feeling like little cuts or sometimes even looking like abrasions.
A doctor can examine the area to see if there are signs of infection, such as a herpes rash. ...Read more
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Normal vaginal fluids
it helps to know what your normal vaginal fluids are like, so you can know when there is a change.
Vaginal fluids keep the vagina moist and healthy. The fluids are either thick and whitish or slippery and clear. Normal vaginal fluids have little or no smell, and there is no itching or burning. See more @ www. Plannedparenthood. Org/health-topics/.../yeast-infection-19854.Htm. ...Read more
No: Delivering a baby through the vagina can cause that. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Excessive tightness: Of the vagina or spasms (vaginismus) usually is a result of psychological issues /anxiety. Other possibilities could be from vaginal atrophy & dryness related to menopause, vaginal scarring from frequent infection. Http://www. Medhelp. Org/posts/womens-health/vagina-too-tight-someone-help/show/27596 http://m.Psychologytoday. Com/blog/all-about-sex/201109/the-rare-truth-about-tight-and-loose-women. ...Read more
Many things: The predominance of peroxidase positive lactobacillus, good bacteria, is what causes the pH to rise. If they are killed off, which can be caused by many things, the pH rises letting other bacteria take their place. This is called bacterial vaginosis. It can treated but you will not get the pH back to normal until the good bacteria grow back. ...Read more
Obsessive Compulsive: This disorder, ocd, surely could be a possibility given this obsession and your numerous questions about this on the website here. Perhaps an evaluation with your family physician or with your psychiatrist is in order. ...Read more
No STD's- None: If your partner does not have any STD's then there are no health consequences. ...Read more
Hey, I wanted to know if lemisol is good to wash the vagina cause I heard it is not and I use that?
Vaginal washes: Vaginal washing, also called douching, is not needed for personal hygiene and can cause problems like introducing bacteria and increasing the risk of bacterial vaginosis. It cannot prevent pregnancy or treat a sexually transmitted disease. Normal vaginal secretions are white or pale yellow. Everyday bathing or showering with soap and water should be adequate to keep these odor free. ...Read more
When I looked inside my vagina finall with a mirror, I saw two holes... Now I'm very scared. WHY do I have 2 holes???
Normal: Examination of the genitals is a good idea. Look for changes in skin color especially. When examining in this way, women should be able to see the opening of the vagina, and the urethra just under the clitoris, where urine is expelled. Smaller openings for glands may also be noticed if looking closely. ...Read more
What could cause my vagina to feel looser and sex to feel different? My boyfriend even notices it. Sex isn't the same for me or him
GYN: There are many causes of loss of tone in the vaginal area. I am not sure your age but certainly you should check with your gyn and learn exercises. ...Read more
My husband has complained that my vagina feels stretched wider & feels loose. I've only been intimate with my husband. What is the cause of this?
See below: If you have delivered a baby vaginally that would do it. ...Read more
What can be the cause of a sudden sharp, knife-like pain inside the vagina on the whole length of the internal part (from start to end) of the vagina?
Vaginal Discharge: Often, vaginal discharge signifies the onset of an infection. Read ===>http://women. Webmd. Com/guide/vaginal-discharge-whats-abnormal for these and other possible causes. Sometimes, the color can offer a clue to the etiology. Give your gynecologist a call and make an appointment. ...Read more
Many causes: A bump in the vagina can be of very limited consequence all the way to major problems. It may be a fibroma (benign), a wart (?), a simple cyst, an infection, a foreign body, a tumor, or other process. If concerned, get it checked out. You may just need reassurance but then again, you may have to have an excision, or biopsy or other treatment. ...Read more
One possible: Cause is pregnancy. But leukorrhea can also occur at other times of the month. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. If your period is late - take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more
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