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Why does my vagina burn during sex?

Why does my vagina burn during sex?

Many things: This can be due to many reasons...From simple non-worrisome things like hormonal fluctuations or a yeast infection, to more serious things like sexually transmitted infections. See your doctor to help figure this out. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn a bit during sex?

Why does my vagina burn a bit during sex?

Need lubrication: You may have an abrasion, essentially a friction burn. Be sure you are well lubricated, either from foreplay or a water-soluble lubricant (e.g., KY jelly). Also, be sure your partner is gentle enough not to harm your fragile genital tissues. Finally, if you are sore "down there, " you might refrain from activity until you are fully healed. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn during and after sex? Also why does it burn to urinate?

Why does my vagina burn during and after sex? Also why does it burn to urinate?

Below: If you have burning with urination, you may have a UTI.
See your DR, have an exam and you will get your answer. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn during and after having sex?

Why does my vagina burn during and after having sex?

May be sign of onfec: It may be a sign of vaginal infection, but it can also be due to changes in the hormones in premenopausal and menopausal women. It is better you get it checked and get the answer from your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is there any solution for the tissue on the left side of the vagina openning. After given birth, I started having burning &painful sensation during sex?

Is there any solution for the tissue on the left side of the vagina openning. After given birth, I started having burning &painful sensation during sex?

See Ob: Your ob can do an exam and see if there is any excess tissue that can be causing your symptoms. Sometimes, granulation tissue can cause pain and spotting. You'll need an evaluation to further determine the course. ...Read more

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Dear dr. During sex my wife complains tht she has a burning type of feeling inside her vagina. Why is tht?

Dear dr. During sex my wife complains tht she has a burning type of feeling inside her vagina. Why is tht?

Several possibilitie: There are several reasons for burning vaginally with intercourse including a vaginal infection and not enough lubrication. She would need to be seen by a doctor to be checked for infection. ...Read more

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Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Possible dryness: Try lubricating gel. If symptoms persist, then schedule a gyn exam. Don't forget to check if your pap is due. ...Read more

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During sex in the shower I got friction burn in my vagina can I use neosporin or something to heal or the relieve the pain?

During sex in the shower I got friction burn in my vagina can I use neosporin or something to heal or the relieve the pain?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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My girl friend is having odor during sex and now she is having issues with vagina by itching and burning feeling. What is that!

My girl friend is having odor during sex and now she is having issues with vagina by itching and burning feeling. What is that!

Possible Infection: You may have a yeast infection or bacterial infection or a urinary tract infection. I would go see a doctor to get tested for this so that they can help her with her symptoms and get rid of it quicker :]. ...Read more

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I have recently started to have a burning sensation in my vagina during sex and bleeding afterwards. Do you have any idea of what is causing this?

I have recently started to have a burning sensation in my vagina during sex and bleeding afterwards. Do you have any idea of what is causing this?

This is: Probably due to vaginal mucosa (lining) irritation
???? using new Lubricant??? or change present lubricant...if not the issue a culture (GYN visit) is indicated! '

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I've experienced pain & burning on one side of my vulva & just inside my vagina for 4 weeks. It hurts mainly during sex. 2 gynos did exam & said nothing is wrong. Since it's now been a month, I'm wondering if I should seek an rx?

See MD again: Jen, I would recommend you get checked for herpes as that is the outline of the perineal nerve. Also, if its vestibulodynia, no one treatment is effective for all patients. A number of measures can be taken to prevent irritation and several medications can be used to treat the condition. ...Read more

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Vagina burning and itching after husband cums and when I pee. Only happens when dry or during sex?

Vagina burning and itching after husband cums and when I pee. Only happens when dry or during sex?

Vaginitis/cystitis: I would strongly suggest to void (go to the bathroom) prior to having any sex. Increase your foreplay...if you burn when you "pee". ....increase your fluids and eat yogurt to keep your pH. ...Read more

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I feel lump size of egg down on the side of my vagina. Its itchy, burns during sex. I'm 12weeks pregnant. What could it be?

I feel lump size of egg down on the side of my vagina. Its itchy, burns during sex. I'm 12weeks pregnant. What could it be?

What did you OB say?: All? S realted to your preg should be directed to your OB just like I direct all of my pts to do that, it could be a Bartholin's cyst or Bartholin's abcess, either way if it is that big it needs to be drained and you will prob need some antibiotics, so call your OB now. ...Read more

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I have been having mild burning and itching on my vagina and pain during sex (not typical), yeast infection-meds didn't work; emergency?

I have been having mild burning and itching on my vagina and pain during sex (not typical), yeast infection-meds didn't work; emergency?

Get checked for: Other vaginal infection - bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or it could just be vaginal dryness or a concomitant bladder infection. U may consider going to an urgent care. Take care! Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/385002-herbal-cure-for-vaginitis/. ...Read more

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Extremely sore vagina during and after sex. Some uncomfortable burning/irritation during sex. Feels like vaginal rips painful to touch. What is this?

Extremely sore vagina during and after sex. Some uncomfortable burning/irritation during sex. Feels like vaginal rips painful to touch. What is this?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I am sexually active. (no STIS) about 3-4 days before my period starts, my vagina burns on the inside and out. It's also painful stretchin during sex?

Vaginal pain: Hello ~ this could be caused by a number of things but prominent would be bacterial vaginosis, fungal infections like thrush or a particularly dry vagina which can be due to inflammation or medication. I think it would not be an un-necessary enterprise to visit an OBGYN so that they can take a peek and see if there is anything serious going on or you could start using OTC anti-fungal cream. Thanks ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I used a cock ring during sex. Now the inside of my vagina lip and some parts of the outside have open cuts. It burns when I pee!

My boyfriend and I used a cock ring during sex. Now the inside of my vagina lip and some parts of the outside have open cuts. It burns when I pee!

Road rash.: Sounds like you have two problems: vaginal irritation and urinary tract irritation. If you keep everything clean and make sure you drink plenty of fluids you will probably heal up within a day or two. ...Read more

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During sex I feel sharp needles and burning sensation in my vagina. I have been checked for std's but all negative expect hpv. The pain since 2004.?

During sex I feel sharp needles and burning sensation in my vagina. I have been checked for std's but all negative expect hpv. The pain since 2004.?

May be dyspareunia: Vaginal discomfort during sexual intercourse is called dyspareunia, and there are many possible causes. There could be dryness, that requires the use of a lubricant, like KY jelly. Or other local diseases and factors, or even pyschological reasons. Hpv can produce warts, which can cause discomfort. You should see a gynecologist for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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Used a condom last night during sex now my vagina irritated no burning no itching just feels weird what's wrong? Is this std or allergic to condom?

Used a condom last night during sex now my vagina irritated no burning no itching just feels weird what's wrong? Is this std or allergic to condom?

Possible allergy: Some women are in fact allergic to latex condoms or gloves for that matter. Next sexual encounter try a latex free condom and see if it makes a difference. ...Read more

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Burning during sex, orangish cloudy urin, late period but not pregnant, greenish discharge, but dry vagina, slight pain in right lower abdomen?

Burning during sex, orangish cloudy urin, late period but not pregnant, greenish discharge, but dry vagina, slight pain in right lower abdomen?

See your doctor: I would advise that you see a physician for an exam and testing for infections. Not only is it important to diagnose and treat the issue you have going on right now, it is important to test for STD's that can lead to issues in the future if undetected. Take care. ...Read more

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Thick yellow/beige discharge, no smell. Itching in vagina. Mild burning sensation during sex. No burning during urination. Yeast infection? STI?

Thick yellow/beige discharge, no smell. Itching in vagina. Mild burning sensation during sex. No burning during urination. Yeast infection? STI?

Vaginal discharge: Colored vaginal discharge (yellow, green, tan, beige, etc) usually means infection. Yeast is possible and itching, irritation and burning during sex are typical for yeast. However, yeast usually causes scant discharge, not colored. Gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas are possible if at risk for STI. Any abnormal or new vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation; see a doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why does my vagina burn when I go urine right after having sexual intercourse?

Why does my vagina burn when I go urine right after having sexual intercourse?

I do not know: Without an exam, it is tough to say why. A Guess would be the intercourse is causing some minor tears or lacerations in your vaginal skin and then urine, which is salty in composition, can burn as it passes over the small little irritated sites. ...Read more