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Why does my vagina burn only when i wipe? And is it okay if i put vaseline on it to help make it feel better?

Why does my vagina burn only when i wipe? And is it okay if i put vaseline on it to help make it feel better?

Depends. : You would need to be examined before any recommendations are made. And if by vagina you are referring to your vagina and not your vulva, then no, do not use vaseline in the vagina. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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What cause your vagina to burn when you wipe?

What cause your vagina to burn when you wipe?

Multiple causes: Multiple possibilities can lead to vaginal burning. You could have an infection, and need to be examined and treated for this. You could also have vaginal dryness or irritation from hormonal or other causes. Sexual activity can lead to vaginal irritation in some women too -- especially if intercourse comes before sufficient vaginal lubrication does. ...Read more

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I have a few cuts on opening of vagina no discharge. They don't hurt or itch but burn when urine touches them or when i wipe or wash the area?

I have a few cuts on opening of vagina no discharge. They don't hurt or itch but burn when urine touches them or when i wipe or wash the area?

Cuts on Vagina: are like cuts anywhere else that are open when expose to acid fluid like urine they burn. They also will burn when touched or washed. The problem is scabs don't form because it is a moist environment. The real question is why do you have cuts on the opening of your vagina? Do they need to de evaluated by your physician? ...Read more

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The lower part of my vagina is very sore feeling almost like a friction burn? What could it be? It also hurts to wipe after using the restroom:(

The lower part of my vagina is very sore feeling almost like a friction burn? What could it be? It also hurts to wipe after using the restroom:(

Yeast? Herpes?: This could be any of several things. A yeast infection could do this, but usually isn'tso severe. Chemical irritation or allergy to something, e.g. latex (condoms), spermicide, soap, etc. Genital herpes is also a good possibility, especially if there are blister-like bumps or open sores. See a doctor ASAP; if it's herpes, diagnosis is most accurate and treatment most effective if done early. ...Read more

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BURN ON LABIA OF VAGINA FROM VAGINAL WIPE?

BURN ON LABIA OF VAGINA FROM VAGINAL WIPE?

See doctor: Can rinse area with cool water to remove any chemical form the wipe. ...Read more

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Been on ocps for 3 months now. Im on my sugar pills week, why does my vagina feel burn? It really hurts when i wipe. Its alil tore at the bottom too

Been on ocps for 3 months now. Im on my sugar pills week, why does my vagina feel burn? It really hurts when i wipe. Its alil tore at the bottom too

Possible infection: This does not sound like anything directly caused by the pill. You need to be seen and further evaluated. Possibilities include infection or some sort of dermatitis. ...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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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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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