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Why Does My Vagina Hurt
Wiping away pain: The vulvar tissues are sensitive to "rough handling" even when healthy. If there is an infection or other problem present it will feel like you are wiping with "sandpaper". A good exam by a OB GYN MD will make sure there aren't any lesions or infection. Sometimes, dabbing gently with moist toilet paper or using "baby" wipes works to relieve discomfort if wiping from front to back at all times. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
It depends: It depends on what kind of foreplay you're talking about. Many women do need some stimulation before the vagina moistens, and intercourse would be painful otherwise. Sometimes medications can affect this process, or medical conditions such as infections can be present also. Please discuss your concerns with your physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Infection: Many different infections can cause burning after sex yeast infection trichomoniasis vaginitis vaginal irritation during rough sex and oral sex allergic reaction, to semen which varies from person to person, and latex allergy to condoms etc have it checked by your gynecologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain -vaginal: This could be an infection. Fungal (yeast) infections and other types of infections can do this. Also contact irritants - anything you apply to the area - or something from your undergarment (like if your washing machine missed its rinse cycle and detergent remains on the clothes. Please go see your doctor. He/she sees things like this every week. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Several poss.: A break in the skin from a dermatitis, infection or trauma that was not recognized at event. A neuralgia, or irritation of a nerve, and an infection or irritation of an underlying gland like "vestibular adenitis". As you can see it may be complex. If it continues, see your gynecologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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