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Why Is My Vagina Burning
Things to try...: There are many possible reasons: an infection, sexual trauma, a skin condition, allergic reaction, menopause, etc all can cause burning after intercourse. A yeast infection is a common causes as is poor lubrication. A non-prescription vaginal yeast cream could be tried as well as an intimate lubricant from the pharmacy. If these interventions don't help, see your Gyn about it. ...Read more
Why is my vagina burning during and after I have intercourse with my boyfriend?it begins to burn the second he puts his finger or penis in me
Dyspareunia: You may be describing dyspareunia, especially vaginismus. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/painful-intercourse/basics/definition/con-20033293 for more info, then discuss your concerns w/your Family Doc if lubricants & more foreplay isn't enough. Or try different positions. You may need to get checked for infections & abrasions. Perhaps recent sexual trauma? ...Read more
Why does my vagina opeing burning and feel so sore after sex its been like this for a year I've told the dr i don't have yeast?
Could be trauma: If the burning has been going on for a year and is after sex it may be from microtears to your vagina if your patner is big and you have minimal foreplay hence minimal lubrication. Using lubricant and prolonged foreplay may help. You may doctor may want to do a good vaginal exam to r/o ulcers or infection. ...Read more
Why does my vagina have a burning sensation. I got treated for a UTI but it still burns. I haven't had sex in 5 years so what do i have?
Requires GYN exam: you may have a low grade inflammation or infection. Are you having urinary pain as well? You are 20 and state that you haven't had sex in 5 years- so this is not an STD; however, if you masturbate frequently, may be an irritation, inflammation or infection. I suggest a GYN exam asap. ...Read more
Not sure.: Yeast infection? Inflammation? Friction? Other infections? Any discharge? 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. ...Read more
Normal feeling.: There is increased blood supply to the vulvo-vaginal area when you are sexually aroused causing the sensations you described. ...Read more
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