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Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Bladder infection?: Burning upon urination is typically associated w/bladder and/or kidney infections. Itchy vaginal tissue suggests a yeast infection. If you scratch the skin enough to break it, then it burn upon contact from urine. Check w/your family doc or gyn b/c only prescription antibiotics will cure an infection while many anti-yeast medications are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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My vagina is cery itchy and red after using a new brand if toilet paper. Is there anything I can do to make the itchiness and redness go away?

My vagina is cery itchy and red after using a new brand if toilet paper. Is there anything I can do to make the itchiness and redness go away?

Switch back: May toilet papers add chemicals as perfumes or coloring agents. You might have an allergy to them or at the least a sensitivity. Go back to your first brand. Try an oral antihistamine as that may provide some relief. ...Read more

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I have white cloudy discharge coming out from my vagina, it can smell sometimes but very rarely, no itchiness/redness and no pain. What could this be?

I have white cloudy discharge coming out from my vagina, it can smell sometimes but very rarely, no itchiness/redness and no pain. What could this be?

Bacterial vaginitis: A fishy odor can indicate there is imbalance of the bacteria in the vagina, this odor can be obvious. A vaginal examination can provide the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sometimes i experience itchy,swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. maybe twice or trice a month. what are this symptoms?

Sometimes i experience itchy,swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. maybe twice or trice a month. what are this symptoms?

Yeast infection: You can try OTC vaginal suppositories or gel for yeast infection for 5-7 day treatment course as directed on the package. If this doesn't resolve the issue, you will need to be examined for a more definite diagnosis. Feel better:) ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to have smelly sticky white stuff coming out of my vagina after i have sex , my vagina doesnt hurt or redness or itchy ?

Is it normal for me to have smelly sticky white stuff coming out of my vagina after i have sex , my vagina doesnt hurt or redness or itchy ?

Post sex discharge: Yes. Of course. Semen plus your sexually stimulated vaginal lubricating fluids have no where else to go but to leak out of your vagina after sex. I don't understand how this is a surprise to you. ...Read more

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I have an itchy vagina or shall i say a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

I have an itchy vagina or shall i say  a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

Yeast: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Start with an over the counter yeast cream. If not improving schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad. What's wrong with me?

I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad.  What's wrong with me?

Allergy: I have seen this many times. Usually the patient is having an allergic reaction to the adhesive material located on the pad. There are brands without adhesives but the easiest thing to do is to change to tampons. This solves the problem. ...Read more

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I have redness, and itchiness/soreness near my vagina. I also have had a foul smelling discharge occasionally recently, esp. after sex. What is this?

I have redness, and itchiness/soreness near my vagina. I also have had a foul smelling discharge occasionally recently, esp. after sex. What is this?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and lesions on the vagina need to be evaluated in person. What you are describing could be simply a yeast infection. Herpes and other STDs are a possiblity. Vaginal odor can be bacterial vaginosis or an std. Please schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more