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Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more


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My vagina is itchy sometimes and stings when I wiped I notice a small cut near my anus what is going on?

My vagina is itchy sometimes and stings when I wiped I notice a small cut near my anus what is going on?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Depending on your age, sexual activity and general health, it may be skin atrophy, sexually transmitted infection or manifestation of a general skin disorder.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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I notice I have vagina wall tear it's itchy and it stings when I wipe down on the entrance of my vagina. What helps this situation?

I notice I have vagina wall tear it's itchy and it stings when I wipe down on the entrance of my vagina. What helps this situation?

Visual diagnosis: Pelvic rest is needed, so no intercourse until the situation is treated. The situation you are describing is not normal and requires a visual diagnosis. You need to undergo a pelvic exam. Visit an ob/gyn doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Wiped vagina with rubbing alcohol which made it sting 5 min later wiped with cold water still a bit tingly what will happen?

Wiped vagina with rubbing alcohol which made it sting 5 min later wiped with cold water still a bit tingly what will happen?

Irritated: Rubbing alcohol is irritating to mucosal membranes. Continue to flush with water. It may be a irritated for a little while. Just let it heal. Try not to use anything additionally on tissue so as not to add to the irritation. If not feeling better in a day or two, have it looked at by a gynecologist or doctor ...Read more

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It hurts to wipe and ny vagina stings/burns. Also, when I wipe, a brownish colored blood appears on the toilet paper.

It hurts to wipe and ny vagina stings/burns. Also, when I wipe, a brownish colored blood appears on the toilet paper.

Such: Symptoms have been described by sexually active people who have micro tears to vaginal or those with hers lesions or UTI ...Read more

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I have a very sore vagina it is bright red and its very sore when I wipe after going for a wee. It doesn't sting or itch just red and sore. What could?

I have a very sore vagina it is bright red and its very sore when I wipe after going for a wee. It doesn't sting or itch just red and sore. What could?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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For the last few days, my vagina burns and stings when I wipe but not when I pee (so not a UTI) it's very uncomfortable to sit down.

For the last few days, my vagina burns and stings when I wipe but not when I pee (so not a UTI) it's very uncomfortable to sit down.

Yeast infection?: Most likely a yeast infection, but it could be any kind of inflammation, such as allergy, chemical reaction, or other causes. Possibly herpes if there are sores if you're at risk for STD. Best to be examined professionally, so see your doctor. Or maybe your nearest government sexual health centre; your national SHCs provide the most expert care there is anywhere in the world. Good luck. ...Read more

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After sex my vagina feels like there are cuts on it. It burns & stings when I Wipe. I don't think it's a std. I have normal discharge &it looks normal?

After sex my vagina feels like there are cuts on it. It burns & stings when I Wipe. I don't think it's a std. I have normal discharge &it looks normal?

Get GYN MD exam: You need to have a GYN MD examination done as there are many issues that can cause this problem that you are unable to "see".. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the skin between your vagina and butt stings?

What does it mean when the skin between your vagina and butt stings?

Fungal Dermatitis: The most probable is a rash or infection with a fungus. This is very common in this moist and dark area of the body. You can try some over the counter anti-fungals or go to the doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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I just took my tampon out and my vagina hurts and stings. Is that bad?

I just took my tampon out and my vagina hurts and stings. Is that bad?

Could be bad.: That could be a rather serious infection related to the tampon. You need a gynecologist evaluation right away. ...Read more

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Why dose my vagina accasionaly sting when my husband comes inside of me?

Lubrication: A stinging sensation during intercourse usually is a sign of poor lubrication. This creates too much friction and traumatizes the vaginal tissue. Try using a lubricant like KY jelly or astroglide. ...Read more

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My vagina seems swollen and stings and also gets very itcy what could this be?

Yeast infection?: Stinging and itching certainly sound like a yeast infection. Assuming that over-the-counter remedies have not worked, you should be seen by your family doctor. ...Read more

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My vagina has a stinging pain in it, I had sex a week ago, but the pain just started yesterday. What's going on?

My vagina has a stinging pain in it, I had sex a week ago, but the pain just started yesterday. What's going on?

See an OB/GYN: If you establish a relationship with one now they will be familiar with you and able to deal more appropriately with your personal issues as they develop in the future. Cannot tell long distance what your pain is due to but am sure things will be worked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I've got thrus in my vagina. It's stings. It's ichy and burns and I have why stuff coming out of my vagina?

Yeast: It sounds as if you do have a vaginal yeast infection. There are medications available over the counter to treat it. If that doesn't work you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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The area below my vagina where the but is, is itchy and red and stinging. Notice a area where opened up. Or scratched. What is this?

The area below my vagina where the but is, is itchy and red and stinging. Notice a area where opened up. Or scratched. What is this?

Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. This is concerning for a possible genital herpes infection. Other causes such as yeast, vaginal dryness, allergic reactions and other skin disorders are all possiblities. ...Read more

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I have balanities I have got cream for it but my girlfriend is getting a stinging pain in the vagina after sex will this be causing it?

I have balanities I have got cream for it but my girlfriend is getting a stinging pain in the vagina after sex will this be causing it?

Yeast infection?: Balanitis is often yeast (thrush), especially in uncircumcised men. Vaginal yeast is common and a frequent cause of vaginal itching, irritation, etc. So it seems likely you and your partner are sharing a yeast infection, not uncommon in sex partners, although not considered an STD. She should see her doc; or maybe try an OTC vaginal yeast treatment. But for sure get care if no better 3-4 days. ...Read more

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I have a really bad stinging pain at the bottom of my vagina what is it?

I have a really bad stinging pain at the bottom of my vagina what is it?

A variety of things: It is likely due to a trauma or an infection. Get it checked out by your primary care and they can probably provide some medication to relieve your pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina stings?

Vaginal pain: Stinging or burning in vagina is causes usually by an infection. You need an exam with a speculum and cultures. Also a pelvic exam can determine if you have herpes which can cause burning pain.There may be shallow painful ulcers. Treatment depends upon the cause-yeast vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis etc would need a creme insertion. Herpes needs oral tablets and local creme. ...Read more

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Kind of stinging in the vagina area and then a sudden urge to wee?

Kind of stinging in the vagina area and then a sudden urge to wee?

Burning urination: Urinary tract infection or cystitis (irritation of the urine tube) are the two most likely causes. Avoid bubble baths and direct contact with soap to the urethral opening. If it continues, getting a urine culture at your doctors is the best idea. ...Read more

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I think I may have cut the inside of my vagina shaving and it stings now will this go away?

I think I may have cut the inside of my vagina shaving and it stings now will this go away?

Yes.: Mucous membranes typically heal quickly; just keep the area clean to minimize the chance of infection. And needless to say, take your time and be careful in the future while shaving delicate areas. ...Read more

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What culture needs to be done? My vagina is raw and off color near holr and stings when touched

What culture needs to be done? My vagina is raw and off color near holr and stings when touched

See your gyn: Your gynecologist should be able to help. He can examine you closely and determine if you have an infection and the type of cultures needed.
He may also prescribe any antibiotics that may be necessary. ...Read more