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Does anyone know how vaginal friction burns can happen?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Inadeq lubrication

If vaginal lubrication is not adequate, the delicate skin at the opening of the vagina and in the vagina itself can be traumatized, causing pain.
If there is not enough natural lubrication, an over-the-counter lubricant (particularly a liquid one rather than a gel) can be helpful.

In brief: Inadeq lubrication

If vaginal lubrication is not adequate, the delicate skin at the opening of the vagina and in the vagina itself can be traumatized, causing pain.
If there is not enough natural lubrication, an over-the-counter lubricant (particularly a liquid one rather than a gel) can be helpful.
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