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What does it mean when your vagina stings?

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Dr. RADHA SYED
Gynecology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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