Burning sensation in the vulva can occur due to dehydration and dryness in that region. Using highly scented or cosmetic products containing chemicals in the vulvar region disturbs the pH and causes irritation with a burning sensation in the vulva. Skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis affect the skin, and it can spread to the vulva, causing a burning sensation. Bacterial vaginosis, urinary tract infection, and genital herpes can also cause it.
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I am newly married and have a burning sensation along with bleeding in my vagina. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had an issue with my vagina for the last two days. I am newly married and I have a burning sensation and bleeding in my vagina. What should I do? Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several potential causes of these symptoms, including vaginal infection such as bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, or sexually transmitted infection (STI) can cause symptoms like burning, itching, and discharge. Vaginal dryness can occur due to hormonal ... Read Full »
I used a sex toy two weeks ago, and experienced a burning sensation, and swelling that went away in a week. What could it be?
Query: Hello doctor, About two weeks ago, I used a sex toy, and a day after I experienced burning sensation and some minor swelling which went away in a week. I thought it was an allergic reaction to the silicon. But now, I have this feeling and this is the only way that arouses my clitoris area. Like all... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. It appears like a vaginal infection along with UTI (urinary tract infection). For the above better to get a urine analysis, urine culture, and high vaginal swab done. Kindly follow the following 1. Follow strict hygiene. 2. Use condoms to avoid sexually transmitted ... Read Full »
I have a tingling and burning sensation in my vagina. Why so?
Query: Hello doctor, My vagina had been tingling and burning for the past few weeks. It had always hurt to have sex, even if we used lube. The pain comes and goes and even radiates to my anal region. I have gotten checked for STDs, and they came out negative. What could it be? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Pain during sex could be due to endometriosis. So, I suggest you get a vaginal swab to exclude any chronic sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and a transvaginal scan for any local pelvic pathology. I suggest y... Read Full »
I have swollen labia and a burning and itching sensation in the vagina. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, For the last five days, my labia have been swollen, I have had a cottage cheese discharge, and my vagina is burning and itching. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. This is due to a fungal infection called vaginal candidiasis. Symptoms include itching and irritation in the vagina and vulva, burning sensation, especially during intercourse or while urinating, redness and swelling of th... Read Full »
What could be the reason for the burning sensation in my vagina?
Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I got a UTI which was not treated properly or long enough, so a doctor prescribed me a longer-term basis. However, a month ago, I had a burning sensation in my vagina. So I did an advanced urine and vaginal swab test. I will attach these photos for you. It seems to show AV... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the infection of a woman's upper genital tract and has a multimicrobial etiology, and up to 70 percent of cases are nongonococcal and nonchlamydial. Symptoms of PID include lower abdominal pain, bilate... Read Full »
I am experiencing vaginal burning and redness. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor,I experience vaginal burning and redness. What is the problem, and what should I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I suggest taking a vaginal swab and PAP (Papanicolaou) smear. In the meantime, I suggest taking tablet Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for one week and tab Metronidazole 400 mg thrice daily for one week. However, plea... Read Full »
After urinary infection, I have burning sensation during sex. What can I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I had urinal infection two weeks back. At that time the pus cells were 55. Then, I got treated and the pus cells became three. After four days, the urine culture result shows the growth of Enterococcus. The doctor advised Utinift SR 100 mg 1-0-1 for five days. I have only two more tabl... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning is common after urinary infection and this is the reason they advise to abstain from sex while on treatment. If you are having burning during sex then please avoid sex for a couple of weeks. Your partner should also receive full antibiotic course. After that,... Read Full »
I am suffering from itching, burning sensation, and inflammation in my private part. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from itching, burning sensation, and inflammation in my private part. I underwent a swab test, and the results were normal. What could be the reason? Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. The reason for your constant itching and burning in the vulval area is most likely due to a fungal infection. These are common symptoms of fungal infection but do not worry, as this is easily treatable. So, I suggest you to follow a few ins... Read Full »
I am getting dry patches on my labia majora which itches and burns a lot. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been getting dry patches on my labia majora. One of the spots is hard, and if I squeeze it, they itch. Hard ones hurt on touching and have a burning sensation. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you have a urine analysis, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), and a high vaginal swab to check the source of infection. If you have been suffering from any medical issue, it is better to have complete treatment for any health issue, like diabetes. Diabetes in... Read Full »
What can be done to stop vulvar irritation?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation and pain in my vulva. I checked with a mirror, and there is excess skin at the bottom, and it is painful when I touch it. I am just wondering what this could be. What can be done to stop this irritation? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vulval pain (vulvodynia) or irritation is widespread. You need not be worried as it usually resolves with just proper hygienic precautions and minor treatment. This could be due to friction-induced skin infection or skin tag or other skin conditions like lichen scle... Read Full »