Burning Sensation In Vulva

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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Why do I have rashes near and inside the vulva?

Query: Hello doctor, I have rashes near the vulva and inside the vulva. It causes a burning and itching sensation.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry; I will help you with your concern. From history, this itching and burning could be due to fungal infection or trichomoniasis. I need to ask you a few questions, Since when do you have this? Do you have any discharge from the vagina? If yes, is it...  Read Full »

How to lighten my vulval darkness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a young teen of 16, and I am conscious of myself. I have found my vulva dark (almost dark brown). I sometimes have smelly vaginal discharge, but I guess it is normal as it does not cause any discomfort to me. I have been with symptoms of PCOD like sudden weight gain, surge in th...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi Khare

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Every female has a different vulva and you shoud not be conscious about your body. Vulva is normally more pigmented and it is absolutely normal. See if discharge is not associated with itching and burning then it is normal. Just practice good hygiene, change underpan...  Read Full »

Please suggest a homeopathic remedy for burning sensation in vulva.

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 20 years old. She has been having a burning sensation in vagina. Burning increase after urination or while urination. She also has cold and l cough due to glucose recommended by her doctor. We have a 1 year old baby, who is on breastfeed and semi-solids. This issue comes for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning urination problem is due to recurrent urinary tract infection of your wife. The most important is taking care of the hygiene and wear only cotton clothes and wash the undergarments in Dettol. It is a must use only clean toilet seat either at home or outsid...  Read Full »

I am having excessive discharge and abdominal pain after intercourse. Kindly suggest medications

Query: Hello doctor,I am a female nearing 40. My partner and I are sexually very active. A year ago, I was diagnosed for PID, and pap smear revealed nothing else. We both got treated and were fine for a few months. I am very clean, often wash before and after the act. We are both into oral too. Since a few...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the symptoms you described, it appears you must be having yeast infection like candidiasis. I would suggest you take a tablet Fluconazole 150 mg by mouth single tablet for you and your husband. Clingen forte vaginal pessary to be kept vaginally every night f...  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 could this be. What can be done to stop this irritation?  Read Full »


Dr. Senduran N

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vulval pain (vulvodynia) or irritation is very common. You need not be worried as it usually resolves with just proper hygienic precautions and minor treatment. The reasons for this could be due to a condition called friction-induced skin infection or skin tag or other...  Read Full »

Is lichen sclerosus a contagious disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with lichen sclerosus around my vulva a few months ago through biopsy. I am regularly using Dermol 500 lotion instead of soap to wash the area and applying Dermovate cream. However, I have developed a cut in the skin at the back of my vagina, which is not healing now...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns. Thanks for taking time to upload latest pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) of the lesions on both partner's genitalia.  Read Full »

I have vulvodynia, will I always have this? Have you seen this cured in your experience?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 48 years old and have been in good health. I have not been officially diagnosed, but I think my issue is some form of vulvodynia.  Symptoms started as discomfort as if something was digging around my panty line. This went away completely for three weeks. Then again started to get ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is vulvodynia (chronic vulvar pain) and the most preferred treatment for it is antidepressants like Amitryptilline. Alternatively, topical heat applied with a heating pad can reduce pain in some women with vulvodynia. Local anesthetic as used by you can provide good...  Read Full »

Pain and discomfort during sex. And have burning sensation in vagina due to forceful trying.

Query: Hello Doctor,I got married a couple of days back. When I tried to have sex during first night after some foreplay, I found my wife's vagina was having a small hole and my erected penis was not able to penetrate. When I tried a little forcefully, the front skin of my penis rolled back exposing the in...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. From the available description it appears to be that both of you are first timers. This kind of problem is commonly encountered because of lack of knowledge. I advice you the following things from your next love making session: Devote at least 30 minutes in f...  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 tab...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

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 »

Could you let me know the reasons for excessive white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting excessive white discharge out of my vagina. It is leaving white streaks in my innerwear. It has has a minor yeast smell. But, I do not feel itchy or burning sensation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been better if you had given a few more details like your age, menstrual cycle, any other medical problems and sexual history. I will give the list of possibilities and their management here. It is most probably a candida infection, thick white curdy di...  Read Full »

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