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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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 »

Dr. Narayanasamy Senduran

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 »

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