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Burning sensation in the vagina post sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hey
User :   i just had sex with my husband and now i am burning and hurting really bad down there
User :   could it be ovulation
Doctor :   is the burning feeling only in the outside in vulval area or is it burning inside too?
User :   mostly when i pee...i feel like i am 0000 degrees down there
Doctor :   you symptom indicates a possible infection. wash the area with plenty of water, and report to your doctor/physician at the earliest
User :   and i am hurting
Doctor :   to get a vaginal swab taken and tested
Doctor :   once the infection is identified
Doctor :   both you and your husband should be treated simultaneously
Doctor :   with antibiotics
User :   it doesnt happen all the time though
User :   just once every blue moon
User :   could it be ovulation ,, cause its around that time
Doctor :   in the meantime if having intercourse use protection like condoms, until the full course of treatment is over
Doctor :   ovulation will not cause burning and hurting symptoms
Doctor :   these usually signal presence o infection
User :   i get utis a lot
Doctor :   as during the ovulation time the vaginal secretions are changed, and chances of infection are high
User :   hrmm i didnt know that
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