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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I had sex and it was a little harder than usually and I ask him to stop because I started burning really bad....The burning has never stopped..I have had burning of the vaginal area daily for about a year. The doctor stated there is not wrong, no yeast infection, etc. I have had several test and nothing been found. Are my cells severely damaged or is there something I can do to restore the damage cells. But the most interesting part is I start burning after I get up and begin eating and other daily activity. When I am in bed most of the time I have no burning, is something going on with my stomach and its effect my vaginal area. I just need to make common sense of the problem, so I can move on with life.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Let me read
User :   k
Doctor :  
may i know your age?
User :   31
Doctor :   do you have burning sensation while passing urine ?
User :   sometimes but not really
Doctor :   have you undergone any blood test for the vaginal burning ?
User :   yes, herpes, diabetes,
User :   what kind should I undergo
Doctor :   any swab from vagina was sent for the testing ?
User :   yes
User :   testing for what
Doctor :   did it show any thing ?
User :   like what
User :   what should they test for or be looking for if I could ask them than I will know
Doctor :   it is a basic test and it will show the type of cells, the nature of the smear also presence of any inflammatory cells and or infection
Doctor :  
what did the vaginal swab report say about the epithelium of the vagina /
User :   not sure but I will ask them
Doctor :  
User :   what is the epithelium of the vaginal area
Doctor :   did you use birth control pills ?
User :   can something be done about epithelium
User :   yes
User :   what about inflammatory cells
User :   anything be done about either problem
Doctor :  
i am asking all this to figure out what is causing the burning sensation in the vaginal area
Doctor :  
if abnormality is found in the any of these than it can be treated
Doctor :   for how long did you use birth control pills ?
User :   I am still on them
User :   been about 12 years
Doctor :   is there good amount of lubrication during the act of sex ?
User :   not enough
Doctor :   this could be the cause of your burning sensation in the vaginal area
User :   but daily
User :   and not when I am resting
Doctor :   it is called vaginal dryness
Doctor :  
and probably the use of birth control pills have an effect on vaginal dryness
User :   whats the best solution if its dryness
Doctor :   if birth control pills are causing it than you need to stop them
User :   what if its epithelium
Doctor :  
also local oestrogen creams do come to apply in the vaginal area
User :   or inflammation
Doctor :  
you need to obtain a prescription from the obg do for that cream

Doctor :  
if it is inflammation than the vaginal swab would have shown the inflammatory cells
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