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What causes burning sensation in vagina after intercourse?

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Dr. Ramadevi Wani

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Practicing since :1985

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Posted on Thu, 1 Sep 2016 in Women's Health
Question: I get a burning sensation at the opening of my vagina when my husband and I have sex. Do you have any idea of what might be the cause of this?
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Answered by Dr. Ramadevi Wani 3 hours later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to Health Care Magic.
I am Dr Ramadevi Wani. I will be answering your concerns today.
Since when you have this problem? Do you have any vaginal discharge?

It could be due to :
1. abrasion due to rough sex .
2. infection - In this case one usually has itching or discharge
3. not enough of vaginal secretions resulting in dryness of vaginal mucosa. This can happen if you are exhausted and overworked. It can be due to less foreplay. If this is the case, you need to have good rest. Need to spend more time in foreplay before sex. Use lubricants like KY jelly for some time.

After reading this if you feel it could be infection or abrasion then I'd advice you to consult a Gynecologist for a clinical evaluation.

I hope this is helpful.
If you have further concerns, I will be happy to answer.

Best Wishes,
Dr Rama

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