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Saturday morning my vaginal area was hurting in a itching way I thought it was cause I didnt shower the night before but as aday went by I felt like it got worse it looks slightly red and is kinda puffy im still a virgin and it only hurt once when I went pee what should I do will this go away I dont know whats wrong with me please help it looks like a rash


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replied October 16th, 2012
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A39547
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Vaginal itching is a symptom suggestive of infection (fungal infection being most common cause) or dryness. If the burning while urinating or incomplete evacuation is accompanied then it might be indicative of urinary tract infection.

Look out for development of other symptoms as change in the discharge,foul smell, rashes etc. then consider visiting a gynaecologist for evaluation.
Consider using OTC available Clotrimazole for application at night for 3 days and observe for changes.

Take care!


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