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Viginal Itching and burning

I was a virgin and my boyfriend and I just got sexually active. We have'nt exactly had sex yet, he just went in for the first time after trying it with his finger. A week after I got my period, but I dont know why it is itching in there so badly and it would burn a little bit, but mostly itch a lot. I dont know what the right reason is exactly, I would like to know if it is normal or not. It has never itched there before.
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replied December 2nd, 2009
Your itching could be caused either by an infection or/and by irritation of the vaginal area following your recent sexual encounter.

I would advise you to see a gynecologist to rule-out a sexually transmitted disease, a fungal infection, or/and vaginal irritation.

If you choose to continue being sexually active, then please take the proper precautions to reduce your risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV) and unwanted pregnancy.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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