This question was answered on Thu 31, Dec 2009 09:39am by Dr Vinod, MBBS,FcGP

my vagina walls are red,inflamed and swollen as well as my clitorius and aroundit. i can't pee as the pain is so bad it makes me wana scream. it is so stingyand it looks cut and lumpy. the only thing that sooths it for a short time isbathing which iv been

    
Asked by bikergirl909 (Female; 18; allergic to penicillan and to other antibiotics; Relevant drugs:tetralysal (for skin) and telfast (allergies) ) on Thu 31, Dec 2009 07:18am

my vagina walls are red,inflamed and swollen as well as my clitorius and around it. i can't pee as the pain is so bad it makes me wana scream. it is so stingy and it looks cut and lumpy. the only thing that sooths it for a short time is bathing which iv been doing as much as possible while putting sudocream on it. i can't even sit comfortably with it and im to embarrassed to tell my mum or go to my GP.

Actions: | Forward |
Answer


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post
Answer by Dr Vinod, MBBS,FcGP  on Thu 31, Dec 2009 09:39am:

Hello bikergirl909, I would suggest you to avoid using: soap, bubble bath, antiseptic, scented shower gels, cosmetics and other products on your delicate vulval and vaginal area. Avoid scrubbing and gently clean with water. If drying the vulva with a towel is too painful, try using a hairdryer on a cool setting. This is also recommended if you have active genital herpes. To avoid shampoo coming into contact with the vulva, wash hair separately above a hand basin. You are also suggested to avoid wearing tight fitting outfits, synthetic underwear as these cause reactions. Wear cotton knickers that are not too tight. I also suggest you to avoid detergents and fabric softeners which can be an irritant to vulval skin and start using non biological washing powder or try washing your undergarments in baking soda after rinsing your underwear well. If urination is causing stinging and pain because the urine is touching the sore vulval skin, try pouring lukewarm water over the vulva and vagina while you are on the toilet. It may also help to lean slightly forward when you are on the toilet as this directs the stream of urine straight down and minimizes the amount that touches the skin. Start taking anti histamines till your allergy decreases and follow all these preventive measures. If you had any sexual encounter then this can be due to Sexually transmitted diseases. Vaginal infections often affect not only the vagina but also the vaginal opening and the skin around it causing itching and pain. It is important to remember that not all women get all the symptoms associated with an infection. Also, symptoms may vary between different bouts of the same infection. Vaginal thrush or candidiasis usually produces a very thick, white discharge that resembles curdled milk. White patches may also be seen on the inside of the vaginal skin, with area outside the genitals looking inflamed, dry and red. Bacterial vaginosis causes soreness, burning and itching of the vulva but little or no redness or swelling with a strong fishy smell with vaginal discharge. Trichomoniasis a vaginal infection can cause the vulva to become sore, red and inflamed. The most notable symptom is a foamy, yellow greenish vaginal discharge. In some women it also hurts to urinate. The organism that causes these symptoms is a parasite in the vaginal mucus. It spreads through penetrative vaginal sex and the exchange of vaginal fluid, for example, through sharing sex toys. Treatment is usually antibiotics taken by mouth. To prevent re infections, your sexual partner(s) should also be treated. Other causes like vulval vestibulitis and dysaesthetic vulvodynia, collectively known as vulval pain syndromes, for which there is no easy explanation can be diagnosed by your specialist in absence of any other known cause. Getting the right diagnosis and treatment for vulval and vaginal problems can prove to be difficult for some women. Initially, your GP should examine you and treat or advise you appropriately. If your symptoms persist you can ask to be referred to a specialist. This referral can be to a dermatologist, gynecologist or genito-urinary specialist. Some hospitals have special vulval clinics that you can be referred to. There are also clinics you can attend without a referral. Many hospitals have a sexual health clinic at their GUM (Genito-Urinary Medicine) department. They hold frequent clinics and you can either make an appointment or attend at a time when no appointment is needed. Take care!

If you find the site useful, please consider making a donation.  Click the button to donate.   

Please rate my answer (select the stars, no need to log in.)  

Comments:

Comment by Dr Bhupinder K, MD on Thu 31, Dec 2009 10:33am:

Comment by on Thu 24, Mar 2011 02:58am:
Please follow us on Facebook by clicking the like button below

Comment by on Sun 27, Mar 2011 11:55am:
Inflamed vagina indicate vaginal infection caused by microorganisms. Its start discharge with itching, redness, and sometimes burning and soreness.

Comment by on Mon 11, Apr 2011 09:39pm:
Inflamed vagina can be due to vulvovaginitis which is inflammation of the vagina. It can also be due to trauma, infections, irritation of the vagina by chemicals or STD's.

Comment by Verna on Fri 23, Mar 2012 08:45pm:
I have been having inflammation of the vigina for about 5 months. After repeated visits to various doctors, OBGYN, etc. the situation still exists. From their recommendatons, I have used Mystatin & Triamcinolone Acetonide, Clotrikmazole & BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE CREAM, Estrace cream, Fluconazole, anti-botic cream, but to no avail. Still on fire. Can you help.

Comment by ... on Sun 27, May 2012 11:12am:
Hello.. I've had a really sore vagina and bum for the last few day it seem to be getting worse its so painfull that I can't even go to the toliet for a wee or poo and when I do I acually cry beacause of the pain and have to jump straight in the bath as I can't wipe myself because of the pain. I've been to the docs and they gave me thrush cream I've also tryed vasaline and sudo cream and cream for piles nothing is working its really geting me down its constantly stinging! Its kinda like a itchy sting. Beetween my bottem and vagina my skin is cracking and is very sore! :( such a horrible pain

Comment by shina on Tue 03, Jul 2012 09:59pm:
my peri area is swallon and it burns like crazy. my urine is clear no smell but due to lot of buring feels like fire. i also have temp of 100.1. i do have blister. can this be serious? i was thinking it might be due to hot weather and also i am also getting clear discharge with no smell. i feel discomfort walking sitting may be due to pubic hair on swollen areas. please help me because my doctor gave me appointment after 7days. please tell me what i can do?

This question is open for comments.  Please share your opinion.

Comments


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post


 
What users are searching right now on Ask Medical Doctor:
fatty vagina     LYMPH DENOTAEPH     howcanstage4braincancerhavebenignseedsinthespine     One tonsil swollen with white bumps     IhavebeauslinesthatstartedaftermyfingertipsgotcoldinthefallandwinterActuallythetopofthelastdigitturnedbrightredcrustyitchyandpainfulWhenthatsubsidedthebeauslinesstartedtoappearandoneortwonailslifted     syringe     lymphocytosis     brainandlungcancerTimescaleforl     Howsoonafterstartingtreatmentforpink     chronicsorethorat     large tonsils breathing     My13montholdpoopstomuchShepoopsatleasteightorninetimesadayifnotmoreItsnotru10023ResultchosennicknametydayIcetregisteredregisteringonlymodeisON     trembling lower lip     tibial     surgical clips left in after hysterectomy     afteracaraccidentifeelcrambsinmystomachandpainintheleftside     old     swollenbugbiteondaughterslegwarmtothetoucha     Hi I fell stress on my testicle and when I sit with my legs crossed my left leg near the crotch is getting numb     neck blockage treatment     doctor     what is the amount of folic acid when planning to have a baby     Retinal damage eating chicory     periodtwiceinonemonth     Canasinusinfectionmakeyourneckhurt     icantliftupmyrightarmthereisa     come20off20candesartan     adderall     can i give oral sex if i have a cold sore     burning in the female abdomen area     tinyreddotsonpenis     ok     scarfrompickedscab     stdfromfingering     itchinginbetweenfingersitturnstowaterfilledsamallbubblesnow     what is low lying cerebellar tonsils     hakeem treatment     what is antibiotic for dog bite     Skin Infections     can a girl get pregnant from dried precum     menopause cramping     avs     pressure sore     two extremely lite periods     fever for 9 days     gel substance out rectum     scratchedeyeball     smoking     whatislukoria     what20is20vertigo     blood tests     cheaters need to pay     leptospirosis     cleardrippenis     Hormonetherapyafterlap92623 Enter your comments here adolescent     What20is20vertigo     penise     sore20throat20cough20with20green20sputum20nasal20drainage20no20fever     HiMypointerfingerfeelsnumbandsoretothetouchIam     kissing     How long does coblation turbinate reduction last     a lot of blood in 86 years old women     knee swelling     floatingdics     HiIhavegotmy     stage     adderall     menthol     sudden breakout on chest     do you have blood with a urin infection     myd     search     1     search     weight loss with menstrual issues     urine92454 Enter the text above to let us nephritis     script     abscess     Ok     i have polycystic ovariyan disease with 8mm sizeis that danger     My daughter crashed her bike and now has spotted bruising on the opposite side of her arm from the injury     whatismistributiom     changing pill time from morning to evening     prolonged periods     i broke my foot a week ago and now it burns like someone is burning it     piariea     myboobshurt     motrin and tylonol     Iwe     Pictures of swollen nose     search     icantspeakproperlybecausemythroatshiverringwithcough     white matter disease     What is the advantage of taking traeumeel versus cortizone injections     If youre allergic to penicillin can you take tamiflu     inar     why female breast have watery fluid     Am I Pregnant     red itchy vagina     i have had diarrhea for 7 days with yellow discharge     what is sexting     Isthereanychan     HelloIamveryworrieda92652 Enter your comments here younger     zantac     eye doctor     Ifeelvibrationmainlyinbreastandfeetbutotherareas     sharp stomach pains     my vigina is sollen inside     Weight gain in stomach     What are cozole tablets     Sir     se     toes     duramine and enbrel     administrator     frenulum     home remedy for sti in your eye     Foreskin tight and sore     Resultnopostsendingformsarefound     Acne and period connectin     Cancer     cut     uti     bloody stools     rough     Possibleinsectbitewithspreadingareaofrednessnearit     CanIdrinkalcoholwhile     hydrosalpinx     Sexual problem     treatment for itches i men prvate part     nerve pain     LOW     My13montholdpoopstomuchShepoopsatleasteightorninetimesadayifnotmoreItsnotru10023ResultchosennicknametydayIcetregisteredregisteringonlymodeisON     consequencesofpulmonaryinfiltrates     out of place feeling in my ear     

©2011 - Ask Medical Doctor  |  All Rights Reserved
The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions and information on AskMedicalDoctor is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence AskMedicalDoctor and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Home | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us | Frequently Asked Questions | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise with us
Stats