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I have a bad burning sensation around my vagina. Been using

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I have a bad burning sensation around my vagina. Been using monstat for 3 days. The cream burns on the outside. It is painful to even wipe after using the restroom. It does not burn to pee.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: 3 to 4 days
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No I don't have a picture of my private parts
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Do you recommend I continue using the Monstat for a few more days to see if burning and pain subside
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

It is hard for me to be sure without a picture but yes i would continue to use it

It might be something else though

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
What else could it be? I am not sexually active at this time and haven't been for a while.
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

It could be bacterial vaginosis

This is an alteration of the normal vaginal bacteria

Not an STD

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Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

could also be just an infection

this does occur

like vaginitis or cellulitis

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