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Burning and itching of vagina

What is vaginitis?

Vaginitis is inflammation of vagina or irritation of the vulva

How common is vaginitis?

Vaginigis is very common, vaginitis can occur in female of any age.

Symptoms of vaginitis?

  • Swelling, itching, and burning in the vagina
  • Painful intercourse
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Irritation

Causes of vaginitis?

  • Multiple sex partners, especially without using condoms
  • Vaginal products, such as sprays, lubricants.
  • Wearing tight innerwear’s
  • Yeast infection
  • Physical injury
  • Tampons

Prevention of vaginitis:

  • Use condoms
  • Wash vaginal area with mild soap everyday
  • Wipe vaginal area from front to back
  • Don’t use tight innerwear’s, use cotton innerwear’s
  • Avoid multiple sexual partners