Vaginal burning sensation, Vaginal itching: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes vaginal burning sensation and vaginal itching? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Vaginal Yeast Infection

A vaginal yeast infection is a common female condition caused by a fungus. Symptoms include intense itching, swelling, and irritation. Treatment is often relatively simple.

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2

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis is a common infection of the vulva and vagina. Symptoms may include itching, discomfort while urinating, and increased vaginal discharge.

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3

Postmenopausal Atrophic Vaginitis

Postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis normally occurs after menopause. The condition can lead to increased vaginal infections and may make sexual intercourse painful.

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4

Pinworm Infection

A pinworm infection is a highly contagious type of human intestinal worm infection.

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5

Urethritis

Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.

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6

Genital Warts

Genital warts are soft growths that occur on the genitals. Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV). These skin growths can cause pain...

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7

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer is a cancer of the vulva, or a female's external genitals. Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of vulvar cancer.

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8

Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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