Vaginal itching and irritation is common. However, persistent itching, burning, and irritation may be a sign of infection or another underlying condition. These symptoms may begin suddenly or grow in intensity over time. The burning and irritation may be constant, or it may worsen during an activity like urination or sexual intercourse. Chemicals found in everyday products can irritate the sensitive skin of the vagina and cause irritation and burning. These symptoms may develop as soon as you begin using a new product.
A lot of people on Twitter nagged at me about my early dismissal of the article. They thought it had good information and just the title was wrong. I could see how someone might think that, but actually most of the article is spectacularly wrong. This highlights the issue of having good information mixed in with the bad.
What Causes Vaginal Burning, and How Is It Treated?
There were lasers, weed suppositories, crystal eggs, Bluetooth menstrual cups, and "vajacials" yes, that means a facial for your vagina , just to name a few. But keeping your vagina healthy really isn't as complicated as these new trends would make you think. So what are the best things you can do to take care of your vagina and vulva?
But before we get into it, let the record show that, as Dr. And every vulva is normal! The vulva is the outer bits of your genitals: the pubic mouth, inner labia, outer labia, the love-to-be-rubbed clit, and the urethra. Basically, any vulva where you can see the inner lips without physically spreading the outer lips with your fingers.