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Vaginal burning

Contents for Vaginal burning sensation
  1. Introduction: Vaginal burning sensation
  2. Causes (19 conditions)
  3. Drug causes (82 listings)
  4. Combined symptoms

Vaginal burning sensation

Vaginal burning: Vaginal burning is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Vaginal burning sensation (Vaginal burning): See detailed list of causes below.

Vaginal burning sensation (medical symptom): A burning sensation located in the vagina

Introduction: Vaginal burning

Vaginal burning sensation (medical symptom): The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional.

Causes of Vaginal burning sensation (Vaginal burning)

The list of medical condition causes of Vaginal burning sensation (Vaginal burning) includes:

All 19 causes of Vaginal burning sensation

Related Symptoms for Vaginal burning

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More Symptom Information for Vaginal burning

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