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Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?

Have you lost interest in having sex because your vagina burns? You're not alone. The condition, known as vulvodynia or vestibulodynia, affects about 16 percent of women, and some researchers suspect that number may be even higher.

With vulvodynia, you have discomfort or burning pain in the vulvar area. It has no obvious cause such as cancer, infection, herpes, spinal nerve compression or other neurologic disorder. You may be so uncomfortable that sitting for a long time or having sex is unthinkable.

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