Login
Register

Home

About Us

Diagnoses

Treatments

Classes

Resources

Media

Testimonials

Blog

Account

Heather Jeffcoat at Healthline
Register
Why Your Vagina Burns
Have you ever wondered why your vagina burns either during or after penetrative sex? Healthline reached out to me for answers to this burning question, and I was glad to reply. Here is a brief synopsis of the article with a link to the full article below.

Heather

Sex should be good. Like, really, really good.

It definitely shouldn’t be painful or uncomfortable, and yet, for far too many people, it is.

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), nearly 3 out of every 4 vulva owners will experience pain during intercourse at some point in their lives. And one of the most common types of pain is a burning sensation.

If this has happened to you, know that it isn’t “normal” and you don’t have to “put up with it.”

Allergy medications

Some allergy medications can also affect the fluids in your vagina.

Allergy medications essentially dry you up,

explains Heather Jeffcoat, a Los Angeles doctor of physical therapy who specializes in treating pelvic health conditions, and author of the book “Sex Without Pain: A Self Treatment Guide to the Sex Life You Deserve.”

This can mean less moisture in your vagina tissue too, which can contribute to pain.

Learn more about why your vagina burns during or after penetrative sex by readinging the full article here.

User Rating: 5 / 5

Star ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar Active
 

** This information is for educational purposes only **

What They Say About Us

  • Testimonials

    • Testimonial by S.H., age 24

      I just wanted to thank you for everything you've done for me for the past 19 months. I literally could not have reached my goals without you and your practice. You gave me the courage to keep moving forth with my treatment no matter how afraid and anxious I was. You were always there to answer questions and made this whole process so much easier than I expected it to be. It's because of you that my marriage is on the right track, that I can get pregnant and that this part of my life is finally...

      Read more Testimonial by S.H., age 24

  • Testimonials

    • Testimonial by Jackie W.

      I was in multiple car accidents a decade ago, and I have been to many physical therapists through the years without success. They found the root of my lower back pain problems and after nearly a decade of barely being able to walk I finally can again without pain. They are also the best pelvic floor pts and the only ones who found the connection between my pelvic floor and lower back problems. If you need help with physical pain, they are your answer. -- Jackie W., 1/19/17 via Yelp!

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

captcha