What's causing my vaginal burning sensation?

What's causing my vaginal burning sensation?
Published on, 04 June, 2024. Answered by Dr. Nopporn Apiwattanakul and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


What could be causing a burning sensation in my vagina along with frequent urges to urinate?






Thank you for reaching out to Dr.Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


Urinary Tract Infection (UTI):

1. UTIs can cause a burning sensation during urination and increase the frequency of urination.


2. Other symptoms may include cloudy or bloody urine, strong-smelling urine, and pelvic discomfort.


Yeast Infection (Vaginal Candidiasis):

1. Yeast infections can lead to vaginal burning, itching, and irritation.


2. Sometimes, yeast infections can also cause urinary symptoms such as frequent urination.


Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs):

1. Certain STIs like chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause vaginal burning and increase urinary urgency.


2. Additional symptoms may include abnormal vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, and pain during intercourse.




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