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Question: frangrance lotion cause vaginal irratiation?


 jmarieg - Thu May 07, 2009 12:43 pm

About 4 days ago my boyfriend put fragrance lotion on himself before having sex with me. The next day i was in a lot of pain and i still am. It feel sore and feels like it burns sometimes. It mostly hurts closest to my anus which makes wiping myself after going to the bathroom very uncomfortable. Could the lotion have irritated my vaginal wall and if so how could i treat it?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue May 12, 2009 4:49 pm

User avatar Hello,
Definitely, you could have had a hypersensitive response to the lotion. I would stick with plain, water-based lubricants after such an experience. Your normal vaginal discharge bathes the area and it will eventually clear on its own. Soaking in a tub might help and if you have itching, an antihistamine might be helpful (oral Benadryl). It is also possible you may have had some trauma to the area and you just need some time to heal.

Best wishes.

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