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26 Jan 2006

Small tears on Vagina walls and thightness
Hi GynaeDoc,

Sure hope you can help me sort this out...
I have noticed a few small tears on my vagina "lips" and where they join, top and bottom. It is becoming more and more uncomfortable, although only painful when I wash. What could have caused this? My partner and I have not done anything differently, nor have I worn anything I don't usually wear. What can I use to help it heal?

Also over the last week intercourse has become almost to painful. Not because of the tears but because I seem to have become tighter (is that possible?), no mater what lubricant we use, it feels like there is friction just before penertration starts. Any thoughts on what could have caused this?

Thanks in advance
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01 Jan 0001

This could be a type of infection or a skin condition. I would sugegst that you see a gynaecologist to determine the cause. It is not possible to become' tighter' but skin conditions can make intercourse painful.

Best wishes
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