Thinning of vaginal skin, doctors used all kinds of creams and onitments but it doesn't stop the burning of the outside skin when I urinate.

Thinning of the vaginal skin and burning sensation are seen to occur in vaginal infection. Pain while passing urine is seen in urinary tract infections. But, pain accompanied by burning sensation, painful intercourse, fishy smell, redness, swelling, ulceration, blister, sore spots and lumps are typical symptoms of vaginal infection. Candida infection or thrush is the culprit, in case of a thick white discharge with pain in urination. Common causes are chlamydia, gonorrhoea, bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, apart from genital warts and genital herpes. Douching is not recommended. Washing the private areas after intercourse is helpful. Usage of condoms protects the spouse from any kind of infection. Garlic dipped in mineral oil is used as a suppository. Leave a piece of gauze hanging out of the vagina to enable easy finding. Replace the same once in 12 hours. Garlic has fungistatic properties. Avoid alcohol and other fermented products. Sugar and related foods are avoided, as yeast lives on sugar. Acidophillus supplements help in restoring the microflora. Yoghurt consumption curtails infection. For more information on vaginal infection, visit a previously answered question.

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