Is burning and itching a symptom of PCS? I have swelling, painful intercourse and all of the other symptoms online, but I also have burning at times.

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Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Oct 03, 2019

You did not indicate where the burning and itching is located. If it is vaginal or occurs when urinating, you should consider a UTI and see your OB/GYN.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

You did not indicate where the burning and itching is located. If it is vaginal or occurs when urinating, you should consider a UTI and see your OB/GYN.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


West Coast Vein & Aesthetic Center

Published on Jan 11, 2018

Yes. Burning can be one of the sensations of discomfort that manifests as a result of this disease process. I certainly recommend you get assessed by an experienced professional.

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Answered by West Coast Vein & Aesthetic Center

Yes. Burning can be one of the sensations of discomfort that manifests as a result of this disease process. I certainly recommend you get assessed by an experienced professional.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


The Vein & Aesthetic Center of Boston

Published on Jan 11, 2018

I practiced Ob/Gyn for 15 years before starting my vein practice. There are many things that can cause painful intercourse. I would see your gynecologist first and see what he/she has to say based on your physical examination. They would be looking for varicose veins in the vagina, vulva, and also your legs. Do you have any of these that you know of?

PCS can be present even without visible varicose veins however the symptoms would be most likely be in the pelvis if there are no visible veins. Most times it is an interventional radiologist who would treat PCS. Look in your area to see if there are any vein specialists who can help you figure this out.

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Answered by The Vein & Aesthetic Center of Boston

I practiced Ob/Gyn for 15 years before starting my vein practice. There are many things that can cause painful intercourse. I would see your gynecologist first and see what he/she has to say based on your physical examination. They would be looking for varicose veins in the vagina, vulva, and also your legs. Do you have any of these that you know of?

PCS can be present even without visible varicose veins however the symptoms would be most likely be in the pelvis if there are no visible veins. Most times it is an interventional radiologist who would treat PCS. Look in your area to see if there are any vein specialists who can help you figure this out.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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