Hi, I just recently got this burning and itching sensation

Patient : Hi, I just recently got this burning and itching sensation in my vagina. It only occurred after I wiped after urination. At first I thought um ok I wiped to hard. After a couple of minutes I was fine no burn no itch nothing. Later that day I got in the shower. I began to wash. I washed with soap first and I was fine. I washed with body wash between my legs and it kinda got this itchy feeling so I wiped a little harder with the rag to scratch the itch. I was also using one of those thin itchy Bathclothes as my mom calls them (she always say use a think rag) and after I itched I had to use the bathroom I guess because the way I wiped. Once I urinated it burned. So I wiped a little more and got out the shower. My first thing was oh got a urinary track infection! So I went to the store and got some Epsom salt. When I was younger I use to wear tight clothing. I began to burn after I urinated and I cried to my mom. I was young and had not been having sex and so instead of the doctor my mom ran me bath and poured Epsom salt in it and made me sit in it. I stopped burning and itching and I was fine. So I decided to use that again. I was actually on vacation this past weekend and where I stayed had a shower and not a tub so I couldn't soak in it so the whole weekend I wasn't burning I just had a little itchy feeling from time to time it wasn't until I wiped i felt it. So when I finally got home I soaked in it. After having my boyfriend look down there for me it's only one side of my vagina that's like small hair bumps or that just looks irritated. (Left side) so I wanted to know is there a cream I can get for this or is this a diease? I ask that because after telling my boyfriend about the irritation and burning (before he looked down there for me) he asked is it on your left side and I was like yea how do u know he said because he felt it being dry and friction on that side when we had sex because we also used baby oil as a lubricant. So to replay this Back I had sex, I urinated after and everything was fine, he wiped me off after sex we didn't shower right then. Wasn't until a day or so later I was urinating and was still fine and then got in the shower and it all occurred. And idk what it is. It only occurs when I wipe (it will start to burn when I wipe) but it does have a little itchy feeling that occurs from time to time and if I scratch it or wipe of course it burns.
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