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What could be causes of vaginal itching besides an std or a yeast infection

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Varies: There are a number of conditions other than yeast infections and std's that can cause vaginal itching including allergic reactions to soaps, perfumes,... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Allergies: often times some women will have an allergy or a skin sensitivity to new underwear or pads that have an irritant.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have MD recheck: Have your MD reexamine the area to be certain that the infection is gone as the persistent itching may be a sign that it has not 'left the premises".
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
It could be the: beginning of a yeast infection or a just dry skin, try a gentle lubricant, and avoid douches which can dry out more
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Monistat: And Diflucan (fluconazole) would treat yeast, so if you don't have that it is not surprising that you have not benefited. Time to revisit the other po... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 15 years experience
Sounds like it..: You should see your doc who can do a pelvic exam and confirm whether or not you have a yeast infection
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: Easy to treat with otc med like monostat.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monistat: Monistat is yeast medication that is available over the counter, i.e., you don't need a prescription. The other remedy is Diflucan (fluconazole), (flu... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possible: If you mean that you treated for yeast but are afraid you have bvv instead. You may need to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Yeast is possible: Genital itching is the most common symptom of vaginal yeast, and your question suggests you're probably taking an antibiotic which can trigger yeast i... Read More

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