A 25-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

i get itching in the opening of vulva region five days before periods everytime and also few days after.rest of the days its normal.is this infection?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe fungal: Although could just be hormonal reaction, could be fungal infection like yeast... Would get evaluated by gyn during this time and let him evaluate it.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
May not be yeast: There are other vaginal infections or non-infectious conditions that can cause itching. Also, yeast can sometimes be resistant to the traditional medi ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: another type of infection causing problems. Could also be related to carb sensitivity/insulin resistance/polycystic ovarian syndrome. Discuss with yo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
49 years experience Radiology
See a gynecologist: sounds like vaginitis, possibly candida or less likely bacterial. He can do a culture and recommend appropriate treatment
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nagaraj Gabbur
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be yeast: Yeast infections typically have a thick white discharge that is in clumps and usually itches. Yeast can be in the vagina but can also come onto the l ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month