A 22-year-old female asked:
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the outer part of my vagina itches on one side and in vulva. i took yeast infection medicine but no help. there's no odor/discharge or bumps. help?

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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 medicines. You should probably consult with your gynecologist and have additional testing done.
Answered on Mar 21, 2019
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