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A 22-year-old female asked:

Vagina itches on the outer surface. no: oder, strange discharge, burns, bumps, or anything outta the ordinary. just an outter itch. what could it be?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibilities: There can be a number of possibilities. A mild infection, sensitivity to personal hygiene products, soaps, lotions etc. Please see you physician for evaluation.
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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
See below: Vaginal or vulval itching is common and can be due to a number of conditions, ranging from a yeast infection(Candida) to a chemical sensitivity to creams, douches, condoms, detergents etc. If there is no evidence of rash or yeast infection OTC hydrocortisone cream or pramoxine anti-itch lotion may be helpful. **For more information on vaginal itching go to: http://bit.ly/1Blftl8
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
GYNECOLOGIST: Please consult with your Gynecologist to diagnose and provide treatment for your problem. If you are not comfortable with your Doctor, see another for a second opinion.
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Last updated Jan 25, 2021

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