A member asked:

Hi, i had a yeast infection last year and ive been treated for it. i still have the itching on the outside of the skin around the opening. i got tested nothing came up. tried creams still is happening. any idea why i still have the itching?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Up to 10% of vaginal yeast infections are caused by candida resistant to the usual treatment with "azole" drugs. In that case, alternate treatments are necessary. Other conditions can cause vaginal itching, however. Keep working with your doctor, including a possible trial of an alternate yeast treatment. Good luck.

Answered 1/12/2022

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