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A 22-year-old female asked:

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?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Saul Hymes
pediatrics - Infectious Disease 16 years experience
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.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
GYNECOLOGIST: You should see a Gynecologist Doctor to be sure of your diagnosis and receive treatment for your problem.
Last updated Feb 10, 2021

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