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irritation and itching of the outer vagina and anus.3 vaginal culture normal.no yeast or infection.is it possible that yeast dnt show up in 3 culture?

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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Tests: If they specifically tested for yeast, (ask your doctor), then it is not likely the cause. You might want to ask your doctor to test you for pinworms. Pinworms can cause anal and vaginal itching and irritation. They are easily treated. Here is some more info; https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/pinworm/fact_sheet.htm

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