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The skin between my vagina and anus is irritated. will desitin work? started the last time we had sex and neither one of us have any std.

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Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Vulvovaginitis: You can apply mycolog ointment OTC for that area of irritation to avoid yeast, redness, itching. twice a day until it is gone.
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