A member asked:

I have been experiencing sever vaginal and anal itching, only externally and it is terribly bad at night where it actually wakes me up. i also sometimes have a foul smelling odour but this comes and goes.

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Dr. Alan Lasnover answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

LIKELY INFECTION: If I had to bet....I'd select a candidal (yeast) infection involving the vagina, vulva and perineum. However, the source can be other than yeast and deserves a "quick" visit to your gynecologist of choice for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of recurrent infection.

Answered 6/24/2020



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