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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Although I am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Although I am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

Use antibacterial: Two causes of itching is monilial infection which is helped by monista cream
other common cause is bacterial infection
take metronidazole cream for 5 days to get rid of it ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

See GYN: Many potential causes including contact allergy to vaginal cream, latex, or even semen. Yeast infection may occasionally cause itching as well. Need to get examined by a GYN> ...Read more

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Could soap cause vaginal itching?

Could soap cause vaginal itching?

Not likely.: It is best NOT to put soap in the vagina. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent vaginal itching. I'm 62 and have had a complete hysterectomy years ago. I do not take hormones.

What causes intermittent vaginal itching. I'm 62 and have had a complete hysterectomy years ago. I do not take hormones.

Postmenopausal: For most women, their ovaries begin to decrease their function around age 35. This results in decreasing production of estradiol, progesterone and testosterone. The lack of adequate estradiol allows a condition called atrophic vaginitis to develop. The symptoms include vaginal itching, dryness, & painful intercourse. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic vaginal itching?

What are the causes of chronic vaginal itching?

Different causes: Tbis can represent chronic infection with yeast, bacterial overgrowth. There are several chronic inflammatory conditions such as lichen planus, lichen sclerosis. The diagnosis may require a culture and or biopsy to determine approriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can external hemorroids cause vaginal itching?

Rarely: If the hemorrhoids are secreting fluid and/or it is hard to maintain proper hygiene then yes, hemorrhoids could contribute to irritation and itch to the groin area. ...Read more

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Can using a panty liner cause vaginal itching?

Can using a panty liner cause vaginal itching?

Yes: It is possible that a panty liner or a pad can cause vaginal itching. For some women the chemicals or materials in pads cause an irritation or allergic reaction. For other women the pad holds moisture up against the skin and that causes itching or irritation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal itching after hysterectomy?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching after hysterectomy?

Many possibilities: You can get vaginal itching for the same reasons as before your hysterectomy! for example, vaginitis (yeast or candida is very common), an allergic reaction to something you had contact with (like a cosmetic, soap, clothing dye, douche, etc), an infection with herpes, and other skin conditions. ...Read more

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Does ovulation cause vaginal itching?

Does ovulation cause vaginal itching?

Not usually: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itch and irritation is usually 'yeast infection'. An std such as trichomonas is also possible so an exam is recommended. If a woman is post-menopause then symptoms may be related to low estrogen causing irritation with no discharge (atrophic vaginits). ...Read more

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Does ampicillin cause vaginal itching?

Does ampicillin cause vaginal itching?

Antibiotics: Can cause vaginal yeast infections, which in turn can cause itching. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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What caused vaginal itching and Bright pink labia?

Yeast: Candidiasis, or yeast infection, is a common cause of vaginal itching. The resulting irritation can cause increased blood flow to the labia, making them appear a brighter red. Other causes of vaginal itching that would cause this type of inflammation would be a hypersensitivity reaction to a soap/detergent/hygiene product used. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal itching on and around my vagina?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching on and around my vagina?

Vaginal itching: Evaluate to determine cause. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions; stress. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

Vaginal itching: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. However other types of infection and inflammation might also be a possible cause. ...Read more

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Can use of zenchent cause vaginal itching and my period to just stop?

No and yes: This common birth control can cause a period to stop. Typically, though, birth control pills do not cause vaginal itching. Itching is most commonly caused by yeast. Having said that, hormones can affect vagina and cause changes, but unlikely, again, to cause yeast. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


Vaginal Itching (Definition)

= unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin/ ...Read more