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What is the cause of vaginal itching with no other symptoms?

What is the cause of vaginal itching with no other symptoms?

Vaginal itch: It could be something as simple as a new soap, detergent or fabric softener or feminine hygiene product. If no discharge - i would see if there is any new products you are using - anything that may have come in contact down there could cause itching. If its external - Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream might help - if internal - a simple vinegar and water douche might help. ...Read more

Vaginal Itching (Definition)

Vaginal itching is a symptom in which a person feels itchy in her vagina, usually due to some bacterial or other type of infection, but can also be due to inadequate estrogen, leading to dryness and thinness of the skin at the ...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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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 could be the cause of vaginal itching with no smell and no discharge?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching with no smell and no discharge?

Several things: Yeast infections are the most common cause of vaginal itching. Yeast medications are available over the counter. Trichomoniasis and herpes are two stds which can cause itching and pain in the vagina. Schedule a visit to help narrow down the problem if you do not improve with over the counter yeast cream ...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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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 could be causes of vaginal itching besides an STD or a yeast infection?

What could be causes of vaginal itching besides an STD or a yeast infection?

Varies: There are a number of conditions other than yeast infections and std's that can cause vaginal itching including allergic reactions to soaps, perfumes, and laundry detergents as well as medical conditions such as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, padget's disease of the vulva, dysplasia, and cancer. If you have persistent symptoms, it may require a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of vaginal itching and change in discharge towards menstrual periods and painful sex?

What is the cause of vaginal itching and change in discharge towards menstrual periods and painful sex?

Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Both can look yellow. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also possibilities. Itching, painful interourse and discharge are not normal and need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more