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Constantly Itchy Vagina
I have a constant itchy vagina I've had it for 3 days now. No order or discharge. Little white lumps however. Any advice? I'm not sexually active!
Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. White lumps could be herpes, blocked glands or an allergic reaction. Schedule a visit or consider sending a private message with an image to an obgyn or dermatologist if you feel comfortable doing that. ...Read more
Constant itchiness and redness on vagina, white stuff inside vagina, on and off for 9 months, what could this be and how can I cure it?
May be an infection: Vaginal itching can have several causes. You may have a dermatologic condition. Or you may have an infection. The possible causes vary based on your age and risk factors. Your doctor can examine you and may run some tests to determine what is causing the problem. Until you see your doctor, you can try over-the-counter anti-itch creams. These may ease the itching but will not treat/cure the cause. ...Read more
Itchy vulva: One reason could be the soap you use for cleansing, another one could be a yeast infection. This is a common infection in your women. Signs can be vulvar itch, along with thick white vaginal discharge. There are over the counter treatments for this. If symptoms persist, see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginitis..: Vaginitis is a common/generic term for inflammation in/on the vagina area. It could be from infection such as yeast, BV (bacterial vaginosis), and std such as chlamydia, or from chemical irritation due to feminine hygiene products. If just itching outside, it could be dry skin, fungal infection, or the so tabooed crabs as pictured here. So, get it checked out by doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Allergies/infection: There are many possibilities. The vulvar area is prone to environmental sensitivities, like allergies, that can cause itching. Why at night? Maybe you are sensitive to the laundry soap your sheets are washed in? Infections, such as an external yeast infection, or pubic lice, or even pinworm, are all possibilities. Get examined to rule those out. ...Read more
Definitely: There are many causes. Vaginal itching does not always mean that you have infection. Sometimes people are allergic to household items. Laundry detergent, soap, maxipads, toilet paper and sweat are common culprits. There are skin disorders like lichen sclerosis and psoriasis. See your doc for an exam to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an itchy vagina and it starts getting dark brown on the out and it looks like a little bumpy. What could this be?
Infection: Bottom line, this doesn't sound normal. You should see ob/gyn. ...Read more
Infection: Most likely a yeast (fungal) infection. Try an anti-fungal agent over the counter specifically for vaginal infection. If you don't improve, see your healthcare provider as some infections of the vagina may be sexually transmitted and require specific therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely a yeast: Infection, could be bacterial or allergic or herpes or other causes, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl I would do an exam and cultures for yeast bact and herpes and most likely start treating u for yeast until I get the cultures back and u can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which should not hurt anything to help with some of the symptoms. ...Read more
Yeast vs BV or..: Itching in the inside of you private is often caused by yeast (candida vaginitis) or bacterial vaginitis (bv), or some chemical irritation--maybe from tampon use etc. Std such as trichomonas/herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea can cause itching as well. I suggest getting evaluated/treated by your doc as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
Yeast infection.: These are the typical signs of vaginal yeast infection and can be treated by a variety of medications. ...Read more