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Vaginal Itching (Definition)

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


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What could be wrong with an itchy vagina?

What could be wrong with an itchy vagina?

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

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Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

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

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I have an extremely itchy vagina what do I do ?

I have an extremely itchy vagina what do I do ?

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

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What cause an itchy vagina and white discharge?

What cause an itchy vagina and white discharge?

Vaginitis: There are several causes of vaginitis, but itchy with white discharge is often a vaginal yeast infection . Candida or monilia are other names for this. ...Read more

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Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Infection?: Swelling and itchiness can be signs of candida infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do about my itchy vagina i'm 18 and sexually active?

What do I do about my itchy vagina i'm 18 and sexually active?

Get screened: It is likely telling you that you have a vaginal infection. You should be examined by your gyn or urgent care dr for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a swollen itchy vagina with white cream like substance, why?

I have a swollen itchy vagina with white cream like substance, why?

Probably vagiitis: Vaginitis, an infection of the vagina with yeast, trichomonas (a protozoan parasite), or bacteria, is very common.. If there is pain or tiny ulcerations, it could also be a herpes infection. Some of these are sexually transmitted (trichomonas or herpes), while yeast and bacterial infections can just happen, often due to changes in hormones, antibiotics, etc. See your gyn to diagnose. ...Read more

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What can I do if my girlfriend has an itchy vagina since we had sex, what is wrong?

What can I do if my girlfriend has an itchy vagina since we had sex, what is wrong?

Yeast infection?: Or vaginosis. Suggest she tries an over the counter anti-funcal like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Should consult family dr or gynecologist if it doesn't clear up after a few days. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain i get while urination and itchy vagina after protected sex?

What can I do for this pain i get while urination and itchy vagina after protected sex?

Not sure: 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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Itchy vagina with discharge, doctors have taken swab and all normal? What else could it be?

Depends: When you are saying swab, that doesn't exactly tell me what tests were done. Sometimes a swab means wet mount, a test that doctors do in there office, but that ma not be as accurate as other tests such as affirm (vaginal pathogen test). Also, a swab can be pap smear that doesn't detect sexually transmitted disease other than hpv, so i need to know what has been done to guide you further. ...Read more

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I clean myself with soap and a shower puff and I have a really itchy vagina and have for three days, what is it? What can I do?

I clean myself with soap and a shower puff and I have a really itchy vagina and have for three days, what is it? What can I do?

Allergic Reaction: It sounds like you are having an allergic reaction to the soap. First i would stop using anything to scrub down there since that could irritate it and second i would find a gentle soap that is hypoallergenic. A good soap is dove liquid soap. If things haven't changed then i would go see a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and further help you from there. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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I have a sore and itchy vagina. What should I do?

I have a sore and itchy vagina. What should I do?

Infection: This could be a yeast infection, which can be itchy but also has a thick white vaginal discharge. Sometimes the area around the vagina can be affected and needs treatment. This would respond to clotrimazole. Herpes simplex can also cause a sore and itching. A health provider can see if medicine would help you. ...Read more

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I have a really sore itchy vagina and I'm only 13?

I have a really sore itchy vagina and I'm only 13?

13 or 29?: If you are asking for a girl who's too young to be served here, advise her to have an exam. Self-help can cause more problems and learning how to have such an exam is a really good thing for a young woman. The pro needs to be good and trustworthy - try a Woman's Clinic - they are experts! Also, they may have the best value. I hope it goes well! ...Read more