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Does Monistat Help Itchy Vagina
I may have BV or a yeast infection.. Is it okay to do a hydrogen peroxide soak? 1 cup worth w h20. Monistat irritates me. Itchy vagina, foul order.
No: No. See your ob/gyn for swab and exam and treatment please. Good luck. ...Read more
I used Monistat 1 (tioconazole) friday 4 mild itching/discharge. Gave me burning, and swollen vagina. Today (sunday) sore/itchy vagina white/yellow thick discharge.
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
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/bacterial : May be one or both of above. Also stds should be ruled out if this is a concern. ...Read more