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I have an itchy vagina or shall i say a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

I have an itchy vagina or shall i say  a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

Yeast: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Start with an over the counter yeast cream. If not improving schedule a visit. ...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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Redness, tingling, itchy vagina region. Yeast infection?

Redness, tingling, itchy vagina region. Yeast infection?

Yeast is likely: Sounds like a fairly classic presentation of a vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter yeast creams are available. If not improved with this then an evaluation by an Obgyn is warranted to determine what else might be happening ...Read more

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Red/dry/itchy area outside vagina opening. Lasts 1 wk. Had it 4x in last 6 months! No discharge. Usually w or after period. Been to doc 3x. Help?

Red/dry/itchy area outside vagina opening. Lasts 1 wk. Had it 4x in last 6 months! No discharge. Usually w or after period. Been to doc 3x. Help?

Yes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes or an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps & laundry detergents. Some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis can cause vaginal itching. Testing and exam is key. Over the counter Prevaleaf Soothe is a great product for this common problem. A biopsy can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bright red, itchy vagina. Skin peels, bumps, hurts. Small cuts. Never been sexually active. 14 years old?

Bright red, itchy vagina. Skin peels, bumps, hurts. Small cuts. Never been sexually active. 14 years old?

Yeast infection: If not sexually active then i would try over the counter anti-yeast vaginal cream, such as gene-lotrimin or monistat. If that doesn't help then please see your primary care doctor or a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Red itchy vagina, no discharge or odour. I've had this before and it went away on its own so didn't need to see a gp. Is there a way to cure itching?

Red itchy vagina, no discharge or odour. I've had this before and it went away on its own so didn't need to see a gp.  Is there a way to cure itching?

Yes but..: You will need to identify the cause in order to "cure" it. For example, you could be allergic to seminal fluid or the latex condom after intercourse. Yeast infection may at times lead to itching as well. If none of the above provides the answer, you will need to see your gp if it bothers you enough. ...Read more

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I finished my period yesterday so then I had sex but today I have a burning red itchy vagina what could have caused this ?

I finished my period yesterday so then I had sex but today I have a burning red itchy vagina what could have caused this ?

Possible vaginal infection: The red burning and itching signifies a possible vaginal infection. The vaginal infection most likely is a yeast infection. Over-the-counter yeasts medications may be helpful. Sometimes infection may be caused by bacteria and need to be treated with antibiotics. Please see your doctor for evaluation to also rule out any possibility of a sexually-transmitted disease. ...Read more

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