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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Vaginal itching, been tested 4 all STDs more than 1x,had multiple cultures done, all neg., tried antibiotics/yeast treatments,they didn't help?

Need thorough evaluation: You need a thorough evaluation. If you are perimenopausal, decreased estrogen levels can make the vaginal and vulvar tissue thinner, so more prone to irritation. It could be a reaction to a soap or other chemical you are exposed to. If it's always one spot, it may need to be examined for a skin disorder, such as lichen sclerosis or vulvar or vaginal neoplasia. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

Use antibacterial: two causes of itching is monilial infection which is helped by monista cream other common cause is bacterial infection take metronidazole cream for 5 days to get rid of it ...Read more

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Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more

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Will neosporin cure vaginal itching?

Most likely not.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and redness. What's a good cure and prevention?

Vaginal itching and redness.  What's a good cure and prevention?

Depends on cause: Vaginal itching and redness are usually signs of a vaginal infection. You need to know the cause to know the correct treatment (yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas). For this you will need to see your doctor. To prevent vaginal infection, always wipe front to back for personal hygiene, foods such as yogurt may help, if anal sex is practiced, do not insert from the anus to the vagina. ...Read more

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After i did what i read in the internet abt home remedies to cure vaginal itching i feel better but i got a yellow and white discharge. A lot.

After i did what i read in the internet abt home remedies to cure vaginal itching i feel better but i got a yellow and white discharge. A lot.

Yeast Infection: A one-time application or one-to-three-day regimen of an antifungal cream, ointment, tablet or suppository effectively clears a yeast infection in most cases. The medication of choice is from a class of drugs called the azoles; these include Butoconazole (gynazole-1), Clotrimazole (gyne-lotrimin), Miconazole (monistat 3) and terconazole (terazol 3). These meds are available by prescription or otc. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal itching, burning for 25 years with no cure. See lots of doctors. Any suggestions, pretty much ruining my life.?

I have had vaginal itching, burning for 25 years with no cure. See lots of doctors. Any suggestions, pretty much ruining my life.?

You probably have: Vulvadynia and if your haven't had a biopsy which you probably have, u need a biopsy, but you really need to go to a med school university gyn dept as they will have someone who specializes in vulva- vaginal problems so ask your gyn to refer you to the closest university gyn dept, example i practice in boca raton, fl so i refer to the gyn dept at univ oif miami. ...Read more

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I am 28 yrs old female herpes patient. I have been under medication and treatment for 3 years now. But vaginal itching persists. Is there any cure ?

I am 28 yrs old female herpes patient. I have been under medication and treatment for 3 years now. But vaginal itching persists. Is there any cure ?

Depends on cause: Although you are being treated for herpes, itching may have other causes including stds, vaginal infection, skin conditions, allergic reaction to condoms, gels, soap, sprays, even your partner's semen. You may find relief changing the medication, the dosage, or frequency. Wear cotton underwear or none when possible (to air out the vaginal area). Use good wiping technique. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge creamy light yellow vaginal itching, oder and tenderness. What are my treatment over the counter options?

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge creamy light yellow vaginal itching, oder and tenderness. What are my treatment over the counter options?

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Having internal vaginal itching with occasional burning with urination and spotting after my period. Tried 7 day yeast treatment. Questioning std?

Having internal vaginal itching with occasional burning with urination and spotting after my period. Tried 7 day yeast treatment.  Questioning std?

See your gyn: If the otc treatment didn't work, it might not be yeast. Commonly it turns out to be bacterial vaginosis, or a uti. Your gyn can diagnose and offer an effective treatment. ...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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I'm experiencing vaginal itching. Don't have discolored discharge or unpleasant odor. Took screening kit and i think it came back abnormal. Advice?

I'm  experiencing  vaginal itching. Don't have discolored discharge or unpleasant odor. Took screening kit and i think it came back abnormal. Advice?

See a MD: Sometimes vaginal itching is due to harsh cleansing products and soaps. Eliminate them first by using Dove, Caress, or Ivory. If the itching is still present, see a GYN MD and get examined for the cause. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal itching for my entire life and I don't know how to stop.

I have had vaginal itching for my entire life and I don't know how to stop.

GYN MD evaluation: Once you eliminate the most common causes for vaginal itching such as the use of harsh soaps, douches, and feminine deodorant products, then see a GYN MD for assessment of the itching. ...Read more

Vaginal Itching (Definition)

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


Dr. James Hocker
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