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What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

Cause?: What's the cause of the itching? Rather than trying to come up with a home remedy, you first need to know what exactly you are treating. Make sure to get checked by a doctor! ...Read more

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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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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What is a good home remedy to get rid of vaginal itching?

What is a good home remedy to get rid of vaginal itching?

See your gyn: For a workup as you may have a yeast or bacteria, or herpes or other vulvar or vaginal problems or allergic reaction, your gyn can prescribe the proper txment, the wrong home remedy can make it worse ! ...Read more

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Vaginal itch since 4 days, scratched hard, now itches after urination. No pain or discharge. Periods due in a day or two. Anything to be worried?

Vaginal itch since 4 days, scratched hard, now itches after urination. No pain or discharge. Periods due in a day or two. Anything to be worried?

Itching to see MD?: Your vaginal itching, unless caused by a soap or contact chemical should be evaluated for a vaginal infection and Rx by a MD. A yeast caused vulvo- vaginitis is the most likely culprit. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection. Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, i usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch not okay even after treatment.

Vaginal itch not okay even after treatment.

What treatment: A lot of things can cause vaginal itching so you may have been treating the wrong thing. One of the most common causes is contact dermatitis which can be caused by any chemical and is commonly caused by dyes, deodorants, or perfumes in soaps, fabric softeners, body washes, detergents, pads, or toilet papers. Yeast infections can cause it and some are resistant to the common meds. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I started takin monistat7 for a non intense vaginal itch.The vaginal itch has subsided within the 1st day.Do i continue to complete treatment til day7?

Complete full course: Full steam ahead! monistat 7 was intended to be used for a full 7 days so just because your symptoms are improved does not mean to stray from the course. Great to hear you are better but finish the medication to decrease the risk of returning infection. ...Read more

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I've been having a vaginal itch that goes away and comes back for the past month. I have no other symptoms other than itching and uncomfortableness. ?

I've been having a vaginal itch that goes away and comes back for the past month. I have no other symptoms other than itching and uncomfortableness. ?

Probably ueast: You could use one of the OTC yeast medications, it your symptoms persist then see your doctor to find out exactly what is causing the symptom. ...Read more

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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

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What can I do bout a vaginal itch that I have had for more then six month s my gyn says there is nothing wrong but I know it is?

Second opinion: I would encourage you to get a second opinion. There are so many causes of itching. Some are infections: yeast, bacterial vaginosis. But others are skin diseases like lichen sclerosus or lichen planus. You should have a full physical exam, cultures and possibly a biopsy. I know that doesn't sound like fun but a diagnosis will save you so much trouble! ...Read more

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Vaginal itch after consuming onions?

Onions and itch: What you eat has been associated with various body odors. Onions do produce an odor which can be noted in the vagina. Itching on the other hand has never really been associated with onions. Itch is usually an irritant (like soap etc..) or infection like yeast. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a vaginal itch?

What can I do to stop a vaginal itch?

Depends: On the cause of the itching. There are may potential reasons for this and the best thing to do might be to see the doctor and discuss with them. ...Read more

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Is yogurt good to use for vaginal itch?

Is yogurt good to use for vaginal itch?

Food and Skin: Nope. That is not something that would work. The question is with all of the over the counter itch and fungal medications why one would seek out a food to treat this common problem? ...Read more

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Can having too much sex cause vaginal itch?

Can having too much sex cause vaginal itch?

Too Much Sex? : An itch in the vagina after sexual activity can be many different things. You can be reacting to the lube or latex or any other product your partner is using. There could be some rawness due to a lot of friction. There is rarely any medical reason to not have sex when you want to. But, there are times when one has to let their parts recover. If the itching persists please be seen soon. ...Read more

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Whats a good cream for vaginal itch?

See your doctor: It's not normal for the vagina to itch, and it might signify some type of infection. I recommend seeing your doctor for an evaluation. As for creams, there are many. Vagisil cream works pretty well, but it won't overcome the underlying cause if there is an infection. Don't douche though, this will make things worse. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

Finding the 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. Your gynecologist can assess to determine the cause ; to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Does jock itch medicine work on vaginal itch?

Does jock itch medicine work on vaginal itch?

Doubt it: Other preparation available for vaginal itch, talk to primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How can I the stop a vaginal itch caused by nuvaring?

How can I the stop a vaginal itch caused by nuvaring?

Take it out: If you are convinced this is the cause (and this has been well reported), you may want to consider another means of birth control. ...Read more

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