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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

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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What's good to use for a vaginal itching and burning?

What's good to use for a vaginal itching and burning?

Anitfungal: Over the counter antifungal is likely best. Itching is usually a sign of a yeast infection. Generic brands are just as effective as name brands. Typically come with an insert to use in the vagina. Cream can also be applied to the outer vulva if you are having itching there as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of vaginal itching and burning?

What method is there to get rid of vaginal itching and burning?

The first step is: Evaluation of the cause (unless readily apparent). The treatment plan is derived from 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. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and burning sensation when urinating indicates?

Vaginal itching and burning sensation when urinating indicates?

Possible infection: Vaginal itching and burning when you urinate and urine touches the tissue can mean a vaginal infections such as yeast or BV (bacterial vaginosis). It could also be an irritation reaction from an irritant such as soap. You may need to see a doctor to figure out which is going on. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

Vaginal itching: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. However other types of infection and inflammation might also be a possible cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

What does it mean when there is vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can i sit in basin that has salt and water for vaginal itching and burning?

Can i sit in basin that has salt and water for vaginal itching and burning?

Yeast Infections: Yes. You can. But, why not get the anti-fungal medications that treat the problem and are available without prescription instead? ...Read more

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I've been taking amoxicillin for 7 days for a tooth and i'm having vaginal itching and burning. Is this normal?

I've been taking amoxicillin for 7 days for a tooth and i'm having vaginal itching and burning. Is this normal?

Yeast infection: Antibiotics often will cause a vaginal yeast infection by killing all the good bacteria along with the bad bacteria. You can use an over the counter vaginal yeast treatment or talk with your doctor about a prescription. The over the counter ones work as well as the prescriptions though. I recommend at least a 3 day treatment. The 1 day ones don't work very well. ...Read more

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Can i sit in a basin that has hot water and sea salt for vaginal itching and burning?

No: Could be a yeast infection, could possibly be a bacterial infection. If a east is present could also be a virus. No intercourse until symptoms are treated and see a gynecologist asap. Hot salt water is a bad idea. Will not help and could harm. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have vaginal itching and burning. I have had sex with my partner but we used a condom. Could this be a disease ?

What does it mean if I have vaginal itching and burning. I have had sex with my partner but we used a condom. Could this be a disease ?

Yes and No.: You could have a disease if the condom broke or if you didn't use the condom before any penile contact... You could also be irritated by the spermicide if condom had that. That's why many condoms stopped having nonoxynol 9... Very rare to have latex allergy. If it continues, consider seeing an md for std test. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more