Top
10
Doctor insights on: Intermittent Vulva Itch

Share
1

1
How can I cure pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

How can I cure pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

Depends on cause ...: Pruritus vulvae or an itchy vulva can be a symptom of lots of different conditions, such as skin problems, infections, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormone levels, to mention only a few .. I suggest see your doctor to find out the cause & best treatment for you. There's more info and some great vulva skin care tips on this link http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/the-itchy-vulva. Good luck! ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


2

2
What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

Many: Yeast infections are a common cause. Any vaginal discharge or leakage of urine can irritate the vulva. Scratching can cause tissue irritation and is counterproductive. Contact dermatitis is also very common on the vulva.Best to see a specialist for evaluation. On occasion a biopsy is necessary to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

3

3
What is the symptom of vulva itching (or pruritus vulvae( indicative of?

What is the symptom of vulva itching (or pruritus vulvae( indicative of?

Lots of possibilities: An itchy vulva can be caused by many different conditions, such as skin problems, infections, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormone levels, other general health problems, to mention only a few .. there's a long list. So, if you have a itchy vulva, you should see your doctor to find out the cause. ...Read more

4

4
What is the most effective way to remove vagina / vulva itch?

What is the most effective way to remove vagina / vulva itch?

Depends on the cause: You may have a yeast infection , or other bacterial or viral causes, you need to see you obgyn for an exam, and cultures. ...Read more

8

8
What causes vulva itch, & pain, cuts, perineum tearing & bleeding during sex? definitely not STD or yeast.Psoriasis steroid cream only helps with itch

What causes vulva itch, & pain, cuts, perineum tearing & bleeding during sex? definitely not STD or yeast.Psoriasis steroid cream only helps with itch

Many reasons: including allergy to semen, lubricants. latex etc. Allergy to semen occurs within minutes to hours whereas to lubricants and latex tend to occur 24-72 hours later. See GYN. (As for perineal tearing, may it be from too much vigor?) ...Read more

9

9
What's the best medication for pruritus vulvae?

What's the best medication for pruritus vulvae?

It is a symptom: This condition is a symptom of an underlying condition more often than it is a primary condition. It is itching of the external genitalia of a female. The condition may become chronic and result in lichenification, atrophy, and occasionally malignancy. Some causes of pruritus vulvae are contact dermatitis, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, psychogenic pruritus, trichomoniasis, and vaginal yeast. ...Read more

10

10
Think i might have pruritus vulvae. I'm not sexually active . Doesn't itch during period.When i scratch and keep scratching it may break skin & swell?

Think i might have pruritus  vulvae. I'm not sexually active . Doesn't itch during period.When i scratch and keep scratching it may break skin & swell?

Do you shave ?: You could have irritated or infected follicles where the hairs are shaved. It's really hard without being able to see. Does over the counter Hydrocortisone help? It its infected it would make it worse. It would probably we worth a trip to doc to get a right diagnosis and treatment . By the way try moisturizers and cool compresses to to relieve the itch. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,079 doctors shared insights

Itch (Definition)

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