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Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

No, not necessarily: But look out for any growth or thickening of the skin or muscosa. That can be a sign of cancer and itching can be a symptoms in some cases. ...Read more

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Vulvovaginitis (Definition)

Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std ...Read more


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Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

Often a prominent: symptom. 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. ...Read more

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Is frequent vaginal itching a sign of vulvar cancer?

Is frequent vaginal itching a sign of vulvar cancer?

Not likely: It is more likely due to yeast infection of bacterial vaginosis. Skin disorders that affect rest of the body can also affect the vulva and may cause itching, including allergy to materials in your clothing, e.g., detergents. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between vaginal discharge and yeast infection discharge? Could a std cause a yeast infection?

Whats the difference between vaginal discharge and yeast infection discharge? Could a std cause a yeast infection?

STD vs yeast: No STD causes yeast infections. Usually vaginal yeast infections cause no discharge, or only a slight amount, usually white and thick. The main symptoms of yeast are itching, irritation, and sometimes redness of the labia, vaginal opening, etc. There are many causes of vaginal discharge, including STDs. Since you ask about STDs, probably you suspect you may be at risk, so get tested. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm having severe itching in the vaginal area. No STDs, no vaginal discharge, could this be a yeast infection?

I'm having severe itching in the vaginal area. No STDs, no vaginal discharge, could this be a yeast infection?

Yeast or BV: If there is no risk of STI, then the most common causes of itchiness would be yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Yeast usually has a thick cheesy discharge. BV usually has a thin fishy smelling discharge. ...Read more

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Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

May be: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Although bleeding isn't usually associated with yeast, there could could be a small amt of blood mixed in causing pink coloration. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is >>. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain a symptom of a yeast infection?

Is pelvic pain a symptom of a yeast infection?

Not usually: Make an appointment to be seen. Yeast infections typically cause itching and is very uncomfortable and annoying. Pelvic pain is more concerning and may indicate a different infection. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also what else could cause it?

Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also what else could cause it?

Lots of causes: Cervical cancer may cause foul smelling discharge but there are far commoner causes, e.g., yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas etc. See this site for information and consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis and care. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003158.htm. ...Read more

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Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

Vag discharge: The type of discharge is typical usually of one or the other infection but not diagnostic.You would need a vaginal culture and other tests to confirm what is the nature of infection and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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What could be causes of vaginal itching besides an STD or a yeast infection?

What could be causes of vaginal itching besides an STD or a yeast infection?

Varies: There are a number of conditions other than yeast infections and std's that can cause vaginal itching including allergic reactions to soaps, perfumes, and laundry detergents as well as medical conditions such as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, padget's disease of the vulva, dysplasia, and cancer. If you have persistent symptoms, it may require a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is vaginal thrush a symptom of a herxheimer reaction?

Is vaginal thrush a symptom of a herxheimer reaction?

No: The real herxheimer reaction results from the killing of large numbers of micro-organisms deep in the tissues by antimicrobial agents. Classically seen in the treatment of advanced syphilis, it's also been reported in other diseases with huge bacterial loads such as bartonellosis. Today's medical quacks diagnose a "herxheimer reaction" whenever one of their own products makes somebody sick. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: wet mount of vaginal discharge positive for yeast?

Yeast are seen.: When a woman has symptoms suggestive of a vaginal infection, her physician will take some of the vaginal secretions and look at it under the microscope. Yeast look like strings with little balls attached and are best seen when potassium hydroxide is added to the secretions. ...Read more

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Is vaginal dryness a symptom of a prolapse? Will a prolapse cause vaginal dryness?

Is vaginal dryness a symptom of a prolapse? Will a prolapse cause vaginal dryness?

No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity. ...Read more

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I have white clumpy discharge with irratation of the vulva with no odor is this a yeast infection .

I have white clumpy discharge with irratation of the vulva with no odor is this a yeast infection .

Yeast infection: It might well be, but without seeing the discharge and examining you there is no way to diagnose accurately. Either get OTC treatment and try it, or go and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does a yeast infection cause more vaginal discharge?

Sometimes: Yeast infections certainly can be associated with an increased vaginal discharge. The classic discharge is "a cottage cheese" discharge. However, there are other causes for vaginal discharge also. If you are noticing an increased vaginal discharge that is unusual for you then see a gynecologist for further evaluation.For more information: www.AskYourGynecologist.org ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection?

Discharge/itching: Most vaginal yeast (candida) infections are associated with a discharge, and or itching and sometimes frequent and/or uncomfortable urination. Some have a whitish, "cottage cheese-like" discharge. Hyphae (branhing from the yeast can sometimes been seen on a smear from a vaginal swab. ...Read more

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What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: To diagnose trichomoniasis urine sediment, vaginal swab, semen, urethral swab can be used for a wet mount reading, culture, rapid assay or pcr test. ...Read more

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How do you immediately get rid of vaginal itchiness?

How do you immediately get rid of vaginal itchiness?

Immediately?: You need to know what is causing it first. See your doctor for a pelvic exam and get the answer. ...Read more

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I being having vaginal itchiness and peeling. I'vee tried applying lotion but it hasn't work?

I being having vaginal itchiness and peeling. I'vee tried applying lotion but it hasn't work?

Go see your doctor: Vaginal itchiness that doesn't respond to over-the-counter lotion needs to be evaluated by your family doctor or planned parenthood to determine type of infection (if any) and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How come women have vaginal itchiness? Is there a way to cure it?

How come women have vaginal itchiness? Is there a way to cure it?

Yeast?: Often vaginal infection is caused by candidia, a yeast .Easy to treat, see your dr. As recurrent infection with this may signal diabetes. ...Read more

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Can rough fingering cause vaginal itchiness a day later?

Can rough fingering cause vaginal itchiness a day later?

Possibly: You could have an abrasion from the rough manipulation. You need to avoid contact for a few days to let it heal. ...Read more

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Can early sex experiences cause vaginal itchiness or what they call bacterial vaginosis?

Can early sex experiences cause vaginal itchiness or what they call bacterial vaginosis?

Hope this helps: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. Sexual experiences from years ago should not impact current vaginal infections. ...Read more

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What are some causes of vaginal itchiness?

What are some causes of vaginal itchiness?

Yeast, herpes, bact: Many things can cause that, including allergies to something, your gyn can do a culture and exam to see what is causing the problem. ...Read more

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What happen to cause the outside vaginal itchiness?

Many causes: Dry skin, ingrown hair follicle, excess sweat, tight underwear, infrections (yeast, herpes, staph, genital lice), allergy, autoimmune rash, hormonal changes, among others. Best to have gynecologist check. ...Read more

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Vaginal itchiness, redness, and slight irritation? Is it always yeast? Not sexually active.

Vaginal itchiness, redness, and slight irritation?  Is it always yeast?  Not sexually active.

Most likely: Try an over the counter remedy such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) for a couple of weeks. See your gyn dr. If this fails to take care of the problem. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal itching and increased discharge for about a month or so. Pap test came back ok. Gyno said to use monistat 7. day 6 still itchy.

I have had vaginal itching and increased discharge for about a month or so. Pap test came back ok. Gyno said to use monistat 7. day 6 still itchy.

Re evaluate: You may not have yeast, or now have irritation from the cream. Go see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Don't use any over the counter creams. Apply olive oil over the vulva. ...Read more

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I am having vaginal itchiness, and irregular vaginal discharge, is this a yeast infection? It started a week ago. The discharge is white and clumpy.

Could be: The description sounds like it could be a yeast infection. See your doctor and let them check you out and get treated so that you will be sure. ...Read more

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I've been having vaginal itchiness at random times. It doesn't last for long. Longest was a day. What could the causes be? Started about 2-3 weeks ago

I've been having vaginal itchiness at random times. It doesn't last for long. Longest was a day. What could the causes be? Started about 2-3 weeks ago

Tough to say: Without an exam when you are experiencing the itch, it would be tough to diagnose you, and the answers over the computer would be guesses only, such as a minor yeast infection that is intermittent. Yeast is normally found in the vagina, and only when it "overgrows" does it become problematic and "infectious." best to get eval when you're itching. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant vaginal itching especially at night &anus as well. Had std swabs done came back neg why am I so itchy? Red raw after rub it

I am experiencing constant vaginal itching especially at night &anus as well. Had std swabs done came back neg why am I so itchy? Red raw after rub it

Standard swabs?: What were those standard swabs and did the MD even look at the affected area? If not, get a 2nd opinion as there may be a infection or irritant in this area. By the way, make sure that you are using a benign soap such as Dove, Caress or Ivory and rinsing your underwear thoroughly to remove all residual soap powder. ...Read more

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Hi after giving birth to my child after a year I started getting frequent vaginal itchiness and pimples is it normal? Also I am still breastfeeding

Vaginal itchiness: Thank you for your question. Vaginal itchiness and pimples after giving birth may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources such as allergies or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

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


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

An infection of the vulva or vagina that has a ...Read more