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Itch In The Labia Area
Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?
Itchy vaginal outside the lips area. No burning sensation of pee. Just itchiness and red where the small hairs make it itchier?
Puritis Ani: Most likely this is a condition called puritis ani which is primarily caused from scratching. Scratching the area only keeps it going. Many people do this scratching out of habit or due to stress but the best treatment is to stop scratching. Try soaking in warm water or even rubbing the area with ice which helps reduce itching. It also possible to have pinworms that your doctor can check for. ...Read more
Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?
Fungal infection: Sounds like jock itch (tinea cruris). Caused by a fungus and results in red, itchy skin in the groin area that can expand onto the thighs. Most OTC anti-dandruff shampoos like Nizoral have ketoconazole in them that will treat the fungus. This shampoo can be applied in the shower. If this does not clear the infection, follow up with FP doc. ...Read more
The affected area of pus from intergluteal cleft to area of anus but doctor only done InD near anus..why they left the some part area that affected.
Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?
Occasional tingling sensation in pubic area (like something is crawling around down there), occasional pink spots/rashes? In pubic area. Redness in groin crease. A few pimples in the area (not painful or itchy) urine does appear darker in color at times.
See doctor: and have it checked, diagnosed then it can be treated. ...Read more
Not likely: A folliculitis is an inflammation of the follicles usually associated with superficial bacterial infection. Burning of the glans is likely due to another cause - maybe medicine you have been applying to your groin? Burning with urination is a different story and could be related to urinary tract infection or an std. ...Read more
Do we clean the inner labia and the area between vagina and anus during the vulva cleaning process?
Vulvar cleaning: The only areas of the vulva which need to be cleaned are those where there are sweat glands. This is the area of the vulva that feels like skin and is not moist/wet. The inner folds of the vulva do not need to be cleaned and it can hurt to put soap on them and can cause infection to clean. A gentle soap used gently, can be helpful for outer labia and perineum (b/w vulva/anus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suffering from itching of the gental area. Labia in minora in particular and also around the hole.. itchiness during everynight. Please help. Thanks!
Many causes. : There are many different causes for vaginal itching. The most common are bacterial infection and yeast infection. To be certain you would need to see your doctor. You could also try an over the counter Yeast medication and see if this helps. If it does not improve then see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Because: It can affect both places; they are in close proximity. ...Read more
Severe itching and burning sensation throughout the skin of vagina extending from the skin just above clitoris to the skin just below the vaginal hole, a small swelling with redness just at the entrance of the vaginal hole and..
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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.
Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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