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Itching Burning Vaginal
I have been experiencing itching, burning, vaginal dryness, and even a small ulcer. My husband was unfaithful, so could I have caught something?
I have itching and burning in vaginal and anal areas, milky white discharge, and small bumps with a white center. Only been with one person in a year ?
Herpes? Other STD?: Any abnormal vaginal discharge requires medical evaluation. These symptoms are most consistent with genital herpes or a yeast infection. See a doctor ASAP. The diagnosis of herpes is most accurate and treatment most effective the sooner you are seen. You also need to be checked for other STDs, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. Good luck! ...Read more
Itching,burning and reddened vaginal opening and both sides of labia minora. Worsens after sex. How to treat. Present for a month now.
Should I contact my Obgyn or family doctor for itching and burning around vaginal? And also irritated and itching butt? Butt started first.
Either doc can help: Both doctor are just as capable of checking for the reason of your symptoms. Whichever one works with your schedule for appointments ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal burning. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Pain during sex. What should...
I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge and pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation) . The following also describe me: Vaginal itching and Vaginal burning. What should I do?
Can be std or: vaginitis[fungus if red raw itchy white cottage cheese discharge] or if fishy smell greyish; vaginosis , abnormal amount of bacteria, may or may not by a sexual transmitted disease, try monastat or similar vaginal yeast otc if not and at risk for sexual transmitted disease need at least urinalysis and culture for uti and std like gonorrhea and chlamydia, if burning on urination , need uti antibiot ...Read more
Possibly yeast ...: Could be a yeast infection but an itchy vagina can be caused by lots of conditions, such as skin problems, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormones levels, to mention only a few .. there's a long list. So it's best to see your doctor to find out the cause and best treatment for you ...Read more
Yeast = one cause: 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
Bacterial vaginosis: Occurs from a disruption in the normal bacterial levels within the vagina. Can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Variable: Otc vagisil is marketed for vulvar itching and irritation. A trial of otc Monistat may help as well. Usually, this is from a yeast infection but if persistent, see your doctor. Yeast can be resistant to otc Monistat requiring a prescription medication to eliminate the infection. ...Read more
I have white discharge which becomes powdery on drying , itching and burning in the vaginal area during micturating. what Medication should i take?
Vaginal Discharge: Often, white itchy discharge is from vaginal yeast infections, which can be treated with non-prescription anti-yeast creams (such as miconazole or clotrimazole), or with a one-dose pill called fluconazole (if not pregnant). Burning with urination raises concern for bladder infection, which can be treated with antibiotics. Several sexually-transmitted infections cause discharge, so get checked. ...Read more
I have had vaginal itching, burning for 25 years with no cure. See lots of doctors. Any suggestions, pretty much ruining my life.?
You probably have: Vulvadynia and if your haven't had a biopsy which you probably have, u need a biopsy, but you really need to go to a med school university gyn dept as they will have someone who specializes in vulva- vaginal problems so ask your gyn to refer you to the closest university gyn dept, example i practice in boca raton, fl so i refer to the gyn dept at univ oif miami. ...Read more
I have vaginal itching, burning, and redness. No abnormal discharge. It also looks like I have a cut in the top center. I do shave but not recently.?
You need an exam : And cultures, could be a number of conditions, no reason to guess you should see your gyn asap so u do not have to suffer. ...Read more
I have symptoms of intermittent vaginal itching/burning. I saw a gyn and all cultures were neg. At appt. I was not as bad but it is back. What should I do?
See a derm: Since you saw your gyn and cultures were all negative, i would advise you see a dermatologist next. Even though it is vulvar skin, it is still skin. If a biopsy is needed, he/she can perform that as well. You need some type of topical treatment to alleviate the itch, as well as the underlying problem. ...Read more
I am experiitching itching and burning in the vaginal area and my period came out black. What's wrong?
Possible infection: You may have an infection. You should see a doctor to be examined. ...Read more
I have been experiencing itching and burning in the vaginal area and my period came out black what's wrong with me?
Yes.: It has been used in this fashion. I have had patients with vaginal itching and burning for which no cause was ever found. Lidocaine was the only thing that helped them. It would be prudent to make sure there is no underlying cause before you numb everything up. Be careful not to use too much. ...Read more
I have an itching burning sensation in my vaginal area. It's around the lips. No discharge. Any ideas what it could be?
Irritation: You may have irritation or reaction from either bath soaps, chemicals that you use in trhat areas, pads etc...You need to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
For past few days, my clitoris is red, raw and painful. I have itching and burning also. Labia/vaginal opening look totally normal. What could this be?
Many possible causes: There are many causes for this type of symptom. It may be due to irritation from sexual intercourse it may be vaginosis from bacteria or yeast or it may be an std. If no other symptoms such as fever chills abdominal pain urinary issues you can can consider a trial of over-the-counter yeast medication. If this does not improve symptoms in the first few days i urge you to see your primary care physician or an obgyn. ...Read more
I'm experiencing itching and burning in the vaginal area. I took Monistat, didn't clear up. No bumps or discharge. On the outer area and near labia.
Itching: time to be seen and evaluated if the OTC meds didn't work ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal burning, vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. There is also redness around the vulva area. ?
Vulvar irritation: Recommend over the counter Monistat a seven day course. If no relief of symptoms in 24 hours, recommend in office follow up for work up and prescribed medication. ...Read more
Can birth control pills cause vaginal itching & burning? Got tested for vaginitis but came back negative. Could it just be the pills?
Unlikely: to be your BC pills but no harm in changing them to a different pill! Ask your GYN doctor! ...Read more
2 utis within 5-6 months july and december with burning and blood. After intercourse I have frequent urination no blood or burning. Vaginal itching.
UTI: Is not uncommon in women to get uti's more frequently than men. You know the symptoms. It seems common for women to get frequency of urination after intercourse and in fact some men, the itching especially after antibiotics could be fungal infection, that is a time to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
I have persistent vaginal itching/burning. I test negative for yeast and bacteria. No relief from estrogen cream. Any other ideas?
Menopause, others?: After ruling out yeast and bacterial infections, the most common causes of vaginal itching/burning are: menopause (e.g.with dryness), chemical irritants (e.g. from clothing or washes), and lichen sclerosis. If you can't identify a specific chemical irritant (i.e. from changes in detergent, new clothing, etc), then you should consult your Gyn or PCP for eval. ...Read more
My ob/gyn wants to send me to a neurologist for vaginal itching/burning why? what do they do? please xplain detail of tests..
Not typical: So check with your GYN what the thought process is? ...Read more
Vaginal itching &burning after sex for 2 days then went away on its own. Do I still need to be checked for std, yeast bv? Or becuz I wasn't very wet?
Itching& lubrication: If intercourse was performed with inadequate lubrication, itching and burning will result due to abrasion of sensitive vulvar and vaginal tissues. If adding a water soluble lubricant like K-Y does not solve the problem, see a GYN and be evaluated for a yeast infection. ...Read more
Itching & burning, and soreness at vaginal opening with chunky yellow discharge in days after unprotected sex. Surrounding labia red and irritated. ?
You need to be: checked for an infection, possibly BV (bacterial vaginosis). BV is not particularly dangerous but suggests a significant disruption in the normal bacterial flora.The most important thing is to make sure you haven't acquired a more harmful sexually transmitted infection. See a doctor as tests need to be performed/condition treated, either with oral and/or topical meds. Always use condoms! ...Read more