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Doctor insights on: Itching In The Vagina Area

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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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


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It's about peeling, itching and sometimes burning Cuz of the itching around the vagina area im sexually active I'm 16 and I recently had my period ?

It's about peeling, itching and sometimes burning Cuz of the itching around the vagina area im sexually active I'm 16 and I recently had my period ?

GYN visit needed: You need to see a GYN MD or a clinic like Planned Parenthood to evaluate the obvious infection tat may be present. You can try an Over the Counter vaginal yeast medication first and if it doesn't work definitely make a office visit. ...Read more

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I finished monistat 7, 5 days ago but I am still having itching be in my vagina area. Should I start monistat again or use a cream?

I finished monistat 7, 5 days ago but I am still having itching be in my vagina area. Should I start monistat again or use a cream?

See MD fro Rx: If the over the counter Monistat 7 failed, then have a MD evaluate the possible yeast infection and if confirmed will prescribe a more effective medication. ...Read more

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I have recently been having burning, itching, redness in my vagina area. I have also been noticing an odorless white discharge. WHAT DO I DO?

I have recently been having burning, itching, redness in my vagina area. I have also been noticing an odorless white discharge. WHAT DO I DO?

Vaginitis: This is obvious a vaginal infection. Suggest you see the doc to have this checked out. It might be yeast as one possibility and can be treated easily. The treatment can be correct from the beginning if treated appropriately. See the doc and do not try OTC preparations ...Read more

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Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

The other way around: The question should be, "why should one test for genital herpes," instead of "why should one NOT test for genital herpes?" A doctor will test for it if there is good reason to suspect the disease, and if the test will make a difference in the treatment. Without the actual sores, the doctor may order an HSV1-2 blood test. If in the U.S., try HealthTap's PRIME service to ask for tests done by Quest. ...Read more

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I have itching and burning in my vagina area and I scratch it very bad what can I use on it?

I have itching and burning in my vagina area and I scratch it very bad what can I use on it?

Yeast infection?: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. But there are other causes. The only way to know for sure is to see your doc and have an exam and some tests. If you want to try an over-the-counter vaginal yeast medication first, you can. They are effective and available at the pharmacy without a prescription. Best wishes! ...Read more