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Red/dry/itchy area outside vagina opening. Lasts 1 wk. Had it 4x in last 6 months! No discharge. Usually w or after period. Been to doc 3x. Help?

Red/dry/itchy area outside vagina opening. Lasts 1 wk. Had it 4x in last 6 months! No discharge. Usually w or after period. Been to doc 3x. Help?

Yes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes or an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps & laundry detergents. Some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis can cause vaginal itching. Testing and exam is key. Over the counter Prevaleaf Soothe is a great product for this common problem. A biopsy can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Possible herpes: The first thing that comes to mind is a possible infection with herpes virus. Hsv usually causes tender sores/blisters in genital area. ...Read more

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Irritation & itchiness outside of vagina. On amoxicillin 4 strep. Monistat cream is making it burn like crazy when I apply it to the outside. Normal?

Irritation & itchiness outside of vagina. On amoxicillin 4 strep. Monistat cream is making it burn like crazy when I apply it to the outside. Normal?

Perhaps: If the irritation is that severe then you you could have burning from the Monostat. Now see how you do. If you have improvement. If not see your doctor for other treatment options ...Read more

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The outside of my vagina is getting itchy?

The outside of my vagina is getting itchy?

Itchy: Very well could be vaginitis or another type of infection. See you doc so it can be treated properly and quickly. ...Read more

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The inside of my vagina is swollen and its itchy on the outside?

The inside of my vagina is swollen and its itchy on the outside?

You need an exam: Chemical irritation from soaps etc., infection, or trauma could be causes. An exam would help solve your problem. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone creme externally until your exam. ...Read more

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My clitoris is itchy and the outside of my vagina pls help been 3weeks?

My clitoris is itchy and the outside of my vagina pls help been 3weeks?

Thrush?: Could be a candidal infection, might try over the counter antifungals but it still could be other types of infection, STDs or herpes, or an allergic reaction. Hard to say exactly but would have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina itchy?

Why is my vagina itchy?

Most likely yeast: Yeast vaginal infection is the most common cause of vaginal itchiness. You may try some over the counter remedy, if unsuccessful, contact your PCP or GYN. ...Read more

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Itchiness in vagina for a week now?

Itchiness in vagina for a week now?

Likely infection: See your doctor and have an exam and cultures. Be treated appropriately. All the best. ...Read more

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Why is the inside of my vagina so itchy?

Why is the inside of my vagina so itchy?

Depends: Vaginal itching can be due to yeast, vaginal atrophy, allergic reactions, chemical irritations, and a number of other causes. If you have a persistent problem, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vagina is itchy?

What does it mean if my vagina is itchy?

May be yeast : The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more