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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