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Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Beginning of problem: this could be a problem depending on how long you have had this problem. You should get this evaluated and emergently if you have fever, chills, or any other acute symptoms ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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Itchy red labia (1 side). Positive for BV, treated but still itchy. Worse at night. No STDs. Have had for over a month. Worse day after intercourse?

Itchy red labia (1 side). Positive for BV, treated but still itchy. Worse at night. No STDs. Have had for over a month. Worse day after intercourse?

Yeast?: I suspect you have more than just bacterial vaginosis (BV). The main symptoms of BV are abnormal odor (often "fishy" and sometimes strongest after sex) and white or gray discharge, but not itching or irritation. Yeast infection (candidacies) is the most common cause of those symptoms and can be triggered by the antibiotics used to treat BV. Contact the doctor or clinic managing your BV. ...Read more

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Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Treat it: You have a yeast infection. Anti-fungal medications are readily available for you without a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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Gross itchy, red, swollen, crust labia, what to do?

Gross itchy, red, swollen, crust labia, what to do?

See a doctor: It sounds like vulvovaginitis, a fancy term for inflammation and infection in the vagina and perineum. You need a doctor to decide if testing and/or medications will be necessary. If you have abdominal pain or fever as well, go to er. ...Read more

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White discharge red itchy labia?

YEAST INFECTION: It sounds as if you have a yeast inection. Try an over the counter medication like monistat. If that doesnt work, you need a gyn exam. ...Read more

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Itchy labia, red.Saw the doctor and it was not an infection.She did not see anything abnormal and left it. Asked what it could be, no answer. HPV?

Itchy labia, red.Saw the doctor and it was not an infection.She did not see anything abnormal and left it. Asked what it could be, no answer. HPV?

Not HPV. Yeast?: HPV infections don't cause itching or redness; for sure that's not it. Yeast infection is the most common cause of such symptoms, and can be difficult to document even with careful evaluation by expert doctors. Allergy may be possible, e.g. to vaginal perfumes, soap, spermicide, or latex condoms. Speak with your doctor about trying yeast treatment; effective ones are available over the counter. ...Read more

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WateryClear odorless vaginal discharge and itchiness and redness, rash on labia minora. second time in month. I have a single partner, he has no sympt?

WateryClear odorless vaginal discharge and itchiness and redness, rash on labia minora. second time in month. I have a single partner, he has no sympt?

MD must see: You need to see a GYN MD so that your symptoms can be accurately evaluated and treated. vulvar and labial rashes can be caused by many entities. ...Read more

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Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue. ...Read more