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What can it be if you have itchiness in your vagina and labia minora and also red spots in those areas?

What can it be if you have itchiness in your vagina and labia minora and also red spots in those areas?

See your gynecologis: There are several causes of itchiness. A common cause is irritation from new soaps or condoms. Yeast infections can also cause itiching and skin breakdown. Other causes like bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas need to be diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Your best bet is to be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
Daily
Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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Apparently I have a staph infection, my vagina is itchy and red spots which turn into whiteheads keep popping up in diff places. What does this mean?

Apparently I have a staph infection, my vagina is itchy and red spots which turn into whiteheads keep popping up in diff places. What does this mean?

?Folliculitis: This sounds like folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Staph can cause it. But there are other things that can cause a folliculitis. You should have the contents of one of these "whiteheads" cultured to be sure it is staph before you accept an antibiotic. And if you shave your bikini area it could be you are spreading the problem. So, stop shaving for now, get treatment and new razors. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina .It is very itchy , what is it

I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina .It is very itchy , what is it

Itchy spot: An itchy spot on the vulva can be many things. Yeast or fungal infection, insect bite, allergic reaction, etc. Try antifungal and or Hydrocortisone cream. If not better within a week, get it checked by a gyn specialist. ...Read more

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My vagina area has been itchy, dry &red. there's a red spot on my vulva, flat not a bump. I was prescribed antibiotics recently. What could this be?

My vagina area has been itchy, dry &red. there's a red spot on my vulva, flat not a bump. I was prescribed antibiotics recently. What could this be?

Yeast infection: With recent antibiotic use, the most likely explanation is a yeast infection in the vagina. Try an OTC treatment for 7 days or see your doctor for the prescription pill, Diflucan. If the red, flat spot doesn't go away after treatment, get seen by an OB/GYN for further examination to determine what that spot is. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused ?

2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused ?

Could be: These could definitely be because of shaving, just irritation. At the same time, if you had unprotected sex, you need to watch the spots, and if they grow, start to weep or have pus, please see your primary care provider. In the future, please use protection. ...Read more

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