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She had itchy vagina near opening tenderness,little red,no discharge,no pain. I have hsv2 and so scarred to transmit her via toilet. Could be herps?

She had itchy vagina near opening tenderness,little red,no discharge,no pain. I have hsv2 and so scarred to transmit her via toilet. Could be herps?

HSV2: If you are having unprotected sex and you have HSV 2 then you can definitely transmit it to her. It is not likely to be trasmitted by the use of a toilet. Her symptoms do not currently sound like herpes because herpes is usually very painful. ...Read more

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Vaginal Itching (Definition)

Vaginal itching is a symptom in which a person feels itchy in her vagina, usually due to some bacterial or other type of infection, but can also be due to inadequate estrogen, leading to dryness and thinness of the skin at the ...Read more


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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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Hello, I've got a spotty, red, burning and itchy rash around my vagina opening and wondering if it was thrush or not?

Hello, I've got a spotty, red, burning and itchy rash around my vagina opening and wondering if it was thrush or not?

Get tested: The only way to know is to get tested. Many different things can cause these symptoms. It would not hurt to try using an over the counter yeast cream but it would delay and possibly make the diagnosis more difficult. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy vagina?

Why do I have itchy vagina?

May be an infection: Vaginal itching can have several causes. You may have a dermatologic condition. Or you may have an infection. The possible causes vary based on your age and risk factors. Your doctor can examine you and may run some tests to determine what is causing the problem. Until you see your doctor, you can try over-the-counter anti-itch creams. These may ease the itching but will not treat/cure the cause. ...Read more

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What causes a itchy vagina?

What causes a itchy vagina?

Lots of things...: ...From a yeast infection to an allergy to lubricants or sexual devices or whatever. There are also systemic causes, such as a hormone deficiency. Let your gynecologist examine you and give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Reasons for a mildly itchy vagina?

Reasons for a mildly itchy vagina?

Itchy vulva: One reason could be the soap you use for cleansing, another one could be a yeast infection. This is a common infection in your women. Signs can be vulvar itch, along with thick white vaginal discharge. There are over the counter treatments for this. If symptoms persist, see a physician. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with an itchy vagina?

What could be wrong with an itchy vagina?

Vaginitis..: Vaginitis is a common/generic term for inflammation in/on the vagina area. It could be from infection such as yeast, BV (bacterial vaginosis), and std such as chlamydia, or from chemical irritation due to feminine hygiene products. If just itching outside, it could be dry skin, fungal infection, or the so tabooed crabs as pictured here. So, get it checked out by doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get an itchy vagina at night time?

Why do I get an itchy vagina at night time?

Allergies/infection: There are many possibilities. The vulvar area is prone to environmental sensitivities, like allergies, that can cause itching. Why at night? Maybe you are sensitive to the laundry soap your sheets are washed in? Infections, such as an external yeast infection, or pubic lice, or even pinworm, are all possibilities. Get examined to rule those out. ...Read more