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Recently, my wife complains of feeling pepperish during sexual intercouse and complains of itches arround her private part, what is happening to her?

Recently, my wife complains of feeling pepperish during sexual intercouse and complains of itches arround her private part, what is happening to her?

Yeast infection: She very well may have a yeast infection. She could be expressing less lubrication when aroused and it may be helpful to use additional lube. The word "peppery" is throwing me a bit. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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I have white bumps attached inside my vagina and it itches really bad! I am sexually active but never had problems before last week?

I have white bumps attached inside my vagina and it itches really bad! I am sexually active but never had problems before last week?

Possible infection: This symptoms are concerning of an infection of your vagina. Since you are sexually active you are at higher risk for these infections. This could be the result of a yeast infection which is not sexually transmitted. No matter the cause you should go to your doctor or an urgent care to prevent this possible infection from spreading and causing serious side effects.
Always use a condom! ...Read more

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I have rashes in my vaginal area. It burns and itches all the time. What can it be? And what can I do to treat it? P.S. I am not sexually active.

I have rashes in my vaginal area. It burns and itches all the time. What can it be? And what can I do to treat it? P.S. I am not sexually active.

Yeast Infection: It may be caused by yeast infection. You can use1% Clotrimazole cream plus 1%hydrocortisone cream both available withour prescription, use twice a day, or zeasorp -af powder apply twice a day, and for itching you can take 10 mgm zyrtec (cetirizine) available over the counter if itching is really bad, and if it does not clear up, see your doctor or gynecologist.Keep the area as dry as possible. ...Read more

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I'm not sexually active and have not had any sexual contact. I never shaved pubic hair & sometimes my pubic hair itches. Is this crabs?

I'm not sexually active and have not had any sexual contact. I never shaved pubic hair & sometimes my pubic hair itches. Is this crabs?

Probably not: This is probably not the case unless you see something "moving" when you notice the itching, You can always have a MD check out the area for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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Vagina opening mildly itches. It's not unbearable or severe. This happened after first encounter of sexual intercourse. What could it be?

Vagina opening mildly itches. It's not unbearable or severe. This happened after first encounter of sexual intercourse. What could it be?

Vaginal itch: Vaginal itching is often due to a yeast infection, but since your symptoms are so mild it could be due to some minor irritation. You could try applying an antiyeast cream recommended over the counter by your pharmacist. However if symptoms persist, see your gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I was sexually active, and took "take action" and now the outer part of my vagina itches reallyy bad and it burns when urinating, what could this be??

I was sexually active, and took "take action" and now the outer part of my vagina itches reallyy bad and it burns when urinating, what could this be??

STD: It is possible that you acquired a sexually transmitted infection like herpes. It would be prudent for you to see your doctor for an evaluation. Among other things, get HPV vaccination. ...Read more

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Itching inside penis I am 22. Not sexually active. I have recently noticed that there is an itching on the inside of my penis. There is no puss or unusual discharge and no smell or discoloration. It just itches. I only notice it if I think about it. I've

Itching inside penis I am 22. Not sexually active. I have recently noticed that there is an itching on the inside of my penis. There is no puss or unusual discharge and no smell or discoloration. It just itches. I only notice it if I think about it. I've

A: A urinary tract infection (UTI) needs to be ruled out. A visit with your primary care provider will likely include an exam and testing. A urine sample will be sent for analysis and culture. On the other hand and allergic cause should also be considered. Are you using any new soaps or lotions on your penis? In the meantime you can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and monitor for relief prior to visiting your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I found something like a boil in inner lips or labia. About 1cm. No pain and no itches. What is this? Am not sexually active. Any infection?

I found something like a boil in inner lips or labia. About 1cm. No pain and no itches. What is this? Am not sexually active. Any infection?

Cyst?: This may be a Bartholin's cyst or other benign structure. If it gets worse or you develop more symptoms it might be helpful to have a doctor examine you and diagnose this appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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My anus itches when I poop. Kind of mucusy when I wipe. Itches a little after I poop as well. I have ibs. Is this IBS or what? Can I still be sexually acti

My anus itches when I poop. Kind of mucusy when I wipe. Itches a little after I poop as well. I have ibs. Is this IBS or what? Can I still be sexually acti

Pruritus ani: Pruritus ani (also known as anusitis) is the irritation of the skin at the exit of the rectum, known as the anus, causing the desire to scratch. The intensity of anal itching increases from moisture, pressure, and rubbing. At worst, anal itching causes intolerable discomfort that often is accompanied by burning and soreness. It is estimated that up to 5% of people get this. Avoid anal sex 4 comfort ...Read more

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30wks pregnant. Currently not sexually active. Vagina itches &burns constantly especially when I shower and pee. No irregular discharge. What is this?

30wks pregnant. Currently not sexually active. Vagina itches &burns constantly especially when I shower and pee. No irregular discharge. What is this?

Yeast Infection: It sure sounds like a common fungal or yeast infection. Medications to treat this are readily available at the drug store or other stores where vitamins and over the counter medications are sold. ...Read more

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My vagina has been very itchy but the inner part, it stings and itches but it doesn't bug when I pee. And I'm not sexually active, what does that mean?

My vagina has been very itchy but the inner part, it stings and itches but it doesn't bug when I pee. And I'm not sexually active, what does that mean?

Itchy vagina: Since you are not sexually active, the likely explanation is that something coming in contact with your genital region is irritating your vaginal tissue. This could be anything from the toilet paper you use, to dryer sheets residue on your panties, to chemicals in the pads or tampons that you use. You also can get things like yeast infections without being sexually active, so might need to see doc ...Read more

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I have two types of white spots on my penis but not on the head. No itches and pains Had it since young. Not circumcised, nvr had sexual intercourse?

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I have two types of white spots on my penis but not on the head. No itches and pains Had it since young. Not circumcised, nvr had sexual intercourse?

May be inborn...: Clearly & clinically, these discolored spots on your penile skin could represent an inborn innocuous skin change as demonstrated in history - called vitiligo or leukodermia. Nevertheless, having a direct look is still the must for deducing right diagnosis for right care, which would be do nothing. More? Contact wwwlHealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them evaluated), And use BC and condoms to protect against STI's and pregnancy (unless you want to be pregnant). Good luck. ...Read more

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My vagina has been very itchy but the inner (lips)part, it stings and itches but it doesn't bug when I pee. I'm not sexually active, I'm a virgin?

My vagina has been very itchy but the inner (lips)part, it stings and itches but it doesn't bug when I pee. I'm not sexually active, I'm a virgin?

It sounds like it: Could be a yeast infection or an irritation. The irritation could be from tight clothing, wet bathing suits, dance leotards, staying in sports or exercise clothing. Please see your doctor so this can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get jock itch on your face following close sexual contact with an individual who has jock itch in their groin?

Is it possible to get jock itch on your face following close sexual contact with an individual who has jock itch in their groin?

Yes: If your face was exposed to a skin fungal infection in a groin, you may be susceptible to getting a fungal infection on your face, particularly if you have any open or abraded areas from shaving, trauma, acne or other reasons. It can be dry, red, scaly or acne-like and is usually responsive to topical anti-fungals or oral physician prescribed medications. ...Read more

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Why when I have jock itch, and now is retorning, but my sexual partner never got it from me only myself, she is clean of all skin and sexual infection?

Why when I have jock itch, and now is retorning, but my sexual partner never got it from me only myself, she is clean of all skin and sexual infection?

Not sexual: Jock itch or tinia cruex in medical jargon, is from a skin fungal infection that develops on wet irritated skin. The skin between the scrotum and the thighs can chaff and stay sweaty which is a set up for this. Topical anti fungal like lotrimin (clotrimazole) works. Wicking friction reducing active clothing will help. ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole (or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated, gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more