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Pcos. No preg.Gyn tested, no stds. Clear watery vaginal discharge. Can soak panties. Light labial itching. Other causes? Smell sim to apple juice.
Normal or bacterial: could be normal. theoretically a woman can have all sorts of vaginal discharge throughout her cycle. You may have just become more aware of it. or could be bacterial vaginosis - not an STD. usually white discharge. can smell fishy after sex. No big deal, but if it bothers you, see MD to get Rx. ...Read more
Is washing the genitalia with dettol a good idea? i am a 22 yr old female and have been doing this as it itches uncontrollably.
No! ↑es vaginitis: A crucial part of immune system strategy for preventing skin/mucous membrane problems is favoring growth of bacteria which out-compete other potentially harmful organisms. There is little evidence that antibacterial agents promoted to the public have any benefit over soap & water; indeed often ? problems. This is especially true for vaginal/labial tissues in which lactobacilli prevent pathogens. ...Read more
My labia is very itchy. It feels like I have a large mass tucked into my left labia. No other changes. Just my left labia itches and has a swollen mas?
Needs an exam: One needs to see this to be able to offer advice. Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Itching makes one thick of a yeast infection. A labial mass makes one think of a bartholin cyst. Herpes can also cause itching and swelling. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not...: Skin may itch because it's dry and is crying out for more moisture. But what's the texture of your skin when it itches? What's the color? Does scratching make it stop itching or make it itch more? If moisturizer/lotion gives you no relief, follow up with your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Polymorphic light: Eruption, which is condition that occurs in reaction to sunlight on the skin, a rash happens and it's itchy, it's not dangerous though, you need to protect your skin by wearing sun-screen, long sleeves and hat, avoid direct sun exposure,Hydrocortisone cream OTC can help with the itching, see a Dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel as if there are little stickers under my skin every where....It itches everywhere. What can this be?
Yes: There are 2 ways to relieve itching-external topical treatment and internal medications. Applying cold compresses or taking cool shower will give some immediate temporary relief. Anti-itch creams such as benadryl, calamine, lanacaine and hdrocortisone will give more long lasting relief. Oral antihistamines will provide the most effective relief. If needed topical treatments can be use while taking oral agent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer