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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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Mild vaginal itch week after period. Treated with Monistat 1 (tioconazole) on Tuesday. All symptoms went away. It is Thursday and I have a slight itch again?

Mild vaginal itch week after period. Treated with Monistat 1 (tioconazole) on Tuesday. All symptoms went away. It is Thursday and I have a slight itch again?

See your doctor.: If you had some relief with the Monistat, that'll likely be a good choice. But if one day wasn't enough, see your doctor so that all the options can be considered. ...Read more

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Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itching?

What causes vaginal itching?

Yeast?: There are many things that can cause vaginal itching. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are a trichomonas infection and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. Your Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I need help with vaginal itching?

See gynecologist: To determine the cause ; an appropriate treatment plan. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more