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The entrance to my vagina is dry and itchy during my period. It starts the day before my period then clears up after. Test results neg for infections?

The entrance to my vagina is dry and itchy during my period. It starts the day before my period then clears up after. Test results neg for infections?

Could be: The driness and itching at the vaginal opening during your period could be due to a sensitivity to the pads or tampons you are using. Try avoiding those with any deodorants or perfumes. If that doesn't work, there are some autoimmune conditions that are effected by the change in hormone levels. You will need to be seen to look into this possibility. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My vagina Is very dry and itchy what should I do?

My vagina Is very dry and itchy what should I do?

Yeast?: You may have a vaginal yeast infection which is the most common cause of itching. Yeast creams are available over the counter. If it does not get better with yeast medication then you will need to see a doctor to determine if something else is causing it. ...Read more

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Every month for several days usually around when ovulation predictor tests positive my vagina gets very dry and itchy, what is causing this?

Every month for several days usually around when ovulation predictor tests positive my vagina gets very dry and itchy, what is causing this?

Progesterone: Progesterone changes the vaginal cells among other things. Yeast living in your vagina may be particularly sensitive to the change in hormonal milieu, and cause the mild recurtebt inflammatory symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi I had chlymidia and was treat it with a antibiotic 1 weeks ago but now my vagina is dry and very itchy. What can I use please?

Hi I had chlymidia and was treat it with a antibiotic 1 weeks ago but now my vagina is dry and very itchy. What can I use please?

Maybe yeast: Yeast is more likely to grow after taking antibiotics. It can cause itching and irritation. Try an over-the-counter yeast medicine first. If that doesn't work, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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After one week of menstruation, my vagina is so dry and itchy. What could be the cause?

After one week of menstruation, my vagina is so dry and itchy. What could be the cause?

Vulvar or vaginal?: If it is vulvar dryness and itching, irritation from tampons and pads, especially the products have been kept in place too long. Intravaginal itching/dryness may be due to a vaginal infection or the low estrogen level of the menstrual phase. ...Read more

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My vagina feels irritaded dry and itchy I was treated for yeast infection two weeks ago could I still have it?

My vagina feels irritaded dry and itchy I was treated for yeast infection two weeks ago could I still have it?

You could: Be seen and examined, and your doctor can determine if you need to be retreated, or if you have another condition. ...Read more

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My vagina has been dry, itchy, and my clitoris seems red, swollen and very sensitive. Never had sex and NO thick clumpy discharge. Been a week?

My vagina has been dry, itchy, and my clitoris seems red, swollen and very sensitive. Never had sex and NO thick clumpy discharge. Been a week?

You may have: Yeast infection from taking antibiotics or a secondary infection. Or bacterial infection or an infected cyst. Please get to a healthcare provider for assistance with diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap! ...Read more

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Lately my vagina has being dry and itchy. Somewhat peeling I've recently try to apply lotion for dry skin & baby oil. Haven't change routine.

Lately my vagina has being dry and itchy. Somewhat peeling I've recently try to apply lotion for dry skin & baby oil. Haven't change routine.

U may try OTC KY: Jelly for lubrication but consider seeing a gyn to find out the cause - it could be meds side effect (decongestants from cough/ cold meds), frequent douching, smoking, lack of estrogen (uncommon with your young age), sjogren's etc. Best wishes! ://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vaginal-dryness/ds00550/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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Since I been with my new bf my vaginas been dry and sometimes itchy (itches more during sex) with a foul smell. No other symptoms.

Since I been with my new bf my vaginas been dry and sometimes itchy (itches more during sex) with a foul smell. No other symptoms.

Go to the doctor: It surely sounds like you have an infection. Please go see your physician for the appropriate exam and testing. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to treat irritation to my vagina? It's just like dry and itchy. No pain while peeing but this has been going on for awhile

What are some home remedies to treat irritation to my vagina? It's just like dry and itchy. No pain while peeing but this has been going on for awhile

Eating: Yogurt can help maintain good bacteria. I generally recommend 3 or more times a week. I don't recommend placing the yogurt directly into the vagina. ...Read more

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My vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong? Ok I haven't had sex in 6 months and my vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong?

My vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong? Ok I haven't had sex in 6 months and my vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong?

Hello.: Hello. You may have a yeast or other vaginal infection. If you are post menopausal, you may have fewer vaginal secretions with drying of the tissues which have likely thinned. There may be inflammation of the urethra which is causing pain with urination. It would be prudent to have this evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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My vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong? Ok I haven't had sex in 6 months and my vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong?

My vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong? Ok I haven't had sex in 6 months and my vagina is dry and raw and itchy and it burns to pee sometimes. What's wrong?

You: You may be dealing with a vaginal yeast infection, vaginal atrophy (if you are in or close to menopause) or a bacterial infection that has irritated the vaginal mucosa. You should see your primary care provider or gynecologist for an examination, testing, and treatment as deemed necessary.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do if my vagina is red, swollen, dry, hot, and itchy. What's wrong with me?

What can I do if my vagina is red, swollen, dry, hot, and itchy. What's wrong with me?

See your doctor: These symptoms can be indicative of something as simple as a yeast infection or may indicate something more serious is progressing. A situation like this should be evaluated by a doctor so that these serious issues can be ruled out. ...Read more

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Sometimes the smooth spot between my vagina and bottom gets very dry, itchy, raw, sometimes little rash, and even bleeds? Any idea what it could be?!

Sometimes the smooth spot between my vagina and bottom gets very dry, itchy, raw, sometimes little rash, and even bleeds? Any idea what it could be?!

Perineal skin: The most important issue is to show the area to your gyn for evaluation to make sure that there are no malignant changes. Try an otc antifungal and then a steroid creme until you get in to the gyn. ...Read more

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After sex with my bf my vagina became very dry and a little itchy and sore we have no other sex partners. This happens occasionly after sex sumtimes?

After sex with my bf my vagina became very dry and a little itchy and sore we have no other sex partners. This happens occasionly after sex sumtimes?

Several possibilitie: In today's world, so many women are hypothalamic. Typically thin, triplea personality, with history of excessive aerobic exercise or very low weight etc. These women have much lower estrogen and end up with vaginal dryness much like menopause (atrophy). We see many such pts and ocp's makes it worse. Need vaginal estrogen high dose. Otherwise need rule out infections like bv, trichomonas etc. ...Read more

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I have a smell coming from my vagina an it won't stay dry sometimes itchy some discharge I always have a smell coming from my privates and I have notice it won't stay dry

I have a smell coming from my vagina an it won't stay dry sometimes itchy some discharge I always have a smell coming from my privates and I have notice it won't stay dry

The: The most common reason for bad smelling discharge in a woman in a monogamous relationship is bacterial vaginosis (bv). Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease, but is an imbalance between the "good" and "bad" bacterial that normally live in the vagina. Douching and having sex can put you at risk since both activities cause a change in the vaginal environment leading to an overgrowth of "bad" bacteria. Many women will complain of a fishy odor, increased discharge and a few may even have itching and discomfort. You should give your doctor a call to see if you have bv. The doctor can test your vaginal discharge to know for certain whether you have it or not. Bv is typically treated with a short course of antibiotics.

If you are sexually active, there is a chance you could have a sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichamonas. Based on your history, your doctor may test you for these, also. ...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 (fluconazole). 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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My vagina is always so itchy and dry, please help what could it be?

My vagina is always so itchy and dry, please help what could it be?

Several reasons: Of course, this may be related to infection if of recent onset. Estrogen deficiency may be contributing as well. See your doctor to delineate between the two. ...Read more

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My vagina is really itchy and dry. What can I do?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more