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My vagina is very itchy and sore and sometimes red what could this be?

My vagina is very itchy and sore and sometimes red what could this be?

Bacterial or yeast: Common causes for this are bacterial vaginitis or a yeast infection. Other more worrisome infections can also cause this, so if over-the-counter yeast medicine doesn't work quickly, see your doctor. Other less common reasons are allergic reactions to condoms or lubricants. ...Read more

Severe Itching (Definition)

Severe itching is a symptom in which a person has extreme itching on part or all of his body. Itching can be due to allergic reactions, drug side ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
Daily
Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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My anus is very itchy an wet, and my vagina is very itchy but its sore and dry. Help me.

My anus is very itchy an wet, and my vagina is very itchy but its sore and dry. Help me.

Yeast: This sounds like it could be a yeast infection. You may want to see a doctor or nurse practioner to confirm that it's yeast, or you could try some over the counter antifungal cream and see if it makes vagina feel better. Cream can be applied to vulva and anal area as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been very concern because I have little spots in my vagina. And sometimes it gets very itchy and irritating and sore. Most of the times it smell.

I've been very concern because I have little spots in my vagina. And sometimes it gets very itchy and irritating and sore. Most of the times it smell.

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and lesions on the vagina need to be evaluated in person. What you are describing is highly concerning for genital herpes. This needs to be evaluated. Vaginal odor can be bacterial vaginosis or an std. Please schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina .It is very itchy , what is it

I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina .It is very itchy , what is it

Itchy spot: An itchy spot on the vulva can be many things. Yeast or fungal infection, insect bite, allergic reaction, etc. Try antifungal and or Hydrocortisone cream. If not better within a week, get it checked by a gyn specialist. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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Since few days my vagina is very red and swollen. It's also very itchy and when I finally scratch it it even starts to bleed a bit. No sexual contact?

Since few days my vagina is very red and swollen. It's also very itchy and when I finally scratch it it even starts to bleed a bit. No sexual contact?

Infection?: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. Recommend getting medically checked to know what is going on. Take care. ...Read more

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