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My Vulva Is Irritated
I am 53 and in the stages of menopause, but my vulva feels irritated, no bumps or rash, just a feeling, should i worry about this?
Lowering estrogen: Your estrogen levels are falling during this menopausal stage and as such your vulva is dependent upon the hormone for its; "wellbeing". Have your GYN MD evaluate the vulva to be certain there are no lesions or other infection causes for the irritation. If that is negative and you desire some form of relief from the irritation, ask your MD about topical medication for the same. ...Read more
Why is my vulva irritated and stinging and burning ? && I have non odor discharge just white & thick
Yeast Infection: Stop the hydrocortisone. That is perhaps the worst thing you can put on an infection. You have a common yeast or fungal infection. Your mom can show you where to get the medication to help you get better. They are available at all drug and grocery stores where you live. ...Read more
My vulva is dry and irritated most of the time not just during sex. is this considered vaginal dryness even tho inside vagina is moist? non Hrt sugges
My vulva is red and gets irritated. Does vulvodynia usually make the vulva red? It doesn't hurt to have sex. Although it sometimes hurts in the front
No petroleum jelly: Oil based lubricants can trap bacteria against the vulva and make worse an irritated situation. The cause of the vulvar irritation is overly aggressive vulvar cleansing- so stop it!. Use an over the counter hydrocortisone cream on the area after washing very gently with Dove, Caress or Ivory soaps which are very mild and not likely to irritate the vulva. ...Read more
Go see: Your OB gyn doctor and get things checked out. ...Read more
Itchy and irritated vulva on and off for months. Have been diagnosed with hpv a few years ago .What could it be? Not sexualy active
Here are some...: To affirm a Dx for itchy irritated vulva needs a detailed review on the history of onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, recurrence, etc. + a direct look at the moment of recurrence. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doc for reaching right Dx for right Rx... ...Read more
I have a small red spot on my vulva. It is painless, itchless and not irritated. Could something like this be Herpes?
Gyno gave me procort cream for irritated vulva, anal area with burning that comes and goes.Is this safe for this area? How long can I use on vag area?
Irritated, itchy vulva. The only thing that soothes it is an ice cube. What is it? Is it an allergy to soap?
Both: Without any lesion observed, I think irritation from soap, particularly scented soap should be considered. On the other hand, it may also be from dry skin and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area immediately after bathing to see it this helps. If not, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a lot of white vaginal discharge and your skin is red and irritated around my vulva?
I've had a very irritated vulva with itching & swelling. I sprayed a perfume on my underwear could this be the cause of it or something more serious?
Irritated vulva skin. No infection. will aquaphor help? Tried vaseline, not much relief. How is aquaphor on vulva skin?
Red patch on vulva, feels dry. No pain, no pus or blister. Feels irritated. Had feeling last year near same area test showed no herpes. What is it?
See answer: The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems which are highly treatable, but the treatment depends on the specific cause. Local irritants and allergens, of which there are many, are most common cause of vulvar dermatitis. Vulvar eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, and lichen sclerosis are specific dermatitis types that can cause red patch. Topical steroids most common rx. Recommend gyne exam. ...Read more
I have irritated vulva skin, not inside vagina. I have tried vaseline. It has not helped much. will aquaphor help? How good is this to use on vulva
Test first: I would suggest seeing a gynecologists. Sometimes over irritation can manifest as other more serious disease states. If the testing shows nothing then Aquaphor may help. In general with any creams you have to be careful to not irritate the inside linings of the mucous membranes-for example inside your mouth., inside the vagina skin linings ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer