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I am having occasional vaginal itching, cloudy and fished (tuna) scented urine, and occasional cloudy discharge, what could it be?

I am having occasional vaginal itching, cloudy and fished (tuna) scented urine, and occasional cloudy discharge, what could it be?

Bacterial vaginosis: You may be describing bacterial vaginosis. Check out http://www. Familydoctor. Co.nz/categories/womens-health/bacterial-vaginosis-gardnerella-a-patients-guide/ then see your Family Doc or GYN for evaluation & appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Can using baby wipes help with occasional vaginal itching and help prevent yeast infections?

Can using baby wipes help with occasional vaginal itching and help prevent yeast infections?

May be: Help with the itch, but won't help prevent yeast infection, if you do have it, antifungal creams OTC would help, if no improvement you need to see your doctor/gynecologist, wish you wellness ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching, occasional headaches, no discharge. I am on antibiotics for acne and am taking Flonase. What do I do to get rid of the itching?

I have vaginal itching, occasional headaches, no discharge. I am on antibiotics for acne and am taking Flonase. What do I do to get rid of the itching?

Which antibiotic?: Which antibiotic? More than one??? Dose? Other meds? Birth control? Probably you will do much better with spironolactone than with any antibiotic. Adult women with acne usually get much better result with the antiandrogen, and seldom have side effects. Also it is safer and less expensive. Not to be used if pregnant or kidney failure. The main thing is to stop antibiotic (s) and tell the DR. ...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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For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

Use antibacterial: Two causes of itching is monilial infection which is helped by monista cream
other common cause is bacterial infection
take metronidazole cream for 5 days to get rid of it ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

See GYN: Many potential causes including contact allergy to vaginal cream, latex, or even semen. Yeast infection may occasionally cause itching as well. Need to get examined by a GYN> ...Read more

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Does funbact-a be used for vaginal itching?

There are causes: For itching other than infection. 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. See your doctor if uncertain about the cause of your itching. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic vaginal itching?

What are the causes of chronic vaginal itching?

Different causes: Tbis can represent chronic infection with yeast, bacterial overgrowth. There are several chronic inflammatory conditions such as lichen planus, lichen sclerosis. The diagnosis may require a culture and or biopsy to determine approriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching. What should I do for this.?

Vaginal itch: The female genitals is composed of the inside mucous membrane, the vagina, and the outside skin, the vulva, and both can be affected by disease and have symptoms, like itching or pain or leakage. The vagina accepts a penis, or atongue, or a finger, during sex, and these can introduce an infection, which can itch. The outside skin can itch from soaps, and lotions. You may need a doctor. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have vaginal itching?

Could it be something bad if I have vaginal itching?

Unlikely: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a yeast infection, which is not dangerous. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. If your symptoms do not go away, you might consider seeing a doctor to evaluate the problem since it could be a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to overcome vaginal itching?

How to overcome vaginal itching?

Determine the source: Vaginal itching can come from different types of infections, laundry detergents, or vaginal hygiene (products). Once the source of the itch has been diagnosed, there is likely a remedy. ...Read more

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Could soap cause vaginal itching?

Not likely.: It is best NOT to put soap in the vagina. ...Read more

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Will neosporin cure vaginal itching?

Most likely not.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Is vaginal itching normal during ovulation?

Is vaginal itching normal during ovulation?

Vaginal Itch: The better question: "is it normal for you to have vaginal itching during your ovulatory cycle with menstruation on a monthly basis? " if not, then you might need to see your doctor or an allergist if you are developing a rash with this. ...Read more

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Any advice on how to treat vaginal itching?

Any advice on how to treat vaginal itching?

First determine: Reason. See your doctor to find out the cause. The cause can then be treated. ...Read more

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What is a common reason for vaginal itching?

What is a common reason for vaginal itching?

Many: Some include various types of infections. Also allergic reactions to soaps, detergents, body washes and tampons to name a few. Also some are allergic to the latex in codoms. ...Read more

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I'm worried about vaginal itching after sex?

Part of this could: Be due to inadequate lubrication during sex - leading to friction against vaginal tissues. You could have a yeast infection. 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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Can external hemorroids cause vaginal itching?

Rarely: If the hemorrhoids are secreting fluid and/or it is hard to maintain proper hygiene then yes, hemorrhoids could contribute to irritation and itch to the groin area. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal itching/burning for a week?

I have had vaginal itching/burning for a week?

Possibly yeast. ..: Could be a yeast infection but an itchy vagina can be caused by lots of conditions, such as skin problems, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormones levels, to mention only a few. There's a long list. So it's best to see your doctor to find out the cause and best treatment for you ...Read more

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My vaginal itching sometimes put no discharge?

Yeast infection: It is common to have a yeast infection with vaginal itching but no discharge. You can try one of the over the counter yeast meds, but if it continues you will need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can using a panty liner cause vaginal itching?

Yes: It is possible that a panty liner or a pad can cause vaginal itching. For some women the chemicals or materials in pads cause an irritation or allergic reaction. For other women the pad holds moisture up against the skin and that causes itching or irritation. ...Read more

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I'm worried about vaginal itching and discharge?

Get eval.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What is the best cream to use for vaginal itching?

What is the best cream to use for vaginal itching?

Please see your Dr.: Vaginal itching can have a number of different causes. Before treatment, a diagnosis has to be made. Fragrances and dyes in products used in the area, including laundry detergents, fabric softeners, pads, wipes, soaps, etc. Can cause itching. So can vaginal yeast or other infections and several inflammatory skin conditions. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can soaking in baking soda relieve vaginal itching?

For a short time: Other ways to relieve vaginal itch or irritation can include ice (or frozen peas) or cool water or aveeno (oatmeal) soaks. This will likely be temporary. However it's important to know what's causing the itching, whether a vaginal infection such as yeast or an irritation reaction to soap or pads or another reason. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What's good to use for a vaginal itching and burning?

Anitfungal: Over the counter antifungal is likely best. Itching is usually a sign of a yeast infection. Generic brands are just as effective as name brands. Typically come with an insert to use in the vagina. Cream can also be applied to the outer vulva if you are having itching there as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Will taking penicillin for 2 weeks cause vaginal itching?

Will taking penicillin for 2 weeks cause vaginal itching?

Quite common: Unfortuntately many people suffer yeast infection during/after treatment wiht an antibitotic. Antibiotics can be quite useful to treat bacterial infections, but they kill off the bad as well as the good bugs. Vaginally, the lactobacili are good guys, but often get destroyed while the woman is taking antibiotic, thus can result in yeast infection. Otc i.e. Monistat may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

Vaginal Itching (Definition)

= unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin/ ...Read more