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Grey discharge, red, swollen, itchy, burning vagina. What are the most reasonable causes for this?

Grey discharge, red, swollen, itchy, burning vagina. What are the most reasonable causes for this?

Yeast: Swollen/itchy/burning suggest yeast infection, but it is impossible to say without being tested/examined, could be std's as well. ...Read more

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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Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Most likely a yeast: Infection, could be bacterial or allergic or herpes or other causes, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl i would do an exam and cultures for yeast bact and herpes and most likely start treating u for yeast until i get the cultures back and u can take Benadryl which should not hurt anything to help with some of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Avoid heavy detergents and soaps
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Avoid tight,t constrictive, non-breathable clothing
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Eat a diet low in sugars and carbohydrates
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Take probiotics
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Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Infection?: Swelling and itchiness can be signs of candida infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

One possibility:: 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. ...Read more

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Woke up with a swollen itchy vagina. Little yellowish discharge. Due for menstrual tomorrow?

Woke up with a swollen itchy vagina. Little yellowish discharge. Due for menstrual tomorrow?

Be examined: I suggest you have a pelvic exam and vaginal cultures done to make certain that you do not have a vaginal infection. Yellow discharge and a swollen itchy vagina is not normal. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

The vaginal is self-cleaning. Avoid harsh douches
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When toileting, wipe front to back to avoid spreading germs to vagina.
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Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fiber, vegetables and protein.
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Add a probiotic food like yougurt, sauerkraut, kimchee to your diet
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I have an itchy vagina or shall i say a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

I have an itchy vagina or shall i say  a vaginal itch. What shall I do to stop the itching, burning and redness?

Yeast: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Start with an over the counter yeast cream. If not improving schedule a visit. ...Read more

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