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I can't bear the vagina itch.Pharmacists & dr. Clinics are still closed.Is there anything i can do at home that will relive the itch for sometime?
I recently developed 3 small VERY painful sores on my genitals. Right under the vagina; the skin between the vagina and anus. I noticed them when I went to urinate and it was almost unbearable. I immediately went to the nearest clinic where they took a sw
Genital herpes: The herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes genital herpes. Sexual contact is the primary way that the virus spreads. After the initial infection, the virus lies dormant in your body and can reactivate several times a year. There's no cure for genital herpes, but medications can ease symptoms and reduce the risk of infecting others. The diagnosis is confirmed by viral culture. See your PCP to discuss ...Read more
Hi, recently I went to a std clinic and they examined my vagina etc. but as I went to sit on the couch/bed where they examined me I sat on a part of the couch without any couch roll/tissue and I panicked thinking if someone before me with HIV sat in the s
My vagina was very moist yesterday and when I got home I found a painless small pimple like bump on labia majora? When shall I go Gum clinic?
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more
No.: Oil of olay is designed for external usage only. If you have shaved and require a moisturizer of some sort, you can apply externally but not inside the vagina. Depending on your age, you may experience occasional dryness which can be alleviated by certain prescription medication, but please see you doctor first to discuss. I hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more