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How can I the stop a vaginal itch caused by nuvaring?

How can I the stop a vaginal itch caused by nuvaring?

Take it out: If you are convinced this is the cause (and this has been well reported), you may want to consider another means of birth control. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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What causes vaginal itch?

What causes vaginal itch?

Usually yeast: Usually yeast but other things. See dermatologist or gynecologist to find out. ...Read more

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Can having too much sex cause vaginal itch?

Can having too much sex cause vaginal itch?

Too Much Sex? : An itch in the vagina after sexual activity can be many different things. You can be reacting to the lube or latex or any other product your partner is using. There could be some rawness due to a lot of friction. There is rarely any medical reason to not have sex when you want to. But, there are times when one has to let their parts recover. If the itching persists please be seen soon. ...Read more

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Can tight pants cause vaginal itch? Or is the source something else?

Can tight pants cause vaginal itch? Or is the source something else?

Yes: Tight clothing can irritate the delicate tissues of the mons and labia, either by excessive friction, chemical irritation from detergents, or trapped moisture (which also promotes yeast growth). All of these situations can cause itching in the region. If symptoms persist after changing the use of tight clothing, other conditions requiring evaluation may be present. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itch without odor, discharge, or rash?

What causes vaginal itch without odor, discharge, or rash?

Yeast infection?: Yeast infection is the most likely explanation. Contrary to popular opinion, yeast infections usually cause little discharge and do not cause abnormal odor. See a doctor. Or you could try an over the counter yeast medication, active ingredient ending with "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). But for sure get professional care if it doesn't help within a week. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch since 4 days, scratched hard, now itches after urination. No pain or discharge. Periods due in a day or two. Anything to be worried?

Vaginal itch since 4 days, scratched hard, now itches after urination. No pain or discharge. Periods due in a day or two. Anything to be worried?

Itching to see MD?: Your vaginal itching, unless caused by a soap or contact chemical should be evaluated for a vaginal infection and Rx by a MD. A yeast caused vulvo- vaginitis is the most likely culprit. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection. Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, i usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itching?

What causes vaginal itching?

Yeast?: There are many things that can cause vaginal itching. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are a trichomonas infection and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. Your Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more