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Vaginal Itch Causes
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
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
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
What can cause vaginal itch and dryness, along with burning and cloudy urine and a smell after intercourse?
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, 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
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
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