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Vaginal Itch Medication
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
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?
I've been having a vaginal itch that goes away and comes back for the past month. I have no other symptoms other than itching and uncomfortableness.?
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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?
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
Internal vaginal itch, neg for yeast, + e.coli took cipro (ciprofloxacin) for e.coli. Still have itching. No stds?
I am experiencing vaginal itching. I took medication for chlamydia on March 3. All my chlamydia symptoms cleared up but now it's really itchy again?
It is a symptom: This condition is a symptom of an underlying condition more often than it is a primary condition. It is itching of the external genitalia of a female. The condition may become chronic and result in lichenification, atrophy, and occasionally malignancy. Some causes of pruritus vulvae are contact dermatitis, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, psychogenic pruritus, trichomoniasis, and vaginal yeast. ...Read more
See your doctor: It's not normal for the vagina to itch, and it might signify some type of infection. I recommend seeing your doctor for an evaluation. As for creams, there are many. Vagisil cream works pretty well, but it won't overcome the underlying cause if there is an infection. Don't douche though, this will make things worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Finding the cause.: 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. Your gynecologist can assess to determine the cause ; to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
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Hi I have a vaginal itch that is outside all the tests I've done come back negative I don't know what to do. It's been about three months now?
Further testing: There are limitations to all tests. Recommend further testing and examination with a gynecologist. If not getting answers then look for doctors specializing in infectious gynecology, pelvic pain/vulvodynia or consider a dermatologist or vulvar dermatologist. All these specialists can be found in NYC. May need different testing or a tissue biopsy for further diagnosis ...Read more
I've have an unexplained vaginal itch for years now. Nurse pescribed boric acid pills that I may take yr. Or yrs. Is there better or anyother options.?
Hygiene, no irritants: Make sure you see a dr to rule out infection. If not infection, it may be due to chronic irritation. First, practice good hygiene. Wash your external genital area gently with mild, unscented soap & water during showers, & avoid douching or bubble baths. Avoid tight-fitting underwear (cotton is best) or unnecessary use of pads/panty liners. You might also try over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
This is an: Untifungal ; antibacterial medication. Some causes of itching are not related to infections. Recommend eval to know the cause. 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
Depends: Vaginitis or vaginal itching can be caused by a number of different conditions from yeast infections, bacterial infections, allergic reactions, topical dermatitis (or skin irritation), reactions to soap/perfumes, skin conditions such as psoriasis.....I would recommend having a physical examination by a clinician. ...Read more
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
The remedy will: Depend on the cause. 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 gynecologist to further delineate. ...Read more
Once the cause is: Determined then a treatment plan can be developed to make the symptoms stops. Recommend seeing gynecologist. 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
Itch: Vaginal itch could be from infection, allergy, lack of hormones or due to some skin condition. ...Read more