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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...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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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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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.?

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.?

Probably ueast: You could use one of the OTC yeast medications, it your symptoms persist then see your doctor to find out exactly what is causing the symptom. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

Possible yeast: Possible yeast infection after treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotic also eradicated beneficial bacteria allowing yeast to over grow. Follow up with doctor who prescribed medication for chlamydia to confirm and for treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for pruritus vulvae?

What's the best medication for pruritus vulvae?

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

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What causes outer vaginal itch?

Many things can: Please see your gyn, could be yeast allergic reaction, herpes, vulvar dystrophies, u need a n exam and cultures, sometimes u may need a vulvar biopsy. ...Read more

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What's a good cream for vaginal itch?

What's a good cream for vaginal itch?

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

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What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

What can stop vaginal itch and burning?

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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Does jock itch medicine work on vaginal itch?

Does jock itch medicine work on vaginal itch?

Doubt it: Other preparation available for vaginal itch, talk to primary care doctor. ...Read more

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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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Can women just get a random vaginal itch for no reason?

Can women just get a random vaginal itch for no reason?

No: Older women often develop senile vaginitis
younger ones may have psychogenic basis not necessarily an infection. ...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?

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

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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.?

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

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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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Best way to treat vaginal itch?

Depends: It depends on what the cause is. Sometimes an infection such as yeast can cause an itching sensation. Other times, a lack of lubrication presents with the same. Consider speaking with your doctor or using an over the counter antifungal vaginal cream. ...Read more

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Can funbact-a treat vaginal itch?

Can funbact-a treat vaginal itch?

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

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What can be done for vaginal itch?

What can be done for vaginal itch?

Evaluate cause first: First determine the cause by visiting your gynecologist. There may be a variety of reasons for the itching ranging from hygiene, to trauma, to allergic reaction, to bacterial/yeast infection, etc. Once the cause can be identified, a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch after consuming onions?

Onions and itch: What you eat has been associated with various body odors. Onions do produce an odor which can be noted in the vagina. Itching on the other hand has never really been associated with onions. Itch is usually an irritant (like soap etc.) or infection like yeast. ...Read more

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What is this vaginal itch happening?

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

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What can I do to stop a vaginal itch?

What can I do to stop a vaginal itch?

Depends: On the cause of the itching. There are may potential reasons for this and the best thing to do might be to see the doctor and discuss with them. ...Read more

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Is yogurt good to use for vaginal itch?

Is yogurt good to use for vaginal itch?

Food and Skin: Nope. That is not something that would work. The question is with all of the over the counter itch and fungal medications why one would seek out a food to treat this common problem? ...Read more

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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 I tell me how I can soothe a vaginal itch?

Can I tell me how I can soothe a vaginal itch?

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

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I'm worried about vaginal itch how to make it stop!?

I'm worried about vaginal itch how to make it stop!?

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

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What could be the cause of a vaginal itch on the inside?

Itch: Vaginal itch could be from infection, allergy, lack of hormones or due to some skin condition. ...Read more