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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Itch Medication

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (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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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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Gentamicin sulfate cream for vaginal itch? Doctor prescribed it to me since i have been itching days after my pap smear.

Gentamicin sulfate cream for vaginal itch? Doctor prescribed it to me since i have been itching days after my pap smear.

Atypical use: I am not familiar with the use of this medication for vaginal itch. Reading online it is typically used for itching around the eye. Contact the treating physician and confirm that you are using the correct medication as directed by your doctor. ...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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Whats a good cream for vaginal itch?

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

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

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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. ?

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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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. ?

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