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I'm having vaginal itching and irritation, what should I use to heal it?

I'm having vaginal itching and irritation, what should I use to heal it?

Source ID needed: A possible infection and type is needed to give you a healing answer. A MD can identify if the itching is a vaginal infection or simply an external vulvar "something else". A MD visit can make that distinction. ...Read more

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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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What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itch and irritation is usually 'yeast infection'. An std such as trichomonas is also possible so an exam is recommended. If a woman is post-menopause then symptoms may be related to low estrogen causing irritation with no discharge (atrophic vaginits). ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching, redness, irritation. Could it be herpes?

I have vaginal itching, redness, irritation. Could it be herpes?

? yeast infection: This is the most common cause of vaginal itching. Suggest you try an anti fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Then saddest getting tested for stds if you had unprotected sex. Also hpv (human papilloma virus) is much more common than herpes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation and vaginal burning.

I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation and vaginal burning.

Vaginitis: Vaginal itching, irritation, and burning is consistent with an infection of the vagina, potentially, but not necessarily from vaginal intercourse (sex). A healthcare professional should be consulted. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation and vaginal pain. The following also describes me: Vaginal dryness. Redness What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation and vaginal pain. The following also describes me: Vaginal dryness. Redness What should I do?

GYN exam: Multiple factors: inadequate lubrication, aggressive intercourse, sexual positions, possible infection/inflammation: cannot be diagnosed with a direct examination. Hint: spend at least 10-15 minutes on prolonged foreplay until you are wet or dripping: this sexual mucous is often protective and acts as a natural lubricant. Change positions if intercourse is painful-see GYN for exam. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between vaginal itching dt irritation and vaginal itching dt STD?

How can you tell the difference between vaginal itching dt irritation and vaginal itching dt STD?

Examination?: The best way to differentiate these 2 is to get an expert do pelvic exam and send some tests obtaining from vagina. Although if there is rash, lesion, abnormal discharge then most likely an STD presents. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, genital itching and skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me:...

I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, genital itching and skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me:...

Yeast infection?: The main cause of symptoms like this is vaginal yeast infection. Best to see a doctor and follow her advice for treatment. Or you might try an over-the-counter treatment (look for a product with active incredient ending in "azole", e.g. miconazole, clotrimazole, etc. But for sure see a doctor if symptoms don't clear up in a few days. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, a single painless genital bump and normal menstrual bleeding. I am using a different pad then usual but the same brand. The following also describes m...

See a doctor: Your symptoms could be a sign of one or more infections and I would recommend seeing your doctor for an examination. I would also recommend going back to your normal pads as the itching could be a reaction to something in the new pad ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation.

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation.

See Doc: Any symptoms that once has that persist or are bothersome are best evaluated by a physician ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. It's only near the opening of my vagina?

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. It's only near the opening of my vagina?

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 then schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal burning, vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. There is also redness around the vulva area.?

I am experiencing vaginal burning, vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. There is also redness around the vulva area.?

Vulvar irritation: Recommend over the counter Monistat a seven day course. If no relief of symptoms in 24 hours, recommend in office follow up for work up and prescribed medication. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. I also have a cold sore and woke up scratching my genitals by accident and I'm worried?

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. I also have a cold sore and woke up scratching my genitals by accident and I'm worried?

Not herpes. Yeast?: If you have been having oral herpes (cold sore) outbreaks for more than a few months, it is extremely unlikely that you could have infected your own genital area. That can happen in the first few weeks of a new herpes infection, but after that the immune system prevents it. The main cause of vaginal itching and irritation is yeast infection (thrush). See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal tenderness. What. ..

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal tenderness. What. ..

Needs testing: The most likely cause of this group of symptoms would be a vaginal yeast infection. Over-the-counter yeast medications are available and should fix the problem. I would also want to test you for herpes. This seems less likely but could also explain the symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Vaginal tenderness and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal irritation. The following also describe me: Vaginal tenderness and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Yeast: A yeast infection is the most common cause of your symptoms; however, there are potentially other causes also. You may try an otc yeast treatment first, but if you don't get any better you should get checked ...Read more

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Please look at my files and tell me if that is normal or not. Vaginal itching around opening. Discharge. Irritation. Feels bumpy inside.

Please look at my files and tell me if that is normal or not. Vaginal itching around opening. Discharge. Irritation. Feels bumpy inside.

Possibly infection: Having vaginal discharge, irritation often goes along with a vaginal infection. Though it can also be an irritation reaction to some irritant like a soap. Vaginal bumps can be a response to irritation or inflammation, or could be genital warts or another vaginal issue. You will need to be checked out to know which is going on. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge).

I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge).

"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of herpes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge). The following also describe me: Vaginal itching and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Vaginal discharge: What you describe can be a vaginal yeast infection. First try over the counter yeast remedies (ask your pharmacist to recommend one) and if that does not work in a few days, see a gyn provider for an exam and treatment. It may be another kind of vaginal infection, but yeast (fungus) is the most common. ...Read more

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Vaginal discomfort, itching, irritation, burning. What can I do?

Vagisil: I would recommend a doctor visit, but if it's urgent and your can't get in until morning, you could try vagisil, but it will make it more difficult for the doctor to make a diagnosis with the medication in there. ...Read more

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What can cause dryness around my vaginal area, itching and irritation around my vaginal area?

What can cause dryness around my vaginal area, itching and irritation around my vaginal area?

Needs an exam: Dryness, itching, lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Herpes, yeast, contact dermattitis and other skin disorders are possibilities. ...Read more

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I was given the medicine zithromax in the er I took 4 pills im now im having vaginal discharge itching and irritation how long is it in my system for?

I was given the medicine zithromax in the er I took 4 pills im now im having vaginal discharge itching and irritation how long is it in my system for?

Start taking probio: tics. You're killing good microbiome bacteria with antibiotics to help fight your bacteria infection causing secondary vaginitis. So take some probiotics or fermented vegetables, 25 billion twice a day to repopulate the good bacteria while on the antibiotics. Then once a day per your PCP's recommendations. Both Lactobacillus & Bifidus are needed. Stay away from sugars, processed foods, GMO foods. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal irritation and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: vaginal burning. What should I do?

Vaginal itching: If there is a thick white discharge present as well, you may use Monistat-7, to relieve the symptoms. You may have a yeast infection from what you have described. If no relief in 24 hours after using cream, you will need to be examined in the office. ...Read more

Vaginal Itching (Definition)

= unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin/ ...Read more