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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

Vaginal Itching (Definition)

Vaginal itching is a symptom in which a person feels itchy in her vagina, usually due to some bacterial or other type of infection, but can also be due to inadequate estrogen, leading to dryness and thinness of the skin at the ...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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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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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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Vaginal discomfort, itching, irritation, burning. What can I do?

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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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more