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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Itching Symptom Of Early Pregnancy

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Although I am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Although I am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.

Use antibacterial: Two causes of itching is monilial infection which is helped by monista cream
other common cause is bacterial infection
take metronidazole cream for 5 days to get rid of it ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

How to get rid of vaginal itching, itches to the point I have little scraps, then when I urinate it burn the cuts, I tried vaginal cream, &Benadryl cream?

See GYN: Many potential causes including contact allergy to vaginal cream, latex, or even semen. Yeast infection may occasionally cause itching as well. Need to get examined by a GYN> ...Read more

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Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

No, not necessarily: But look out for any growth or thickening of the skin or muscosa. That can be a sign of cancer and itching can be a symptoms in some cases. ...Read more

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Is frequent vaginal itching a sign of vulvar cancer?

Is frequent vaginal itching a sign of vulvar cancer?

Not likely: It is more likely due to yeast infection of bacterial vaginosis. Skin disorders that affect rest of the body can also affect the vulva and may cause itching, including allergy to materials in your clothing, e.g., detergents. ...Read more

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What is the cause of vaginal itching with no other symptoms?

What is the cause of vaginal itching with no other symptoms?

Vaginal itch: It could be something as simple as a new soap, detergent or fabric softener or feminine hygiene product. If no discharge - I would see if there is any new products you are using - anything that may have come in contact down there could cause itching. If its external - Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream might help - if internal - a simple vinegar and water douche might help. ...Read more

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I have the paragurd IUD and I was just wondering if it can cause vaginal itching? I have no other symptoms.

I have the paragurd IUD and I was just wondering if it can cause vaginal itching? I have no other symptoms.

No: The Paraguard does not cause itching. You should get checked to see if there is an infection. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of intermittent vaginal itching/burning. I saw a gyn and all cultures were neg. At appt. I was not as bad but it is back. What should I do?

I have symptoms of intermittent vaginal itching/burning. I saw a gyn and all cultures were neg. At appt. I was not as bad but it is back. What should I do?

See a derm: Since you saw your gyn and cultures were all negative, I would advise you see a dermatologist next. Even though it is vulvar skin, it is still skin. If a biopsy is needed, he/she can perform that as well. You need some type of topical treatment to alleviate the itch, as well as the underlying problem. ...Read more

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These are my symptoms: vaginal itching and lumps, armpit lumps, and skin issues. What could be wrong?

These are my symptoms: vaginal itching and lumps, armpit lumps, and skin issues. What could be wrong?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Having vaginal itching where you shave at. No symptoms of chlamidya. Never had any problems with this before, what could it be?

Having vaginal itching where you shave at. No symptoms of chlamidya. Never had any problems with this before, what could it be?

Follicullitis: Since there's no hair in the vagina I assume the itching is in the public or external genital area. The skin there is sensitive but the hair is coarse. Shaving rashes are common. They usually resolve with mild topical steroid and/or antibiotics and taking a break from shaving. Red flag! If my assumption is wrong, then my advice is worthless. ...Read more

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How is vaginitis diagnosed? If I go to the doctor with symptoms such as: vaginal itching and foul smelling discharge- will I need a pap smear? I

How is vaginitis diagnosed? If I go to the doctor with symptoms such as: vaginal itching and foul smelling discharge- will I need a pap smear? I

Vaginitis diagnosis: Vaginitis is diagnosed by your physician using symptoms, examination and certain tests and cultures. You may or may not need a pap smear. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching/dryness during pregnancy...Treated twice for yeast infection?

Vaginitis: This could also be due to a bacterial vaginosis infection or trichomonas. You need to be examined and evaluated by a physician whom can perform a wet mount and make further assessment of the cause of your itching or discharge. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat vaginal itching?

What can I use to treat vaginal itching?

Depends: Itching can be caused by many different things such as bacteria, yeast, virus, parasites, allergies, skin disorders. The best option is to keep the tissue clean with water or mild soaps and dry. Recommend having an evaluation with a doctor or gynecologist for further recommended treatment ...Read more

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Will a&d ointment stop my vaginal itching?

Will a&d ointment stop my vaginal itching?

Maybe: It can't hurt but if it doesn't help you might need to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can stop vaginal itching?

The cause of itching: Needs to be identified before the solution is determined. 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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Can I tell me how I can help vaginal itching?

Can I tell me how I can help vaginal itching?

You will first need: To determine the reason for the itching before the solution can be determined. 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 help. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for vaginal itching?

What medication can I take for vaginal itching?

Exam first.: It really depends on the reason for the itching. Have your doctor take a look. For instance, the treatment for a yeast infection is different compared to an allergic skin reaction. ...Read more

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What is d most effective drug for vaginal itching?

There isn't just one: It completely depends on what's causing the itch. Yeast (fungal) infections will cause vaginal itching and are usually treated with clotrimazole 1% cream which you can get in any drug store. Dryness if you were approaching menopause or have had your ovaries removed would need hormone replacement or perhaps a moisturizer. Sometimes even soap or other hygiene products are the cause. ...Read more

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I have had long term vaginal itching...What could it be?

Vaginal Itching: You will need professional if you have had a chronic vaginal itching. It may be a symptom of an underlying systemic condition. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal itching and spreading sores for 4 days, what could it be?

Need exam: Without knowing what the sores look like and doing an exam I can't say. Make an appointment with a health clinic. ...Read more

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How to stop vaginal itching? It comes and goes periodically... And I'm abstinent.

How to stop vaginal itching? It comes and goes periodically... And I'm abstinent.

Need a cause: To know how to treat. Vaginal candidiasis (yeast) is treated with anti-fungals, BV is treated with antibiotics, contact dermatitis is treated by removing the irritant, etc...you need an exam to know how to treat unless you are 100% certain of the cause. All can happen in celibate or abstinent women. Sincere good wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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