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Vulvitis In Children
Vulvitis is inflammation of the external genital organs of the female , the vulva. The vulva includes the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina .Vulvitis, like vaginitis, may be caused by a number of different infections occasionally other sources of irritation. Because the vulva is also often inflamed when there is inflammation of the vagina, it ...Read more
Several treatments: Chronic vulvitis, especially if there is a painful component and chronic itching will respond to several treatments for most women. These include topical anesthesia such as Emla cream, estrogen and testosterone cream, desyrel, (trazodone) Neurontin and moderate to strong topical steroid creams or ointments. Those that continue with discomfort may respond to surgery with simple vulvectomy. ...Read more
Inflamed vulva: Vulvitis is inflammation of the external genital organs of the female , the vulva. The vulva includes the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina .Vulvitis, like vaginitis, may be caused by a number of different infections occasionally other sources of irritation. Because the vulva is also often inflamed when there is inflammation of the vagina, it can be called vulvagitinitis. ...Read more
Vulvitis: Ob/gyn exam is first step.Get a more detailed answer ›
They are not : They are not connected or related.Get a more detailed answer ›
See your doctor: Contact vulvitis (or dermatitis in general) is an irritant dermatitis; it mainly has red skin, maybe something tender but more itchy than anything. Should only have scant, if any, discharge. A cellulitis, which is an infection, is red and usually very tender/painful, and may be associated with a pus-like discharge. I would talk your doctor about it. ...Read more
Candida: Is a yeast and infect the mucosa of the mouth , throat a and vulva and vagina . It sometimes invade the blood stream and causes serious infection . In your case the yeast is infecting the outer portion of your vagina . This is a very common and mild infection that can be eliminated by taking a single antifungal pill or couple of days of vaginal pills. ...Read more
How can I relieve the burning from vulvitis I've tried vagisil ice Monistat and baby powder. It hurts really badlyi haven't slept in days?
Likely: You can use topical vaginal Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or estrogen cream to help with menopausal atrophic vaginitis. It often helps with re-balancing the vaginal ph, re-colonizing with the proper bacteria, and decreasing infections. But not all vulvitis is caused by atrophy and bacterial imbalance. Some dermatologic conditions may require other treatments. See your gyn to be sure. ...Read more
Vulvar swelling causing friction burn of the labia minora. Diagnosed with vulvitis. Clobetasol works when I use it but swelling returns when i stop.
Need exam: It would help to know what is causing the inflammation of the vulva - whether infection or a irritation reaction or a skin issue. Clobetasol is a steroid cream and decreases inflammation, but if the swelling keeps coming back then you haven't yet found the cause. Clobetasol is just treating the symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more
Waiting for test results for herpes but i don't have blisters just very red, burning, and itchy vulva. You think it's vulvitis not herpes?
I have an extremely red, burning, and itchy vulva. I was tested negative for BV and yeast infection. Could it be vulvitis?
Thought I had genital warts. GYN did biopsy & it’s mild chronic vulvitis w/focal features of evolving lichen simplex chronicus. So not genital warts? And how to treat it?
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis ! which one is it and shall
Treating MD decides: Diagnosis is made by the md who examines and performs any tests needed. Several conditions are capable of causing such signs and symptoms. ...Read more
Right inside of my vagina hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confused which one is right :( please tell me
Vulvitis: When the area of the vulva is red adn painful, it's vulvitis. Vulvodynia is when it hurts to touch it, but there isn't anything infectious provoking it. Obviously, there's soemthing going on, yeast comes first to mind, with your vulva if it's that red and irritated. Bottom line, you likely need treatment. Even if no perceptible infection, you could benefit from a medication to help with pain. ...Read more
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confuse
Vulvodynia: If there is no infection and you have some redness and pain at time of penetration you most likely have provoked vulvodynia. Try avoiding fabric fofteners, bleach, use avenoo or neutrogena soap for your prsonal hygiene, shower not bathe, use dreft detergents, no femenine perfumes, no douche, use white all cotton underwear and white nonscented toilet paper. After urination poor water and apply oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis ! she gave me
I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?
Chocolate : This is not scientific but neither is having babies! Try anything chocolate. Eat romantic foods. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Relax. Enjoy being married without children. The more you relax and enjoy your spouse the better your marriage will be and the more prepared you we be to be a parent. You are learning patience and you will need it! OB doctors have solutions for you when wanted ...Read more
Hopefully: If you want to have children but are not trying presently, there are some tests that can help tell you more. But the only way to absolutely prove one way or another is to attempt pregnancy with your partner. See your gynecologist: they can help you with the available tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe,maybe not: Many women are quite successful in their pregnancies at 40.There is some reduced fertility & increased risk of complications, but if your basic health is good & you understand the increased risk of down syndrome, i don't see any reason to say it's too late. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vomiting: For a simple gastroenteritis, gut rest (nothing to eat or drink for 2-3 hrs) followed by small sips of clear fluids, frequently (goal depending on age of child 1-4 oz/hr). The presence of pain is more worrisome and I would recommend taking the child to their doctor for a hands-on examination to rule out anything more serious. ...Read more
Safe/locks: A good gun safe can double as a home for some family valuables.There are a number of trigger locks and quick entry safes on the market that provide quick access but eliminate child entry. As mentioned, kids taught gun handling and safety as early as age 4 are less likely to play with any gun they find anywhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ringworm : Ringworm is actually not caused by a worm at all, but is caused by a fungus that lives on the skin called tinea. People can get a tinea infection from skin to skin contact with an infected person or pet or by sharing personal items such as towels, clothing, and combs. Clotrimazole is the generic name for the over the counter cream that treats ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day for a few weeks until the lesion disappears completely and then some. Keep it covered for the first day of treatment (or longer if you want to) to prevent spread. Your child will need to see his doctor for a stronger medication if the ringworm is on his scalp, continues to spread after treatment at home or if it doesn't get better after 4 weeks of treatment at home. ...Read more
Inherited or steroid: The common cause is congenital, but it can also be caused by maternal steroids passed on through breast milk to the newborn. It is different from breast milk jaundice (breast-fed infants have higher bilirubin levels than formula-fed ones). If inherited it is a recessive gene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age 12 & older: This topical corticosteroid is prescribed for adults & children age 12 & older with certain skin conditions. It can be used for up to 2 weeks in adults. I do not know if dermatologists lower the duration of use for teens. It should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. ...Read more