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What can be done for vaginal itching and pain?

What can be done for vaginal itching and pain?

Vaginal pain: This may be an infection that requires treatment. Call your doctor for an appointment for a pelvic examination to determine the cause of your itching and pain. ...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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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

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What can be done for vaginal itching?

What can be done for vaginal itching?

VAGINAL ITCHING: Soaps, laundry detergents, fabric softeners, oral contraceptives, antibiotics, condoms, genital herpes, various vaginal lubricants, various infections, pubic lice, etc. All can be responsible. Your gynecologist and/or a dermatologist might be able to uncover the reason. It also depends on how long your itching has been. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching, been tested 4 all STDs more than 1x,had multiple cultures done, all neg., tried antibiotics/yeast treatments,they didn't help?

Vaginal itching, been tested 4 all STDs more than 1x,had multiple cultures done, all neg., tried antibiotics/yeast treatments,they didn't help?

Need thorough evaluation: You need a thorough evaluation. If you are perimenopausal, decreased estrogen levels can make the vaginal and vulvar tissue thinner, so more prone to irritation. It could be a reaction to a soap or other chemical you are exposed to. If it's always one spot, it may need to be examined for a skin disorder, such as lichen sclerosis or vulvar or vaginal neoplasia. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itching?

What causes vaginal itching?

Yeast?: There are many things that can cause vaginal itching. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are a trichomonas infection and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. Your Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I need help with vaginal itching?

I need help with vaginal itching?

See gynecologist: To determine the cause ; an appropriate treatment plan. 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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What should I do about vaginal itching?

What should I do about vaginal itching?

Itching: Many things cause vaginal itching, most common an yeast infection. But the most common fix is over the counter yeast medication. ...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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Itch (Definition)

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