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What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

What can cause vaginal itching and burning sensation with discharge?

Vaginal itching: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. However other types of infection and inflammation might also be a possible cause. ...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 is a common cause of severe vaginal itching / burning?

What is a common cause of severe vaginal itching / burning?

Yeast = one cause: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Is my vaginal itching and burning related to menopause? This is too embarrassing to ask my doctor. I know menopause can cause some dryness, but I have major burning and itching around my whole vaginal area. Is this related to menopause, or could it be ano

That : That can definitely be related to menopause. You can try over-the-counter soothing vaginal preparations such as vagisil or others; ask your pharmacist for a recommendation. If this is a brand new problem or you have discharge of course then discuss this with your doctor. If over-the-counter preparations don't help, your doctor may need to give you a prescription product. In addition, avoid hot baths or wearing nylon underwear. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and burning after having a lot of sex. What is causing it? Could it be a yeast infection? How do i treat it?

Vaginal itching and burning after having a lot of sex. What is causing it? Could it be a yeast infection? How do i treat it?

Try condom: The vaginal vault could be too dry and rubbing would result in itching and burning. Semen may be the trigger altering your vagina’s chemistry. Other possible triggers are lowered immune resistance, douching, birth control pills, antibiotics, or cuts, abrasions, or other vaginal irritation (friction from intercourse, fingers or fingernails, or tampons). You might try a lubricated condom. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have had vaginal itching/burning for a week?

Any advice? I have had vaginal itching/burning for a week?

Have it checked to: determine if is is irritation, Yeast infection or another cause. The cause determines the treatment. ...Read more

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What's good to use for a vaginal itching and burning?

What's good to use for a vaginal itching and burning?

Anitfungal: Over the counter antifungal is likely best. Itching is usually a sign of a yeast infection. Generic brands are just as effective as name brands. Typically come with an insert to use in the vagina. Cream can also be applied to the outer vulva if you are having itching there as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Vaginal itching( severe) all over and burning with a lot of tanish colored discharge.

Vaginal itching( severe) all over and burning with a lot of tanish colored discharge.

May be yeast: Overgrowth or an std (if u r sexually active). See gyn for exam, testing of discharge/ culture, & treatment options. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more