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What Is A Common Reason For Vaginal Itching
Infection: Most likely a yeast (fungal) infection. Try an anti-fungal agent over the counter specifically for vaginal infection. If you don't improve, see your healthcare provider as some infections of the vagina may be sexually transmitted and require specific therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various reasons: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge ..How would it treated?Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is an overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria or too much yeast. An odor is often due to those causes, and may be associated with things that alter the ph (acidity) and change the natural environment inside the vagina (such as having sex and getting semen in there). ...Read more
Many causes: Assuming the itch is not associated with a rash there are many possibilities. Common causes would include dermatographia, dry skin, stress, allergy and arthropod infestation. Less common, more serious causes would include liver or kidney disease, internal malignancy to name a few. If you have persistent, unexplained itching visit your dermatologist asap. ...Read more
Baby parts: Baby girls have a uterus too.The estrogen that your circulation shares with baby triggers some increase in the size and internal lining of her uterus.That shows up as clear to milky discharge and sometimes scant menstrual blood after delivery stops the estrogen transfer.By the 10th day the baby's uterus has shrunk and all discharge has usually stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad luck: A vaginal yeast infection is common after taking antibioics, however 1 out of 10 women, at some time, will experience recurrent vaginal yeast infections for no apparent reason (hence the bad luck). The recurrences typically come at the same time during the menstrual cycle. Those patients can usually be managed with treatment and suppression (usually for six months) with good results. ...Read more
Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also what else could cause it?
Lots of causes: Cervical cancer may cause foul smelling discharge but there are far commoner causes, e.g., yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas etc. See this site for information and consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis and care. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003158.htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I would say that is great to have no problems after surgery. ...Read more
A visit to your gyn: Could be any one of multiple causes. Doctor needs to see and evaluate for treatment. ...Read more
Is a yeast infection and vaginal fungal infection the same thing? If not, what is best treatment for fungal and what are its causes?
Yeast=fungus: Yeast is a fungus, by definition. Best treatment is to try to determine what may have provoked it? Changes in diet, sleep, stress, detergent, clothing, sex practices., etc. Second is otc anti-fungal like clotrimazole, Miconazole or any vaginal anti-fungal. If that doesn't work, then diflucan, (fluconazole) an oral pill. And lastly, elimination diet. A great book, the v book, goes into detail about yeast! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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