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What is a common reason for vaginal itching?

What is a common reason for vaginal itching?

Many: Some include various types of infections. Also allergic reactions to soaps, detergents, body washes and tampons to name a few. Also some are allergic to the latex in codoms. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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What is the reason for an itchy vagina?

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 more

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What is the reason for creamy white vaginal discharge? What is the cure for this?

What is the reason for creamy white vaginal discharge? What is the cure for this?

Could be yeast or : Bacteria, please see your gyn or a gyn for an exam and cultures so you can get the proper txment and if you have not had a pap in a yr and you are sexually active you will also need that. ...Read more

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What is the reason for my vaginal discharge?

What is the reason for my vaginal discharge?

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

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What is recurrent pelvic infection?Std like chlamydia is a reason of this?

What is recurrent pelvic infection?Std like chlamydia is a reason of this?

Chlamydia: Chalmydia can cause cervicitis or pelvic inflamatory disease. The latter is a very serious conditions with very severe consequences. If you think you have pid or was diagnosed with this condition in the past make sure you were treated correctly and follow up with your obgyn. ...Read more

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What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge ..How would it treated?Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

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

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What is the reason for severe skin itching?

What is the reason for severe skin itching?

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

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My vaginal discharge is yellow. There is no itching or smell. What can cause this?

Could be normal: If there is no itching or odor, the discharge may be normal. If you have had any new unprotected sex partners or if your partner has had another partner, it could be a sign of other infection such as gonorrhea or chlamydia. ...Read more

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What is the reason for white vaginal discharge from a new baby?

What is the reason for white vaginal discharge from a new baby?

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 more

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What is a reason for reacurring yeast infections?

What is a reason for reacurring yeast infections?

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

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What is the most likely reason for bleeding after sex?

What is the most likely reason for bleeding after sex?

Multiple reasons: Trauma, due to the tissues , tumor that is friable, release of menstrual blood depending on the phase of the cycle. Please see a gynecologist if this happening. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also what else could cause it?

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 more

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Is it common for many woman to get any kind of vaginal infection?

Is it common for many woman to get any kind of vaginal infection?

Vaginal infection: There are many types of vaginal infections and many women may acquire these. It would not be likely for a man to get vaginal infections. ...Read more

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Most common reason for vaginal itching besides std's or a yeast infection?

Most common reason for vaginal itching besides std's or a yeast infection?

Allergies: often times some women will have an allergy or a skin sensitivity to new underwear or pads that have an irritant. ...Read more

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Is a yeast infection and vaginal fungal infection the same thing? If not, what is best treatment for fungal and what are its causes?

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 more

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Vaginal Itching (Definition)

= unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin/ ...Read more