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Why is my vagina itchy?

Why is my vagina itchy?

Most likely yeast: Yeast vaginal infection is the most common cause of vaginal itchiness. You may try some over the counter remedy, if unsuccessful, contact your PCP or GYN. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina itchy and very red and it hurts when I have sex?

Why is my vagina itchy and very red and it hurts when I have sex?

Please have this: Medically checked. You could have yeast or some other form of infection. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina always itchy?

Why is my vagina always itchy?

Yeast, allergy, more: There are several possible causes. Among the most common are yeast infection; other infections; irritation or allergy (e.g. due to vaginal hygiene products, traces of detergent in underclothes, latex in condoms); and more. The likely cause often depends on other symptoms, such as discharge or odor. It should be easy to figure out; see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is my vagina really itchy?

Why is my vagina really itchy?

May be yeast : The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina get itchy when i don't have thrush?

Why does my vagina get itchy when i don't have thrush?

Vaginal itching: Aside from a yeast infection, vaginal/vulvar itching could be due to an allergic/irritant reaction to anything used in the area-wipes, detergents, pads, etc. Also, vaginal bacterial infections, inflammatory skin conditions like lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, and a rash that arises from itching or rubbing, called lichen simplex chronicus. Please see your doctor for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do my vagina get itchy and smelly especially when my periods is getting near.?

Why do my vagina get itchy and smelly especially when my periods is getting near.?

Possibly infection: Vaginal itching and an unpleasant odor are often signs of an infection. Please see your clinician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina get itchy? Is it because of the pubic hair?

Why does my vagina get itchy? Is it because of the pubic hair?

Lots reasons: You may have an infection, you may have a dermatitis (skin condition), if you have shaved the area hair growing back can be both itchy and irritating. ...Read more

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Why is my hairy vagina itchy on some days? do i have an std?

Here are some ...: Feeling itchy here and there is nothing uncommon, especially at hairy areas, deep skin folds like armpits, external genitalia, suprapubic region, beneath breasts, arms and legs, occasionally even at certain spots of body surface; such condition is unique and mays come and goes. But, gingerly applying steroid cream 1-2 times daily for less than 2-3 days can be very helpful. But, if persistent, see. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when i urinate?

Bladder infection?: Burning upon urination is typically associated w/bladder and/or kidney infections. Itchy vaginal tissue suggests a yeast infection. If you scratch the skin enough to break it, then it burn upon contact from urine. Check w/your family doc or gyn b/c only prescription antibiotics will cure an infection while many anti-yeast medications are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina sore? It's not itchy.

Why is my vagina sore? It's not itchy.

Don't know: There isn't enough information in your question to give an accurate response. ...Read more

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Why is the opening of my vagina itchy and sore? My boyfriend has little red bumps on his penis. Could these be related?

Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina still a little itchy and slightly burning if I took the azithromycin to cure chlamydia ? I took the medicine 4 days ago

Why is my vagina still a little itchy and slightly burning if I took the azithromycin to cure chlamydia ? I took the medicine 4 days ago

Vaginal itching: You may have gotten secondary yeast infection, may not have cured the Chlamydia, may have had more than a single infection and only treated one, may have gotten something new since being diagnosed with Chlamydia. This cannot be addressed on the internet. See your doctor and be re-examined. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Itchiness in vagina for a week now?

Itchiness in vagina for a week now?

Likely infection: See your doctor and have an exam and cultures. Be treated appropriately. All the best. ...Read more

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Why is the inside of my vagina so itchy?

Why is the inside of my vagina so itchy?

Depends: Vaginal itching can be due to yeast, vaginal atrophy, allergic reactions, chemical irritations, and a number of other causes. If you have a persistent problem, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vagina is itchy?

What does it mean if my vagina is itchy?

May be yeast : The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more