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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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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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Why my vagina itches and peels off?

Why my vagina itches and peels off?

Infection?: The vagina usually doesn't peels of, but the vulva does. Vulvar infections like routine yeast, tines crisis, and allergies to soaps anddetergents are the most common conditions that can cause the skin to peel off. ...Read more

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Skin around vagina peeling why? Hurts, itches

Skin around vagina peeling why? Hurts, itches

Possible infection: You may be dealing with hormonal changes, infections, or allergies. See the gynecologist and get it treated. She will help determine the cause and how to prevent it from recurrence. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my vagina itches, burns, and is peeling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my vagina itches, burns, and is peeling, what do you suggest?

This warrants: Medical evaluation. 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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I had a Chemical burn on my vagina because I used vagisil, now it's heeling but my vagina is peeling and itches a lot. How long will the itch last?

I had a Chemical burn on my vagina because I used vagisil, now it's heeling but my vagina is peeling and itches a lot. How long will the itch last?

"chemical burn"?: This agent will not cause burns but may sometimes cause allergic reactions. You need a diagnosis so you will know how to get relief. See a dermatologist or GYN. Sounds like you need a prescription-strength cortisone. Why vagisil? Is the original problem cleared or does it need treatment? ...Read more

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My skin is peeling on my vagina, it's dry, and itches sometimes, it started at the end of my period, I noticed it around my bottom also, what is this?

My skin is peeling on my vagina, it's dry, and itches sometimes, it started at the end of my period, I noticed it around my bottom also, what is this?

Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Herpes, yeast, vaginal dryness, allergica reactions and other skin disorders are all possiblities. ...Read more

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My vagina only itches a little. It did burn but now it doesnt. Now the skin is peeling on the inner labia? Whts wrong? Hd white discharge now I dont.

My vagina only itches a little. It did burn but now it doesnt. Now the skin is peeling on the inner labia? Whts wrong? Hd white discharge now I dont.

You have...: You have a vaginal yeast infection. I recommend getting over the counter vaginal cream or suppositories (Miconazole or Monistat). Use either the 3 day or 7 day. The one day, though effective, is frequently more irritating. If no improvement after using this, be sure to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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No discharge, itching, scabbing, peeling, and papercut-like tears that go away within a hour on my vagina what are the possible causes?

No discharge, itching, scabbing, peeling, and papercut-like tears that go away within a hour on my vagina what are the possible causes?

Vaginal discharge: Causes of vaginal discharge are: bacterial vaginosis, candida infection, normal vaginal secretions, trichomonas or other std infections, ovulation etc.
A vaginal exam by your physician might help you determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do for the last week my vagina has been itching and burning like crazy! And then last friday the lips started peeling?

What to do for the last week my vagina has been itching and burning like crazy! And then last friday the lips started peeling?

Accurate diagnosis w: A health care professional is the first step. 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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Extremely itching vagina peeling clitoris and sore?

Extremely itching vagina peeling clitoris and sore?

See doctor: It is hard to tell as to whether this is from an infection (yeast?) ot a delayed allergic reaction to something which had contact with the vagina within the past few days. I presume that you are quite uncomfortable and thus it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had sex last night, today I was itching I took a look down at my vagina and notice on both inner sides where red also peeling & white discharge?

Rash after sex: Please see your gynecologist right away to determine cause. Usually an infection takes a few days to develop, but it can't be completely excluded in this case. One of the other reasons you may have similar symptoms, may be an allergic or irritant reaction to anything used during sex, like gliding gels, contraceptive medications or condoms. This needs an evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My vagina has been itching. I used a feminine itch cream it burned. Scratches, peeling and bleeding in that area. Chemical burn?

My vagina has been itching. I used a feminine itch cream it burned. Scratches, peeling and bleeding in that area. Chemical burn?

Allergy more likely: Whatever is causing the itching (probably an infection) made your tissue more sensitive to some ingredient in the itch cream. Try warm sitz baths with something soothing like Aveeno oatmeal. If no better, you need to have the infection diagnosed and treated specifically. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have itching and burning Cuz of peeling on my vagina I recently had sex also had my period recently, I've had this problem b4 just not as bad?

I have itching and burning Cuz of peeling on my vagina I recently had sex also had my period recently, I've had this problem b4 just not as bad?

Vaginal peeling: This is definitely not normal. I suspect you have some type of an infection and with your sexual activity you need to be examined. Get in to see an FP or GYN ASAP will this is still going on. ...Read more

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It's about peeling, itching and sometimes burning Cuz of the itching around the vagina area im sexually active I'm 16 and I recently had my period?

It's about peeling, itching and sometimes burning Cuz of the itching around the vagina area im sexually active I'm 16 and I recently had my period?

GYN visit needed: You need to see a GYN MD or a clinic like Planned Parenthood to evaluate the obvious infection tat may be present. You can try an Over the Counter vaginal yeast medication first and if it doesn't work definitely make a office visit. ...Read more

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I had a Brazilian wax and I shave my vagina every week. Now I have ingrown hairs, bumps, itching, and peeling skin. What can I do?

Grooming: One usually does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. But, here the answer is simple. Either stop shaving or change your razor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the skin on your vagina peels and it itches?

What does it mean when the skin on your vagina peels and it itches?

See your doc: If you are having significant vaginal irritation with skin changes you should be seen for an exam and possible biopsy if warranted. ...Read more

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Stomach upset 3 days have blister custer on roof of mouth 1 on lower gum &now my vagina looks like the skin is peeling on the insde very sore & burns when peeing, no itch what could this be?

Stomach upset 3 days have blister custer on roof of mouth 1 on lower gum &now my vagina looks like the skin is peeling on the insde very sore & burns when peeing, no itch what could this be?

Here are some. ..: Clinically, some viral infection affecting mucosa and skin is highly suspected. It's most advisable to seek professional evaluation & counseling to assure not herpes infection... Of course, it would be helpful to bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval if any, evolution, progress, or resolution if recurrent of the Sx and their potentially related discomforts over time to Doc ...Read more

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Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Infection possible: While it can be a reaction to a product you're using in the vaginal area, it is more likely to be a vulvo vaginitis such as yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. A quick trip to a gyn physician should resolve the cause and provide you with a treatment. ...Read more