What could be causes of vaginal itching besides an STD or a yeast infection?

Varies. There are a number of conditions other than yeast infections and std's that can cause vaginal itching including allergic reactions to soaps, perfumes, and laundry detergents as well as medical conditions such as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, padget's disease of the vulva, dysplasia, and cancer. If you have persistent symptoms, it may require a biopsy for definitive diagnosis.

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Been having vaginal itching for 3 weeks already. I went to the doctors & don't have a yeast infection or std's. Been using Monistat and took diflucon.

Monistat. And Diflucan (fluconazole) would treat yeast, so if you don't have that it is not surprising that you have not benefited. Time to revisit the other potential causes with your doc. Read more...

I am having vaginal itching and burning while peeing after I peed. It comes and goes. Do I have a UTI? Or yeast infection?

Likely yeast, but... Vulvar itching is unlikely with UTI but is typical for yeast. Also, "external dysuria", i.e. urine burning on the outside when it contacts vaginal opening or labia, is more like yeast. UTI usually causes "internal dysuria", i.e. pain more inside and usually would not come and go. But be careful: STDs can cause similar symptoms if at risk. Always best to see doctor for professional diagnosis. Read more...

A lil over a week ago, I had unprotected sex & then took plan b pill. I think starting yesterday I've been experiencing vaginal itching?? Also I'm taking medicine that the doctor said I may get a yeast infection, I'm thinking it's that but I'm not sure.

Yeast is possible. Genital itching is the most common symptom of vaginal yeast, and your question suggests you're probably taking an antibiotic which can trigger yeast infections. There are several over-the-counter yeast medications you could try; look for a product with active ingredient ending in "azole". But first check with the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic; she may want to see you in person. Good luck! Read more...

Is there anything to help vaginal itching when have a yeast infection?

Monistat. Monistat is yeast medication that is available over the counter, i.e., you don't need a prescription. The other remedy is Diflucan (fluconazole), (fluconazole) a pill that tis taken as a single dose. Diflucan (fluconazole) has to be prescribed by a provider. Read more...
Treat the infection. YOu can get over the counter yeast infection medicine. You can also get the prescriptioon. The yeast medicine sometimes comes in a cream that you can use on the outer aspect of the vagina if this is where the itching occurs. You can also use some benedryl The main thing is to treat the infection. Read more...