What could cause a sore / itchy vulva before period?

Yeast infection. . This is common, the yeast grows because of the bleeding. Your doctor can prescribe something for it. Using a disposable vinegar & water douche before the itching starts may help.

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I have only had my period for about a year. I haven't had my period in 3 months and am bleeding between periods. Also itchy vulva. What is wrong?

Irregular periods. Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. Read more...

Itchy vulva, sore clitoris, and burns when urinating. What to do?

Need exam . Number of things could be due to physical irritation, infection to the urethra and or to the vulva. Seek professional help if it does not resolve. Read more...

Swoll node left armpit 1 week. Soreness in right pit but no node. Today sore throat. Night sweats and Itchy vulva w bumps 2 to 3 mo. No fever 42y/o F?

Lymphadenopathy. No way to know why you are having these symptoms without a full history and physical exam and perhaps some labs. Doubt that these are all necessarily related to each other. Go see your family doctor. Read more...

What could cause an itchy vulva and labia minora?

See below. Common causes of vaginal itching include: •chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies. •menopause. A drop in the hormone estrogen causes vaginal dryness. •stress may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections. •vaginal yeast infectionvaginitis. Read more...
Allergy & trauma. Dr. Rosnfeld provides an excellent explanation. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. Read more...

What could cause an itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed?

See below. Common causes of vaginal itching include: •chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies. •menopause. A drop in the hormone estrogen causes vaginal dryness. •stress may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections. •vaginal yeast infectionvaginitis. Read more...

Itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed, could this possibly be vulvar cancer?

Many possibilities. Many things can cause this. Depending on age and hormonal status, thinning skin (atrophy) is a very common, much less-worrisome, treatable condition. See a doctor...They will examine you. If necessary, a biopsy can be performed with minimal discomfort. Read more...
Vulvar cancer . Some vulvar cancers can look like rashes, but more commonly vulvar cancer are lumps, bumps or masses on the vulva. Bleeding is also common. Make an appointment to see your gyn doctor. Read more...