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Could it be something bad if I have vaginal itching?
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
9 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a yeast infection, which is not dangerous.
You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. If your symptoms do not go away, you might consider seeing a doctor to evaluate the problem since it could be a different diagnosis.

In brief: Unlikely
Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a yeast infection, which is not dangerous.
You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. If your symptoms do not go away, you might consider seeing a doctor to evaluate the problem since it could be a different diagnosis.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many causes
Evaluate to determine cause.
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.

In brief: Many causes
Evaluate to determine cause.
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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