Vaginal Itching

Vaginal itching can result from exposure to irritants like harsh soaps, ointments, detergents, and toilet papers, eczema, psoriasis, vaginal yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, sexually transmitted diseases, menopause, and stress. To prevent vaginal itching, avoid using scented and harsh soap and detergents, and wear loose-fitting clothes.

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Why are there vaginal itch and smelly discharge in chlamydia even after taking treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, During this past summer, I have had one sex partner. Also during this summer, I was told by my doctor that I tested positive for Chlamydia. A day after my doctor's visit, I noticed that on the left part of my upper lip, there seems to be like a rise in the skin. There are no bumps, no...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudhir Kumar N

Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Chlamydial infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection worldwide. You had been advised to take antichlamydial treatment for both the partners and you have taken treatment for the same. But the abstinence period is usually two t...  Read Full »

Does HSV IgG value of 1.74 confirms the diagnosis of genital herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from genital herpes. My HSV IgG range was 1.74. I am having burning and itching in my inner walls of the vagina for about a week. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me explain everything. First I will explain about HSV (herpes simplex virus), signs and symptoms. And do you really have HSV or not. First of all HSV IgG (glycoprotein G specific antibody) is not a diagnostic test. IgG shows immunity in the body, not the diseas...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for severe vaginal itching while passing urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having severe itching in my vagina when I pass urine. I am taking medicines for the past seven days, but no results. And with the same, I am having piles problem as well. I have done my urine test. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. You did not mention your urine report here. It will help me in prescribing accurate treatment and you did not mention your medicines that you are taking for your infection. Anyways first of all itching can be due to some sort of infection or m...  Read Full »

What to do for breast lumps with sensitivity in the nipple and vaginal itching?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two problems. One is with my breasts. I have lumps in my breasts, and the nipples curve inward sometimes. They are sensitive to touch. I need to know if this could be breast cancer or just a growth. My other problem is my vagina. I have been having problems for over a month. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You said that your breast has a lump. If the lump is central and your areola is bulging out than a normal developing breast with a solid and hard lump, then you should consult a doctor. Increased sensitivity is also because of your age. Secondly, vaginal itching and di...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal pain after fingering?

Query: Hi, I was fingering my pussy, now it is burning a lot and I feel like scratching it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not scratch. Use Ointment Vagisil locally. Also you can use V-wash for routine daily wash of your private part. If you scratch, it will increase and will cause more discomfort. Hope it helps. If the problem persists, consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --...  Read Full »

What is the natural way of getting relief from itchy skin in vaginal area?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know of a natural way to heal my skin on the outside of my vaginal area (it is not a fungus). I have been to the doctor, and all the test came back negative of STDs. She also prescribed me with steroids, and I did not get them because I need some time to heal my skin, n...  Read Full »


Dr. Aishwarya Ilavarasan

Naturopathy Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We will cure this naturally. I need further more details of your vaginal discharge. Dry your clothes, especially your inner wears in sunlight, use mild soaps for washing your clothes.  Read Full »

What are the chances of yeast infection after taking Plan B?

Query: Hello doctor, Can a morning-after pill cause a yeast infection? I took it two days ago and today I began to have an irritation and itch in my vagina. I bought a cream to help it, but I just want to know what could have happened that could have caused this?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities in your case scenario: Morning-after pill-induced vaginal dryness and irritation. As this is a hormone, it can cause these symptoms. But these symptoms are transient and should disappear within a week. Sexually transmitted candida infection ...  Read Full »

Is Augmentin 625 safe to take during the third week of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am three weeks pregnant, and I am suffering from a chest infection. So an ENT specialist doctor prescribed Augmentin 625 tablet. I wanted to know if it is safe to use this antibiotic, as I am pregnant.  Read Full »


Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid) is a category B drug, which otherwise means it is very safe in pregnancy. I suggest taking it along with Cetirizine 10 mg at night if you sneeze a lot. Also, do warm saline gargling if you have a sore throat. For further quer...  Read Full »

Burning Sensation in Vagina After Sex

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently pregnant and still used to have sex with my husband. After sex, there is a burning sensation in my vagina that last for minutes to hours. The thing is, it only happens after he ejaculates inside me. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for choosing this platform. There is a possibility that due to inadequate lubrication there occurs local vaginal abrasions. After ejaculation the abrasions in vagina start burning and itching till you clean yourself up. Secondly, there is a possibility of a lik...  Read Full »

My vaginal opening is white in color and it itches a lot. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My vaginal opening is white in color and it itches a lot around that area. It has been like this only for the past 4 to 5 days.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The presence of itching over the vaginal opening with white discoloration is a possible indication of vulval candidiasis or fungal infection which can be treated with local and oral antifungals, but before starting any medicines, please get it confirmed by a local ex...  Read Full »

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