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 does my wife have vaginal itching with white discharge for the past three days?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been having itching in the vagina and white discharge in the form of paste for the past two to three days. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Maneesha

Answer: Hello,Welcome to iclinic.com.I need to know some detailed history to help to better. 1) When was her last period?2) What is the color of discharge?3) Is the discharge curdy white or some greyish white?4) Does it have a foul-smelling odor?5) Is there any redness over the itching area?6) Does she have...  Read Full »

Can you get a vaginal infection through intercourse with a person having Kaposi's sarcoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from vaginal itchiness and discharge for the last few months. No visible sores around my vagina, and the discharge is odorless. I have been to the hospital three times, and they repeated Metronidazole and Amoxicillin antibiotics along with medicine for yeast in...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Since you have been treated for all STI (sexually transmitted diseases) and yeast infections and as the problem persists, it may be one of the two possible causes. 1) Hormonal imbalance such as estrogen reduction can cause itchiness, ...  Read Full »

What does vaginal itching with colorless discharge and fever indicate?

Query: Hi doctor,I had vaginal itching for two to three days and then some colorless discharge and mild odor too. I am diabetic. I started on Ofloxacin 200 yesterday. The itching is less, but now I have a fever of about 100. I also have some thigh cramps. Is the line of treatment correct? Kindly give your ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Please share if you have any urinary symptoms like burning sensation or pain while urinating. What is your frequency of urination? Are there any changes in that from your routine? The medicine you are taking...  Read Full »

Due to vaginal itching and bloody discharge, I am unable to have intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been unable to have comfortable intercourse for two months and am not sure why. At first, I noticed dilute bloody tissue or discharge, which was probably blood from my period just about to start. Then I saw my vagina was very itchy for a week. Since then, occasionally, I would hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your explanation very carefully, and I am sorry that you are suffering from these problems. I suggest you have to see a local doctor. The probability that you are suffering from some form of infection that needs to be treated with prescription medicine is above 9...  Read Full »

Why do antibiotics cause vaginal itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old female. I visited a clinic a month ago with complaints of itchy rashes on my back and upper chest, the prescription of which I have attached. I took the medication for two weeks only. At the end of the first week, I developed an uncomfortable vaginal itch, but I contin...  Read Full »


Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have severe sweat rash with infection, and you are allergic to your sweat. Do you have a sinus, wheeze, or dust allergy? I must suggest you with steroids and antibiotics in such severe infection and disease. However, since you have vaginal itch after taking the ...  Read Full »

What causes itching and irritation in the vaginal area?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a lot of itching and irritation in the vaginal area. I observed a slight itching sensation in the vagina starting from the last week. Day by day, it irritates me a lot. Please help me to prevent this. I am not under any medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching and irritation around the vaginal area could be due to vaginal yeast infection, bacterial infection or urinary infection or poor hygiene, or contact dermatitis (to clothes or panties). You could try the following methods to reduce these symptoms: 1) Do not ...  Read Full »

Why am I having frequent painful urination after scratching myself while using a tampon?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday I scratched myself, while I was using a tampon. Now I have a pressing urge to use the bathroom every 10 minutes. Every time only a little pee comes out, it stings a lot and has a bit of blood in it. Is this a vaginal scratch or a yeast infection? Should I see my doctor? I fe...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain could be due to loss of thin lining of the vagina or infected tampon or urinary tract infection. All I can advise is until you recover, stop using tampons and avoid sexual intercourse if you are sexually active. Have a routine urine test for any infections. If a...  Read Full »

I was spotting and got a negative pregnancy test, which was positive before. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods got over ten days back, but I started getting an itchy vagina and very thick white discharge from the next day onwards. After four days, I started bleeding again, but it was like spotting. After someone suggested, I did a pregnancy test, and it came out positive with a very...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidyaprem

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The vaginal itching after cycles can most probably be a candidal infection. If it continues, you need to take antifungals. Was there a delay in this cycle (from your usual)? A weakly positive test, followed by a negative, is unlikely to be pregnancy. The spotting can...  Read Full »

Please suggest some home remedies for BV.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old. I have become sexually active within the six months for the first time and have come in contact with the use of douches and different sexual partners. Unfortunately, I think I have given myself bacterial vaginosis and not realized it. I have a strong odor down there,...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bacterial vaginosis is due to the imbalance between the healthy and unhealthy bacteria or organisms in the vagina. This balance between good and bad bacteria is needed to protect the vagina from new infections. The use of too many antibiotics and douches will kill bo...  Read Full »

Does Flagyl cause cotton cheese discharge and itching in the vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,My period was earlier than usual, about nine days earlier, and my cycle this time was 21 days, while usually, it is 28 or 29 days. This period was heavy and long for about six days. Then for about a week later, during ovulation time, I started bleeding dark again.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As explained, the period was heavy, and it stopped now. I guess there is nothing to panic about. However, we need to ascertain the reasons for the early periods this time and about the bleeding during ovulation. Do you have any history of similar problems anytime in ...  Read Full »

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