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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I have been suffering from vaginal irritation for one week. How do I manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having irritation in my vaginal area for about a week now. It is a little itchy and burns when I urinate. The only new thing I can think of is that I have used a different brand of tissue. I am not sexually active. And I have tested for pH in my vaginal, and it is normal. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have some vaginal or urinary infection causing the problem. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally and get a vaginal swab test done. Avoid having sex till then. Wear cotton panties and loose lowers. Maintain personal hygiene and take plent...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal itching, swelling, discharge, and a burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I have symptoms of vaginal itching, burning sensation, discharge, and swelling. Kindly advise.   Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. A vaginal itch can occur due to an infection caused by candida or a bacteria. If you have whitish discharge, then this could be due to candida. If there is a yellowish discharge, then it might be a bacterial in...  Read Full »

I have swollen vulva due to scratching of my extremely itchy vulva. What to do to stop this itchiness?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past month, I have had itching on my vulva, which is getting worse. Initially, I thought it was a yeast infection, but there was no vaginal discharge. However, there is severe itching on the outer vulva, which is unavoidable. After scratching, I get relief. And also, I think it...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems like you have some vaginal infection which is causing the problem. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally and get a vaginal swab test done. However, I suggest you to follow the instructions ...  Read Full »

I have a clumpy discharge. Do I have a yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor, How would I know if I have a yeast infection? Is it something else? I have a clumpy discharge, and it is very itchy. It used to be more swollen than it is now, and the clumpy discharge has reduced, but I recently had a very white but slight tint of yellow in my discharge.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would request you to answer the following: How much discharge are you having? What are the quantity and frequency? Based on the image shared (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), it appears to be a yeast infection, and for relief...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing a wriggling sensation in my vagina for the past two months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two months, I have had a wriggling sensation in my vagina. The doctor I consulted was of no help as they gave me a ton of creams which offered no relief. In the end, I bought myself a microscope to have a look. Last week I had a very strong sensation, so I looked and found...  Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. May I suggest you show the same to a pathologist locally or provide a sample to the local pathologist to examine? Worm infestations in the vagina are uncommon and unlikely without primary loci elsewhere. If Mebendazole does not help, we can switch to another set of ant...  Read Full »

Why do I have itching, burning sensation, blisters, and odorless white discharge from my vagina after having sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. My height is 157 cm, and my weight is 46.5 kg. Recently, I started having sex with my boyfriend without any protection. Also, I have taken the emergency contraceptive pill twice in two months. Every time after sex, I have a burning sensation while peeing. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms are due to yeast infection along with bacterial vaginosis. I suggest you go for the below tests: Routine urine examination and culture test. Pap smear of vaginal discharge for microbiology. Hemoglobin level. If you c...  Read Full »

I have a genital wart on my vulva, causing itching and discomfort. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 years old female and have a genital wart on my vulva, which is causing itching and discomfort. Currently, I am using Podophyllum resin, Benzoin, and Aloe Vera paint (Podowart paint) as a solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Genital warts in the vulval area can be quite challenging in terms of application of Podowart paint (Aloe Vera, Benzoin, Podophyllum resin, and Salicylic acid) due to the medicine being really strong in potency. It may cause irritation and a burning sensation for som...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about my vaginal pain in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,  I am suffering from vaginal pain in the third trimester of my pregnancy. This is my first child. I have taken iron and vitamin supplements. Is it normal or do I need to consult a doctor?  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are already in the 36th week of pregnancy. If there is a pain in the bony area, I suggest you take extra calcium 1000 mg tablet or increase the intake of milk and milk products. Do you have any discharge from the vagina or vaginal itching, burning, or any urinary...  Read Full »

I have not had a good period flow for the past six months and have a foul-smelling discharge. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old and a virgin. I have not had a good period flow for the past six months. Six months ago, I got my periods, which lasted only two days. Then for two months, I did not have my period, and three months back, I had my period but no bleeding; only my vaginal discharge was bri...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It seems to be due to a mixed infection. Clean the vagina with vaginal wash regularly. Use Clingen vaginal tablets (Clindamycin and Clotrimazole) on your vagina one dosage per day. Take capsule Itraconazole 200 mg, one dosage per day. Also, t...  Read Full »

I have vaginal itching, frequent urination, and ad pox-like growths in my vagina, which have worsened. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had vaginal itching for the past eight months. Now the vaginal itching is severe, and I have had the urge to pee every 30 minutes for the past ten days. Also, I realized I have a pox kind of growth in my vagina. I had sex with my partner, and the next day I started having itchiness...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems to be due to some kind of mixed infection. I would suggest you to follow a few instructions that I have mentioned below, 1. Clean the vagina with vaginal wash regularly. 2. Use Clingen (Clindamycin, Tini...  Read Full »

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