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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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Can I 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 infe...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As 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, dryne...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 is...  Read Full »

Why does my vaginal opening appear white with an itch?

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I had sex three weeks ago, and now I have sore throat and vaginal irritation. What are the chances that I have herpes?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sexual intercourse three weeks ago. We used a condom but I have a bit of a sore throat and vaginal irritation. But there are no sores though. What are my chances that I have herpes? I am currently on PrEP (pre exposure prophylaxis) (Truvada). Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have seen the attachment ( attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). They are tiny dots that can cause contact dermatitis but they are definitely not herpes. Herpes simplex especially genital herpes has ...  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 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 »

I have eczema and a very irritated and painful vagina. Please suggest treatment to provide relief for my pain.

Query: Hello doctor,I have eczema and a very irritated and painful vagina. I do not have an STI because I have been with a single partner for the past few years. Please suggest treatment to provide relief for my pain.Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Such irritation could be because of a wet area (mostly because of sweat or urine) which causes irritation and rash, or there could be pubic hair infection. This could also be because of eczema. So, I suggest you...  Read Full »

I have a yeast infection, and my vagina is itching and burning. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 33-year-old woman. My vagina is itching and burning, and I have a yeast infection. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Whether there is burning and itching, I need to know whether there are any further symptoms, such as vaginal discharge. If so, is the discharge watery or curd white? Say it appears to be a yeast infection. As per yo...  Read Full »

Why do I have yellowish vaginal discharge and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask questions about my problem. I have vaginal discharge and I started to have a watery discharge. I also have a mild odor with yellowish discharge when I started using birth control pills. I am using it for ten days now. I feel uncomfortable and it is very itchy. Please ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sosela Rrusho

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern regarding vaginal discharge. It can occur due to various causes. It can occur due to a fungal infection, a bacterial infection, and due to sexually transmitted diseases. For getting a better answer, it is necessary to know more about the sympto...  Read Full »

What will be the causes for itching in private parts in diabetic patients?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old female, and I have itching in my private parts for three days. I took the FAS kit on the advice of my physician but was not resolved. I am also a diabetic.  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for reaching out. I am happy to help you with your query. First of all, we need to rule out any infection if present there. 1. Is there any discharge from your vagina like white or any other kind? Because, discharge sometimes causes itching due to associated ...  Read Full »

What could cause vaginal and anal itching without a discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I have vaginal itch whenever I am active or at work. It tends to reach my anus at times, causing both to itch at once. I do not have any chunky discharge or anything of the sort, but sometimes there is a smell but not too strong. It has been happening for a while now and I do not want...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Itching in the vaginal region could be a sign of yeast infection. Avoid sweating of that area and keep changing your undergarments frequently and keep the area dry. Sometimes improper hygiene while shaving public hair can also cause local infections and lead to genit...  Read Full »

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