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 am getting dry patches on my labia majora which itches and burns a lot. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been getting dry patches on my labia majora. One of the spots is hard, and if I squeeze it, they itch. Hard ones hurt on touching and have a burning sensation.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you have a urine analysis, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), and a high vaginal swab to check the source of infection. If you have been suffering from any medical issue, it is better to have complete treatment for any health issue, like diabetes. Diabetes in...  Read Full »

I am suffering from change in urinary frequency. Is it suggestive of an urinary infection?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing very slight itching in my urinary tract. Also noticed that I am having frequent urination. Sometimes urination is fine, but it is only two to three drops at times.  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) suggest that you do not have a urinary tract infection but have vaginitis. Therefore, you may take these antibiotics. 1. Novefos sachet at bedtime with a glass of water (single dose). 2. Syrup Cital (...  Read Full »

My vagina is itching since my pregnancy and does not respond to any antifungal medications. What is the reason for it?

Query: Hello doctor, The labia area of my vagina has been extremely itchy with an occasional burning sensation and mucus discharge for the past year. There are a few bumps on my vagina that the doctor has not seen yet. The itchiness began when I was six weeks pregnant, and I was tested for almost everythin...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I will surely help you. I have gone through all the details presented by you (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). You are following all the right medicines. Is there any odor associated with the discharge you experie...  Read Full »

Why do I have odor and itching in my intimate area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a yeast infection with a green and yellow discharge and a slight odor. There is itching and little discomfort as well. I was taking tablet Fluconazole for the same. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will surely help you. You have mentioned already that you have a yeast infection. Please tell me whether you have odor along with discharge and burning sensation while urinating. My suggestion based on the information you provided is as fol...  Read Full »

I have brown discharge with vaginal itching and burning sensation. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have brown discharge with vaginal itching and burning sensation. I am taking birth control pills to regulate my period. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have only brown discharge, or do you have curdy white discharge also? It seems like you have candidal vaginitis. I suggest getting a smear test for confirmation. Vaginal itching goes more in favor of infection. If it is only a brown discharge, it could be spotti...  Read Full »

I have small bumps in my private area and it is itching. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from itching that I thought would go away on its own, but it seems like it is just getting worse. I have no sexual contact or history, no unusual discharge or smell. But I have noticed these white spots over my vulva, inner lips, and anus. And then sometimes the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. 1) The picture of multiple bumps (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) on your vaginal walls is called vestibular papillomatosis. This is a typical skin variation and needs no treatment. This will also not cause itch...  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

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 »

I have a slight on and off vaginal itching after my periods. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I usually have a slight on and off vaginal itching after my periods, for which I consulted a doctor. She advised me to take two tablets of Candiforce 200 and it stopped. However, these days I still have light vaginal itching on and off. My period date is on the 28th. Kindly help as I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you do a high vaginal swab (HVS) to rule out any infection as it will also tell you which medicines will suit you. Follow up with the report. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-onlin...  Read Full »

Can masturbation cause severe itchiness and swelling in the vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 18 years old with a weight of 58 kilograms and a height of five feet one inch. I am questioning to know whether I have a yeast infection because I have some symptoms such as the red, swollen vagina, clumpy discharge, severe itchiness, and burning while peeing. I am having these sympto...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. From the symptoms, you have mentioned, it looks like yeast or candidal infection which requires examination and treatment with antifungal. Hence, I would recommend visiting your health care provider for the same. To put your mind, easing ma...  Read Full »

I have pain during sex, vaginal itching, cheesy-white discharge, and abdominal pain. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing pain during sex with stomach pain, pain before I fart, bloating, and delayed periods. I consulted a doctor and did an ultrasound. The results show a right-side ovarian cyst measuring 5.3 x 3.3 cm. High vaginal swab result shows scanty staphylococcus infection. I took t...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to ilciniq.com. I have gone through your history, and I can understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of vaginitis. It is mainly due to fungal infections caused by antibiotics. So, kindly keep the area dry and clean, drink a lot of warm water, maintain a soft diet, a...  Read Full »

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