Q. Why is my vaginal opening white with itching?

Answered by Dr. Sameer Kumar and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M


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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.

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Dr. Sameer Kumar
Infertility, Obstetrics And Gynaecology


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 examination by your gynecologist or you may send a picture of the lesion for diagnosis and further advise.

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