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Vaginal Itching

By August 10, 2009

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Vaginal itching is itching of the vagina and/or the vulvar skin that surrounds the vagina. Almost all females experience vaginal itching at some point in their lives. The causes of vaginal itching can vary from chemical reactions to vaginal infections and STDs. Discover what causes vaginal itching.

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September 18, 2009 at 8:27 pm
(1) Vel says:

I also suffered from several vaginal itching before and after my cycle every month for almost a year now. I had no discharge and no odor. My gyno prescribed Diflucan & Vagisil but they worked temporarily. The severe vaginal itching would come back after I finished the next menstrual cycle.

So I surfed the net and did this:

I started taking once a day Probiotic Acidophilus 10mg capsules from CVS for around $5. Remember to refrigerate the bottle as it states on the label. Some people take one capsule twice a day but I found that taking one capsule per day with a meal cleared up the “excessive white cells” my gyno was seeing and all itching.

I use Free & Clear laundry detergents.

As a precaution I did this:

I threw out every last single pair of underwear I owned and bought 3 packs of new cotton panties.

I did the same for the washcloths. I bought a few of the more expensive thick sturdier washcloths (not the flimsy cheap ones).

When I wash down below, I use soap to wash the cloth but not so much (a very little amount) on the actual skin down there. I do not work up a lather because when I did this I had a moderate itch a few hours after. AVOID LATHERING UP DOWN BELOW!

I am careful to rinse with just water at 3-4 times after I have washed with very little soap. I completely pat dry the area with a bath towel.

I apply a (no scent) pantiliner to my panties to help absorb moisture.

I am pleased and most grateful to report that I have not had any itching or irritation for 2 almost 3 months. When I did experience a slight irritation it was when I lathered too much soap down below and did not rinse and dry thoroughly. Otherwise NO problems whatsoever and it has been wonderful to be itch free!

October 4, 2009 at 11:38 pm
(2) Shadrochelle Jenkins says:

Hey girls! , i’ve been dealing with these issues for quite some time and over the couple of weeks its been getting worse. Green bumps are begining to appear around my vagina! I dont know what the problem can be because i havent been sexually active for the past 28 years and im 40 now! please let me know what to do about this. How will i ever get a man with these type of issues on my plate?!

August 11, 2010 at 5:42 pm
(3) itChy says:

I searched forever to find the answeres follow this link. Good Luck

http://www.virginia.edu/studenthealth/Cytolytic%20Vaginosis.pdf

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