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HiIm 40yr old woman. My problem is im very very itchy in

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Hi
Im 40yr old woman. My problem is im very very itchy in my vaginal area. I mean so itchy im.nearly tearing the skin. I thought i might be goin threw the change but my gp took bloods and says no. Im single and dont sleep around so im fairly sure it not an sti. It can also be a little burning. But ive looked down there and everything looks ok. I also have bad over active bladder. I feel like im falling apart in that area. Please help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
It sounds like a yeast infection.
Where you tested for infection?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No i havent

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
OK
Most typically this would be yeast infection.
One would use an over the counter vaginal yeast cream.
However, other infections can cause itching as well, garnerella for example, which would need a different medication.
Your GP should have at least swabbed secretions and checked for yeast.
You certainly could tell him/her you are going to try cream for a yeast infection, and go from there.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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