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Vaginal itching

Also known as Itching Of Vagina

Vaginal itching is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of vaginal itching are vaginitis, vaginal yeast infection, and urinary tract infection. Other possible causes, such as contact dermatitis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with vaginal itching often receive pelvis exam, urinalysis, standard pregnancy test, microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology), chlamydia test, examination of breast, pap smear and rectal examination .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with vaginal itching include fluconazole (diflucan), metronidazole, terconazole topical, miconazole topical product, clotrimazole topical, estrogens, conjugated (usp) (premarin), metronidazole topical product, betamethasone-clotrimazole topical, nystatin-triamcinolone topical, etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol unidentified, tinidazole, estrogens, conjugated (usp) / methyltestosterone and clindamycin topical product .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for vaginal itching include race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == male almost never get vaginal itching.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.2x
5-14 years
0.4x
15-29 years
2.1x
30-44 years
1.5x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.7x
Hispanic
1.6x
White
0.6x
Other
1.4x
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