Also known as Vulvar itching, Vulvar Pruritus, and Vulval Itching
Intense itching of the external female genitals.Source: MeSH
The most common causes of vulvar irritation are vaginitis, vaginal yeast infection, and female genitalia infection. Other possible causes, such as urinary tract infection, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with vulvar irritation, 53% report having vaginal discharge, 38% report having vaginal itching, and 31% report having pain during intercourse.
Patients with vulvar irritation often receive pelvis exam, urinalysis, examination of breast, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), standard pregnancy test, pap smear, ultrasonography and chlamydia test .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with vulvar irritation include fluconazole (diflucan), metronidazole, clobetasol topical, terconazole topical, drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol, estradiol, estrogens, conjugated (usp) (premarin), medroxyprogesterone, miconazole topical product, betamethasone topical product, clotrimazole topical, valacyclovir (valtrex) and zinc oxide topical .
|Estrogens, Conjugated (Usp) (Premarin)||$56|
|Miconazole Topical Product|
|Betamethasone Topical Product|
|Zinc Oxide Topical|
Groups of people at highest risk for vulvar irritation include sex == female age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == male and age < 1 years almost never get vulvar irritation.