How to Get Rid of Itching Vagina

Posted: 07/09/2010 |Comments: 0 | Views: 1,059 |

Itching vagina is a very terrible things if it happened . It's very uncomfortable, embarrassing and sometimes it can be really hurt when you start scratching. To speak to others about your itching vagina is very embarrassing. You cannot speak of it but you suffering it very much. The only solutions is to go to the Internet and start searching no ways to get rid of itching vagina.

Before I share the ways to get rid of the itching vagina, I would like to inform you what caused the itchiness of the vagina:

Common causes of vaginal itching include:

  • Chemical irritants -- such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies.
  • Menopause -- the drop in estrogen causes thinning of the vaginal wall and less lubrication.
  • Stress -- may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections.
  • Vaginal yeast infectionVaginal yeast infection -- often includes a discharge that is white and curd-like. Vaginal yeast infections can be brought on by antibiotics, birth control pills, pregnancy, menstruation, condom use, sexual intercourse, diabetes, and a weakened immune system.
  • Vaginitis Vaginitis -- inflammation, itching, discharge, and odor caused by other infections (including sexually transmitted diseases). Vaginitis in girls before puberty is common. If a young girl has a sexually transmitted vaginal infection, however, sexual abuse must be considered and addressed.

Other possible, but less common, causes of vaginal or vulvar itching include:

  • Certain skin conditions affecting the vulvar skin, some of which may be precancerous
  • PinwormsPinworms (a parasitic infection mainly affecting children)

Most of the time,vaginitis is the reason why the vagina got so itchy. You can click on the vaginitis link to read more about vaginitis and how to get rid of it on my blog.

To prevent and treat vaginal itching:

  • Avoid colored or perfumed toilet tissue and bubble bath.
  • Avoid feminine hygiene sprays and douches.
  • Change out of wet clothing, especially wet bathing suits or exercise clothing, as soon as possible.
  • Cleanse the area by wiping or washing from front to back (vagina to anus) after urinating or having a bowel movement.
  • Eat yogurt with live cultures or take lactobacillus acidophilus tablets when using antibiotics. Check with your doctor.
  • Keep your genital area clean and dry. Use plain, unscented soap.
  • Keep your blood sugar under good control if you have diabetes.
  • Lose weight if you are overweight.
  • Wear cotton panties or pantyhose with a cotton crotch. Avoid panties made from synthetic materials. For infants and toddlers, change diapers often.

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