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Possible Causes of Vaginal Itching


Are you here because you’re experiencing itching and general discomfort in your vagina and/or the vulvar skin that surrounds the vagina? There’s nothing to be embarrassed about. Almost all women experience vaginal itching at some point in their lives. And that’s because there are so many things that can irritate the sensitive skin of the vulva and vagina. The list ...

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How To Get Rid of Candida For Good


Scientist’s estimate 70% of our population – both men and women – suffers from candida albicans overgrowth. Candida is a form of yeast/fungus that is present in everyone, in the mouth and intestinal tract. Ideally it exists in harmony in your gut along with the trillions of other bacteria that aid in digestion and nutrient absorption, but when candida begins ...

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How To Alleviate Vaginal Itching


Vaginal itch is irritating as heck, and it can begin to consume your life. Pretty soon, you’re analyzing clothing in terms of what touches your irritated womanly parts and what doesn’t. You bemoan sitting, standing, or just being in public places for any length of time and relish trips to the bathroom where you can alleviate your discomfort in private. ...

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Reasons Why Your Vagina Itches


It’s incredibly uncomfortable—and can be downright worrisome—when your nether regions are itchy. The good news is that there are a few simple explanations for why you may have vaginal itching, along with some easy remedies. “Most of the time when women experience itching in the pubic region, it is the vulva, or the area around the vagina, that is affected,” ...

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What To Do If You Smell Down There


The challenge with vaginal odor is that there’s not a wealth of good studies or teachings that can be a guide to what’s “normal” and what’s “not normal,” says Rajiv Gala, M.D., a Young-Physician-At-Large with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and faculty member of the Ochsner Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in New Orleans. However, if ...

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How To Get Rid of Vaginal Odor


If you have an unpleasant vaginal odor, it can be very embarrassing, and it may be a sign of some sort of infection, or even poor personal hygiene. One of the most common vaginal infections that is associated with a fishy vaginal smell is called bacterial vaginosis, which is caused by gardnerella bacteria. This as well as other infections should ...

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Yeast Infections And Sex


A yeast infection can increase your risk for STDs, and may pose some risk for your sexual partners. Yeast infections are not sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), although they share many of the same symptoms, such as vaginal itching, burning, pain, and discharge. Given the prevalence of STDs and yeast infections, it’s not unreasonable for a woman to wonder if a ...

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3 Signs You’re Suffering From Candida Overgrowth


Odds are pretty high that you’re familiar with the medical condition known as a yeast infection, as statistics suggest that up to 75 percent of all American women contract a vaginal yeast infection (along with the accompanying itching and thick, discolored discharge) at least once in their lives. But what you may not know is that the official medical term ...

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