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Itching over vulva, white discharge and scalp skin discolouration - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hello i have itching in vulva which gets severe sometimes i used lobate gm cream for sometime whenever it use toitch badly now itching was constant so i use the same cream for three weeks now very recently the skin has discloued . I use to have white discharge sometime my scalp is also itching badly sometimes can you tell me what is it ? thanks
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
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so that I can answer you better
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It seems you moved out of the page
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If you have some queries please come back
User :   yeah there was some referral for which i had moved
Doctor :   ok
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Do you have white discharge?
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Does it have an odour?
User :   yeah i have
Doctor :  
How many pads do you use per day during discharge?
User :   but that is from quite sometime which sometimes goes off
Doctor :  
Ok, Do you have unprotected sex?
User :   4 on inital then 2
User :   i am married for last 1 year
User :   my periods are regular
Doctor :  
Ok, do you have unprotected sex?
User :   yeah
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does your husband have any problems?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you have itching?
User :   he is defence officer and they have regular check ups
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have pain during intercourse?

User :   yeah initially
Doctor :  
User :   not much
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So now your problem is itching over the vulva and white discharge, is it not?
User :   yeah and skin discoloration
User :   and scalp also itches sometimes badly
Doctor :  
Ok because of the itching and constant scratch there is lichenification likely that has happened
User :   i was using lobate gm for quite sometime for three weeks
Doctor :  
Actually you need a physical examination by the Doctor since it is more than 3 weeks and the over the counter medicine is not helpful for you any more
Doctor :   that is for the itch that you hve
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Now coming to the scalp problem
User :   but is it fungal infection
Doctor :   It could be bacterial vaginosis or anaerobic infection
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Fungal infection usualy has curdy white discharge
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Do you have that ?
User :   skin discoloration has caused very recently could it be due to cream
Doctor :  
It is not foul smelling
Doctor :  
in fungal infection
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What is your age
User :   yeah it is white discharge seems curdy
User :   no foul smelling
User :   31
User :   the whitning has diminished on vulva after i stopped using the cream but on dark area it is more visible
User :   could this itching be related to itching on scalp because both started same time
Doctor :  
They could be related
User :   so what ccould it be
Doctor :  
It could be a fungal infection as per your symptoms
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and the vaginal infection seems to be so
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Now let me ask few questions on the scalp
User :   so what medicine to be taken
Doctor :  
Do you have dandrfuff
User :   yeah
Doctor :  
You should get a microscopic of the discharge
User :   yeah i have recently
Doctor :  
What is the result
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Can you share it with me?
User :   no i am saying i had dandruff

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