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Having itchiness around vagina. Suggest some ointment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I has itchness around my vagina frm past three u suggest me any ointment for that
Doctor:May I know if your period is around the corner?
Doctor:Are you having any discharge?
User:its due on 26th of this month
User:i had white discharge when it started, but now i dont
Doctor:vaginal itching can occur due to few medical condition such as hormonal changes, vaginal dryness and infection.
User:its not fully around only two side of it...
Doctor:in the current circumstances i would suggest you to try antifungal cream such as "Candid B" to treat any fungal infection.
User:am washing that area daily with dettol...but of no use..
Doctor:And that should reduce/improve your symptoms.
Doctor:You will however need to see a doctor if any other symptom such as discharge follows the itching.
Doctor:Do not wash with dettol.
Doctor:They can cause irritation and worsen the itching.
Doctor:Try the candid B cream locally and see the response for next few days.
Doctor:If symptoms do not improve in 3-5 days, you would need a physical examination by a gynecologist.
User:will try the ointment u suggested...and get back to you..
User:how many times can i apply a day...may i know
Doctor:you can apply this twice or thrice a day which ever is feasible.
Doctor:You should find good response with twice a day application for 3-5 days.
User:Okay thank you doctor...
Doctor:Stop the cream if you develop rashes or profuse vaginal discharge.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:No more query..will get back to go..if necessary...Thank you
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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