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How can vaginal itching and burning sensations be treated after yeast infection treatment?

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Dr. Suma Parinam

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Posted on Fri, 8 Jun 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I had a yeast infectiom however it went away but im.still suffering with a burning sensation and itchness but doesnt burn when i pee ot only burns after a shower what do you recommend that i should do to get rid of the burning sensation ?
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Answered by Dr. Suma Parinam 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Injured the urethra

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

i have seen many patients in clinic who complain this after treatment. Because of earlier yeast infection and itch there is a heavy scratching leading to reupture of mucosa or injury to urethral epithelium. Also the treatment leads to dryness of the areas causing more burning.
I suggest sitz baths with plain cold water. I suggest good vaginal moisturizer to be applied which can balance pH. This would take care in couple of days.
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Follow up: Dr. Suma Parinam 7 minutes later
do i need to see a doctor for medication
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Answered by Dr. Suma Parinam 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
First use vaginal moisturizer available at pharmacy

Detailed Answer:
I think you can try vaginal moisturizer first along with vaginal pH control wash available at stores.
if it doesn't help you may go ahead with doctor.
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