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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Women's Health
Question: I feel burning down my vagina as if i have uti. Also i am getting itchy deep inside my vagina. Can you please help. Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Oral, local, vaginal antibacterial and antifungal agents.

Detailed Answer:
Hi there, I have understood your concern,
I will suggest you the best possible treatment options.

Please do not worry.

Please provide some more information about your problem.
Are you sexually active?
Since how long are you getting this kind of problem?
Do you get burning while passing the urine?

I will suggest you keep the private parts clean and dry. Use of Lactic acid containing vaginal wash at Bath time is advisable. Use of Condom, over the period of next 2 weeks while having sexual activity is advisable.

I usually suggest a week long course of Doxycycline 100 mg. orally twice a for a week. Antifungal agents like Fluconazole 150 mg once a week.

A local ointment containing clotrimazole and clindamycin twice daily for a week to be applied on the private parts and vaginal tablets of Clotrimazole and Clindamycin at night for 7days.

Please seek prescription help from your treating gynecologist for getting oral, local and vaginal antibacterial and antifungal agents.

I hope this answer helps you.
Please feel free to ask further.

Thanks.
Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar 9 hours later
I have started having these symptoms three days after having last intercourse. No i dont get burning while urinating. Since two days i m having this problem. Its burning as if i have urge to urinate plus itchy deep down inside the vagina
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Answered by Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar 22 hours later
Brief Answer:
Couple treatment advisable. Cetrizine for itching.

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,
Thanks for appreciating the answer and reverting back.

If the symptoms have started after sexual activity, I will suggest that both the partners should be preferably treated with the medication described earlier.

Use of Condom over next couple of weeks is highly recommended.
Please drink plenty of water and fruit juices in the day.

use of anti histamine like Cetrizine tablets is advisable to control itching.

I hope this answer helps you.
Thanks.
Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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