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    What causes extreme itching in the vaginal region?

Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Women's Health
Question: What do I take for extreme itching (for several weeks now) in the vaginal area? I've tried prescribed creams, taken diflucan 1 x. It has spread to entire area
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Tinea cruris likely

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.

It seems that you have a fungal infection known as tinea cruris in the vaginal area.

It leads to extreme itching in the perineal and vaginal area and is treated by oral Fluconazole(not cream) and local application of Terbinafine ointment.

You can upload the photograph of the lesion for a better diagnosis.

Hope you found the answer helpful.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr Deepti Verma

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma 29 minutes later
can you call in the Rx please? I have no physician currently. Store phone # is 850-315-0474 CVS Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please call customer care team for the service

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
You can use call a doctor service on this site after consultation with the customer care team.
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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