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Itchy skin during periods. No STD. Treatment?

Every time I get my period, my skin down there becomes really itchy. It s very uncomfortable, and I assume that I scratch in my sleep because the skin will be totally raw and red when I wake up. This usually lasts throughout my period and for a couple days afterwards. I know it s not an STD because I m still a virgin , but it s starting to freak me out. I get really dry down there too. And I always wear underwear to bed.
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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thank you for query.itching in the area during periods may be due to the diapers used or friction or irritations caused during menstruation.So please clean the area gently with mild soaps or cleansers during periods,Do not rub too much,Use a good brand pads,have good ventilation when possible.You can use some moisturizers to prevent itching if too dry.
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