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Why my vagina is so itchy ?

I m 16 years old and I want to know why my vaginas so itchy! Not my vagina lips or inside my vagina but the actuall outside vagina skin and it s all wrinkly but I think it s wrinkly due to the dry itchy skin because I m constantly scratching down there I also find that I leak alot of vaginal liquids so it kind of smells all the time, I m so embarrassed please help!
Sat, 7 May 2011
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Hello.
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Itchy vagina is mainly due to fungal infection. The only way to get a relief for some time is to have oral antifungals once a week for at least six weeks and alongwith it you must use a local antifungal lotion on that area. If you do not take adequate treatment it is notorious for recurrence.
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