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I am 25 years old and got diabetics . i got to know when i was pregnant last year and i am still having it now. I checked with the doctor my sugar level is under control. But for the past few weeks i am having some itchiness in my vagina. These type of itchiness causing uncomfortable in my working place. Please help me.......


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replied June 28th, 2011
Sexual Health - Women Answer A24455
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum

Itching in the vagina can be due to various reasons as Infection which can be fungal or bacterial in nature,allergy due to clothing,condom use etc.If it is associated with any discharge,pain,burning then it could be indicative of infection.Some suggestions for you:
Wear loose cotton undies.
Wash the area twice with Tea Tree oil mixed in water and pat dry.
Apply any OTC available antifungal ointments containing Miconazole,Fluconazole etc.
Avoid tampoon use,douching,bubble bath,sauna etc.
If the symptoms worsen consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation and appropriate treatment.

Take Care!


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