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after i shave the upper part is so itchy.

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after i shave the upper part of my vagina is so itchy..i always shave it almost twice a day coz if i dont shave it was really itchy....i am not sexually active..any ointment to use so can relieve the itch ..what should i do..i always scratch it that it cause already to wounds on the side and upper part of my vagina....

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replied June 23rd, 2011
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A24347
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Avoid shaving so very often as you would affect the normal secretions and cause dryness which in turn would precipitate itching within sometime. Change your razor often. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for examination to rule out any infective causes. Drink plenty of water. You can also consider applying Caladryl lotion or Aloe vera lotion for temporary relief to soothe the itching (these will not cure the infection, but only provide temporary relief).
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