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condoms were out of date is this the cause of the itching?

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For the past few days i have had itching inside my vagina and today i noticed a small lump deep inside it is a small bit sore and it is rather itchy.I would just like to know what this might be. Recently my husband and i used some condoms during intercourse and when i was throwing the box away i noticed they were out of date i was just wondering if this was the cause of the itching, we used them about three weeks ago but only noticed the itching a few days a go and the lump today. I have pcos and had a miscarriage over a year ago.

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replied August 22nd, 2011
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A26186
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Itching in vagina could be suggestive of vaginal infection, inflammation or irritation. Do not ignore your symptoms. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough evaluation and get started on appropriate treatment (as indicated by examination and investigation results). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. If you intend to remain sexually active, consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact (if you are not ready for pregnancy).
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