When an uncomfortable itching is experienced in the vagina, it is known as vaginal itching. Bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, STDs, menopause and chemical irritants are causes of vaginal itching. Pelvic exam and a sample of the discharge are used as diagnostic procedures for vaginal discharge. Frequent diaper changes for young girls, contraceptives during intercourse, proper cleaning of the genitals and using vaginal moisturizer to prevent vaginal dryness are used as preventive measures for vaginal itching.
HOW IS VAGINAL ITCHING DIAGNOSED?
Estrogen creams are used to treat menopause related itching.