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Well um last night I began to experience a mildly itchy clitoris

Patient: Well um last night I began to experience a mildly itchy clitoris. It was not bad only irritating. However today it got much worse. Died down after a shower then returned about 6-7 hours later.No itching anywhere else just on my clit

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Here are possible causes of the itching:UTISTDsCandidial infectionIrritation to creams and contraceptive creamsYou should see a Doctor who will help to reach a diagnosis. He will reach a diagnosis by getting a urine and vaginal discharge sample. The samples can be checked by microscopy and culture to decide the microorganisms present.Then, the Doctor will treat you with the following:UTI – AntibioticsSTD – Antibiotics or antiviralsCandida – AntifungalsDrug irritation – Steroid creams and antihistaminesIf you do not achieve cure in 3 days, please see a Doctor.Wishing you a quick recovery.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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