Symptom: Vulva itch
Vulva itch: Itching of the vulva area
Introduction: Vulval itch is the itching of the external vulva or external public region in women. It needs to be distinguished from vaginal itching, affecting the internal vagina, although the distinction is sometimes not clear. Vaginal or vulval itching needs prompt professional medical diagnosis.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Vulva itch:
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Symptoms related to Vulva itch: vaginal itching (7), genital itching (13), genital rash (4), itching (53), vulva symptoms (13)
Vulva itch type of: Genital itching (13), Vulva symptoms (13)
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Possible causes of symptom: Vulva itch: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Vulva itch as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Vaginal itch
- Vaginal infection
- Vulval skin conditions
- General itch - vulval itching may occur as part of a general symptom of itching
- Certain systemic conditions that may manifest as or cause a vulval itch include:
- See also causes of vaginal itch, vaginal discharge, vaginal symptoms, or other vulva symptoms
Medications or substances causing Vulva itch: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Vulva itch as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Vulva itch: The following list of conditions have 'Vulva itch' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Vulva itch: The following list of conditions have 'Vulva itch' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Last revised: July 10, 2004
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