Treatment for pubic itch

I am having a problem with pubic itch, and burning ...what can i do get rid of hurts to the touch...

If you are suffering from vaginal itching and burning, it could be because of a variety of reasons. Some of the causes of vaginal itching are genital herpes, sebaceous cysts, pubic lice, and vaginitis. The symptoms of the all these conditions are itching and inflammation, along with tenderness and redness.

Some of the home remedies to treat itching and burning in the vagina are as follows:

  • Use cold compresses to relieve the itching and irritation around the pubic area.
  • Use hot pads in case the condition is accompanied by pain.
  • Consume foods rich in vitamin C to boost the immunity of the body so as to prevent and treat the infections causing the itching and burning. You can consume foods such as lemons, grapefruits, guavas, oranges, and Indian gooseberries.
  • Apply a paste of baking soda to treat pubic itch and inflammation.
  • Application of yogurt on and around the pubic area also helps relieve pubic itching.
  • Avoid vaginal douching. You may use cotton wipes to keep the vaginal and pubic area clean.
  • Avoid sexual intercourse when suffering from the vaginal itching and burning.

Other than these home remedies, you must consult a gynecologist for diagnosis of the cause of the condition and undergo prescribed medical treatment.

answered by S S

I am suffering from red itchy bumps around my pubic area. Please suggest some good home remedies

Appearance of itchy, red vaginal bumps may be indicative of infections such as genital herpes and conditions such as sebaceous cysts. Some of the symptoms of these conditions include a vaginal itch and irritation and tenderness and redness of the affected area. Some of the home remedies to treat bumps near the genital area are as follows:

  • Apply cold compresses to relieve the itching and pain in the pubic area. This also helps treat the reddening bumps.
  • Avoid sexual intercourse when suffering from itchy bumps around the pubic area.
  • Avoid vaginal douching as this might aggravate the infection. You may use cotton wipes to clean the vaginal area. Personal hygiene is the key to prevent and treat itchy bumps around vagina.
  • Apply a paste of baking soda to the affected area; this helps cure the itching and irritation around the vagina.
  • Intake or topical application of curd also helps treat itchy bumps in the pubic area.
  • Eat foods rich in vitamin C including lemons, grapefruits, Indian gooseberries, oranges, and guavas to build immunity against various genital infections like yeast infection and vaginitis.
  • You can use heating pads to sooth the pain if the itchy bumps are inflamed.

It is best, however, to consult a gynecologist for expert advice and undergo prescribed medical treatment.

answered by G M

Cures for vaginal itch and thick yellow discharge?

Vaginal discharge is a normal phenomenon that serves to lubricate the genitalia and also helps prevent infections. It is usually transparent to off-white in color and varies in texture, depending on the phase of the menstrual cycle. However, if the vaginal discharge is yellowish in color, accompanied by itching, it can be due to various infections. Some of the causes of a vaginal itch and yellowish discharge are bacterial and fungal infections, vaginitis, stress, and chemical irritants. In most cases, an itch and a yellow discharge is a sign of a yeast infection. However, in some cases, it could be more serious and you should definitely consider getting checked by a doctor before opting for home remedies.

Some of the remedies for vaginal itching and a yellow discharge are as follows:

  • Apply garlic paste on the affected areas as this helps relieve itching. Garlic is also antimicrobial in action and will help treat the cause of the infection.
  • Consume curd or apply it directly to the affected area to relieve vaginal itching and stop the yellow discharge.
  • You can also use calendula to treat the condition. Boil the herb in water and allow the decoction to cool before applying it on the vagina.
  • Apply water-soaked tea bags on the vagina to relieve the vaginal itching and treat the infection.

Other than these remedies, you can take preventive measures such as maintaining personal hygiene and engaging in safe sex.

answered by c

I am 16 weeks pregnant and suffering from intense vaginal itching?

Vaginal itching could be the result of a variety of factors including skin dryness or xerosis, liver abnormalities, chicken pox, STDs, and intake of medicines and prenatal vitamins. Vaginal itching during pregnancy is common; in fact, pregnancy and vaginal itching are related to each other, and the prime cause being changes in the pH level of vagina, which leads to topical irritation and itching. Some of the natural ways to treat vaginal itching during pregnancy are as follows:

  • Apply a paste of baking soda on and around the vagina to relieve the itching.
  • Cold compresses may be used to treat vaginal itching during pregnancy.
  • Hot water bath also helps relive vaginal itching.
  • Application of garlic paste not only helps relieve vaginal itching during pregnancy but is also a natural way to treat infections.
  • Consumption or application of yogurt on the affected areas can also help relieve vaginal itching.

Apart from these home remedies, there are a few preventive measures that you can take:

  • Avoid the use of scented detergents to wash your clothes and undergarments.
  • Practice healthy intercourse habits and use condoms.
  • Wear loose-fitted clothing and cotton panties.
  • Always keep your vaginal area clean and dry.
  • Avoid vaginal douching. However, you may use tissue or cotton wipes to clean the vagina.

Vaginal infections during pregnancy are not uncommon and you must consult your gynecologist for expert advice and medical treatment.

answered by A S

Suffering from a pubic itch could be a socially embarrassing situation if you are caught in the act of itching in public. A pubic itch is widely considered to be a very significant sign of unhealthy living and an unclean lifestyle. There are a number of causes for pubic region itching such as the presence of a sexually transmitted disease, the development of some kind of allergy, the presence of pubic lice as well as some mild form of skin irritation. In most cases, the pubic region itching sensation is likely to be accompanied by a significant amount of irritation to the skin cells in the affected region along with some amount of inflammation. One of the first things to do when you notice pubic lice symptoms is to contact a licensed doctor and seek medication for the same.

However because of the embarrassment this condition is likely to cause, there are also a number of self help steps that one could take to remedy their condition. These steps which include certain lifestyle changes would help also help prevent the condition from taking place. For instance, for women to prevent the development of pubic itch, it is important to remember that after urination as also after a bowel movement, to wipe the area from front to back. This should be done in order to prevent the bacteria present around the anus from reaching the vaginal opening. Apart from causing pubic itch, this also gives rise to the problem of a urinary tract infection. Women should also make it a point to avoid any chemical based products like vaginal douches as also hygiene sprays for women as they are known to cause some amount of imbalance with the acidic level in the vagina. Men, on the other hand, should make it a point to keep the penis washed clean on a regular basis. They should also choose to wear underwear that is loose and made of natural fiber.

One of the most common causes of pubic itch happens to be the presence of pubic lice. Under normal circumstances, pubic lice will only be found in the genitalia or region of pubic hair, but occasionally, they may also be present on other coarse body hair. However, the lice present on the head will not be pubic lice and will be purely of the head lice variety. The two primary pubic lice symptoms are limited to the intense sensation of itching around the genital area and being able to notice the presence of lice eggs, also known as nits, and crawling lice around the region. In most cases, the spread of pubic lice from one person to another happens primarily through sexual contact, although there are known instances of sharing of personal items such as clothing, towels and bed linens could be the primary cause. However, there is also the myth that simply sitting on a toilet seat after someone infected with pubic lice has been on it can get you infected is absolutely not true.

Any home remedies for pubic itch will primarily revolve around identifying the root cause of the problem and getting rid of the irritation, the inflammation and the overall sense of discomfort. One of the most important factors in getting rid of pubic lice is to understand that it is spread through sexual activity; therefore it is necessary that one refrains from engaging in any kind of sexual contact up until the problem has been dealt with. The use of Tea Tree oil is considered to be one of the most effective methods of treatment for pubic lice, primarily because of its very potent antifungal as well as antiseptic properties. It is because of these properties that the solution is also regularly used as a face wash as well as ointment for nail fungus. Concentrated teat tree oil should be diluted and massaged gently into the pubic skin for best results in order to get rid of any kind of pubic lice infestation in the area. The use of peppermint oil is another very highly recommended treatment option for when it comes to dealing with pubic lice. This solution is however more widely known for helping with digestion. The use of peppermint oil in dealing with pubic lice revolves around the fact that it has a soothing effect on the skin and scalp and plays a huge role in alleviating the dandruff and any presence of lice. All one needs to do is prepare a bath with some peppermint oil mixed into the water and allow the body to soak in the solution for a period of time.

There are a number of over the counter treatment options that one can make use of as well, when it comes to dealing with pubic lice, however, it is of prime importance that you consult your local physician for the same. This is necessary in order to identify which of these products are most suitable and least medically complex or dangerous. Feminine itch home remedies do not differ much from the other remedies that could be used to treat the itch, though consultation with the doctor would be of prime importance. In the event that you suffer from pubic lice, make it a point to get tested for other sexually transmitted diseases as well.

answered by M W

It could be a yeast infection or some other kind of invader and you've itched it till it's sore. Please go to the doctor

answered by o f m

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