Home remedy for vaginal itch from bubble baths.

Vaginal itching can worsen from something as simple as trapping bacteria for too long under too many layers of too-tight clothes, allergy to a chemical in soap, deodorant or dye or bacterial vaginitis to yeast. Stop using the bubble baths immediately if you have identified the cause and try these home remedies for vaginal itch -

  • Dissolve a half-cup table salt in a shallow tub of warm water. Insert your finger in the tub, then into your vagina to let the warm salt water in, remove your finger and relax for 10 to 15 minutes. Two or three consecutive nights of salt baths should ease the itch.
  • Dip a cotton ball in yogurt and smear near the itchy area. Yoghurt contains lactobacillus bacteria which are also found in healthy vagina.
  • Mix boric powder in warm water and apply this paste to the infected part and let it dry, this will avoid itchiness.
  • Drink lots of fluid like water, juices, buttermilk, and keep yourself hydrated from within. Cut down the intake of sugar and sweet foods and concentrated more on foods rich in vitamin C which includes lemons, oranges, guava, capsicum and tomatoes.
  • Wear comfortable fitting panties as it allows air for circulation. Keep your vagina clean and dry and avoid scratching.

If your itching does not respond to any home remedies for 3 days then consider visiting a specialist.

answered by S P

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