Numerous women experience vaginal itching from time to time. The common causes of this itching include; usage of chemical irritants, STDs, menopause, a weakened immune system, excessive stress, and bacteria or yeast infection.
This vaginal itching could be accompanied by redness, swelling, vaginal discharge, vaginal odor, irritation and a burning sensation around the vagina or vulva. Furthermore, women with vaginal itching or burning sensation may experience pain during sex or urination.
Here are some tips and good practices, to consider, when dealing with vaginal itching and burning sensation;
- Avoid excessive washing of the vagina as this could lead to the vagina drying and itching.
- Avoid consuming sugars and carbohydrates as yeasts thrive on them.
- Wear cotton underpants that allow for airflow around the vagina.
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