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I have recurring vaginal irritation at the vagina opening.

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I have recurring vaginal irritation at the vagina opening. Doctors have diagnosed me with yeast infections, vaginitis, and contact dermatitis but the condition persists. Could it be vulvodynia and how do I treat it.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Manos, M.D., board certified ObGyn. Vaginal discharge and irritation can get complicated if it lingers. Sometimes there is a fine balance between normal physiology and inflammation. Vulvadynia isn't a diagnosis but fancy description of vaginal inflammation. You may need some older modes of therapy particularly with stubborn forms of yeast. Trust your doctors for now and use mild hydrocortisone 1% to blend with other meds to get things back to normal.