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I am 64 y and having problem with burning and itching near

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I am 64 y and having problem with burning and itching near vag
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: About a year. It gets sore like there is a cut there
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Very dry
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Sorry to hear about your symptoms.

Low estrogen level will cause dryness and also frequent fungal infections.

There is also possibility of lichen sclerosis lesions --this is an autoimmune condition affecting the vaginal lining.

Estrogen vaginal cream daily should be considered.

Super infection should be treated with anti fungal medication.

What have you tried so far?
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