3 years

My vagina has been itchy and now I started to have the burning kinda feel when I pee. Previously was diagnosed with fungi infection

I’ve been feeling itchy at my vagina, I feel its getting worse whereby it has starting to have the burning like of feel. I’ve been diagnosed with fungi infection 2 months ago. The doctor gave a capsule where I have to insert in my vagina and antibiotics as well. He told me to keep my vagina clean and avoid sweating but now I feel its coming back. Any home remedies I can start doing?

Dr Ramzdhan,

3 years

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

Based on your description, the symptoms you are experiencing can be due to several factors such as:

  • Fungal infection such as candidiasis
  • Bacterial vaginosis due to over-cleaning the vaginal area
  • HPV infection
  • Genital herpes infection
  • Skin condition such as eczema or lichen planus

As you previously have had candidal infection, there is a likelihood of it happen again. Recurrent candidal infection should always be investigated as it can be sign of weaken immune system. There are many diseases that can lead to recurrent candidal infection.

  • diabetes mellitus
  • HIV
  • pregnancy

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you .


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