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vaginal itching and irritation

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   i have vaginal itching and irritation most of the time.. is it because of any disease or infection ? or could it be because of mastrubation ? do i need to consult doctor or is there any other home remedy? could it be because of dryness ? i have vaginal discharge most of the days could it be because of that?  
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Masturbation can be irritating, especially if you're dry.  Lube should help if that's the problem.  Vaginal itching, especially if it's extreme, is usually indicative of a yeast infection.  Yeast infections generally (but not always) come with thick, white, "cottage cheese" discharge.  You should see a doctor, since they can test for a yeast infection and anything else that could cause irritation.  Also, don't douche.  Your vagina is a self-cleaning organ, and douching screws up the process and the pH inside.
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