June
04
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Gynecology

Itching of the vulva: causes and treatment

itching of the vulva: causes and treatment

itching of the vulva itching of the vulva (the external female genital organs) in most cases is a sign of various diseases (gastro - intestinal tract, liver, etc.), A manifestation of allergic reactions (food components, drugs and so forth.), the result of intoxication (the impact of synthetic fibers, chemicals and so on.), well as a harbinger of endocrine disorders, blood diseases, mental and neurological diseases.Also, quite often itching of the vulva is a sign indicating the presence of degenerative diseases of the vulva (sclerosing lichen, leukoplakia and kraurosis)

Causes

At the moment, the nature of this disease is determined not yet in full, but we can say with confidence,that the leading role in its occurrence is the presence of neuroendocrine abnormalities in the body.If there is an itch quite clearly visible deviation in the nerve endings of the CNS, which is created and a burning sensation.Also highlighted certain failures in the autonomic nervous system

, causing difficulty integuments perception of external stimuli.

However, in some cases, the disease can be classified as an independent.The reason for its occurrence can be a nerve - tropical disturbances in virtually every age period.Adolescents often vulvar itching occurs as a consequence of the presence of vulvovaginal or fungal diseases.In women of childbearing age the disease occurs as a result of extragenital disease or diabetes;and in women during menopause, the emergence of the most frequently due to the fact that very sharply reduced the content of estrogen in the blood, causing trophic changes of the genitals.Duration of illness from several months to several years.

also the root causes include: dermatitis (contact and allergic), chronic lichen simplex, atopic dermatitis, vaginitis, systemic diseases (seborrhea, lichen planus, psoriasis, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, disease Haley - Haley

Symptoms

main clinical manifestation is itching of the vulva, which may be paroxysmal or permanent. Most often it occurs at night and can be so painful that causes a variety of psycho-emotional disorders. Scratching associated with itching contributed to increasing the inflammatory processthat further enhances the discomfort. If the disease is prolonged, in the tissues of the vulva may develop atrophic processes, as well as depigmentation or pigmentation of the skin

Treatment

for quality treatment of itching of the vulva is first necessary to eliminate both local andcommon comorbidities.Treatment today is conducted in several ways, but the most effective is the ultrasonic treatment allows with minimal discomfort and damage internal organs eliminate this disease.Is widely used laser treatment, with a marked reduction in itching has been observed after seven treatments.

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