Pruritus Vulvae Home Care
- Apply corticosteroid cream to the vulva for itching:
- Take a warm bath twice a day:
- Gently rinse the vulva while bathing
- Do not clean the vulva with soap.
- Avoid using douche.
- Avoid sexual intercourse.
- Avoid spermicides.
- Wipe the vulva gently after urinating.
- Use toilet paper that does not contain perfume.
- To help keep the vulva dry:
- Wear moisture-wicking underwear.
- Wear loose-fitting clothes.
- Oral antihistamines for itching:
- Take prescribed medications as directed.
Pruritus Vulvae Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have pruritus vulvae and any of the following:
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