Persistent itching of the vaginal and vulval areas may be due to
chemicals such as detergents, infections or menopause. Diagnostic
tests such as Pap smear, vaginal culture or biopsies may be
performed to determine the cause.
Review Date: 10/18/2009
Reviewed By: Daniel N. Sacks MD, FACOG, Obstetrics & Gynecology in Private
Practice, West Palm Beach , FL. Review Provided by VeriMed
Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical
Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by URAC, also known as the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (www.urac.org)