What Are Basics of Rectal Itching?

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My 98-year old mother keeps complaining of itching and burning in the vagina and rectum. She has had a UTI twice in the past 2 months and completed the prescribed antibiotic each time. Is there anything else than we can do besides constant trips to ER or Urgent Care? She insists on doing that.
Hi Ms. Campbell, the feeling of itching and burning is common in vaginal infection, vaginal infection can be yeast, bacteria, etc., yeast is very common. Unlike bacteria, antibiotics can't kill yeast, in fact, antibiotics kill the good germs so yeast can over grow. If it's yeast infection, your mom will need medication.
My 98-year old mother keeps complaining of itching and burning in the vagina and rectum. She has had a UTI twice in the past 2 months and completed the prescribed antibiotic each time. Is there anything else than we can do besides constant trips to ER or Urgent Care? She insists on doing that.
Hi Ms. Campbell, the feeling of itching and burning is common in vaginal infection, vaginal infection can be yeast, bacteria, etc., yeast is very common. Unlike bacteria, antibiotics can't kill yeast, in fact, antibiotics kill the good germs so yeast can over grow. If it's yeast infection, your mom will need medication.
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