Effective treatments for vaginal itching include antibiotics, antifungal medications, estrogen creams, vaginal ring inserts and steroid creams and lotions, according to WebMD. Home remedies that treat and prevent vaginal irritation include avoiding scented soaps and pads, wearing cotton panties, not douching and wiping back to front after a bowel movement.
Vaginal itching is an extremely uncomfortable irritation on the female genital area, explains WebMD. While most irritation is not worrisome and gets better on its own, in some cases it is due to an infection. The most common causes of vaginal itching include vaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, sexually transmitted diseases, chemical irritants and menopause.