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after having intercourse in the shower i my vagina is dry and sometimes hurts to have intercourse even with lubrication why is this

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
35 years experience Gynecology
Yeast infection?: Yeast infections occur when the area is subject to a warm moist environment. You can also get other sexually transmitted infections that might cause s ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Vaginal dryness: It may be your birth control pills. Consult your gynecologist for help.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO: same consequences as unprotected sex .
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Friction/position: It truly depends on multiple factors: adequate lubrication, position, length of intercourse, rough foreplay, small vaginal scratches or tears. It is a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
23 years experience Gynecology
Need to be examined: There are so many different things this can be from minor conditions to serious ones. You really need to be examined. If you do not get answers...Fi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Sometimes this can be due to a previously undetected yeast or bacterial infection. Sometimes it can be due to having sex infrequently. If you're con ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a GYN MD: These symptoms may signal an injury or infection that needs to be examined and treated. Contact a GYN MD ASAP for an exam.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma or infection: You need to determine if you think the swelling is just from trauma of the encounter or if it is from infection. If the area is swollen, red and hot t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The described sequence of events suggests her post-coital symptoms may result from sex-related acts and the use of pleasure-enhancing tools or cream i ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This is normal.: During the excitement phase there is engorgement from increased blood flow. There can also be some irritation and swelling due to the friction during ... Read More
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