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Do yeast infections cause dryness

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Any chemical: that is foreign to the vaginal lining, can alter the bacterial component that prevents a vaginal yeast infection. I suggest an aqueous based lubricant ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: As vaginal tissues become drier they lose the acidic protection of the natural lubricant and vaginal environment less effective at fighting infections ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Vaginal Dryness: Reduced estrogen levels are the main cause of vaginal dryness. Estrogen, a female hormone, helps keep vaginal tissue healthy by maintaining normal vag ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Mexas
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: It has not been associated with causing any direct secondary infections and is not known for causing any vaginal symptoms either. Common sides includ ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
See Below: Vaginal dryness occurs when the ovaries produce a decreased amount of estrogen. This can occur at certain times in a woman's life, and may be permanen ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibilitiesi: Vaginal dishcharge and dryness can be caused by many things such as a yeast infection (most common) Trichomonas, Bacterial Vaginosis, foreign body, al ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience Pediatrics
Dryness: Either your yeast infection is not clear or there is another reason for your dryness. You should consult with your GYN, as sex should be enjoyable! G ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahareh Fazilat
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis : This could also be due to a bacterial vaginosis infection or trichomonas. You need to be examined and evaluated by a physician whom can perform a wet ... Read More
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