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Does the nuvaring cause vaginal dryness

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Usually patients have a slight increase in vaginal discharge due to the "foreign body" ie the nuvaring. But vaginal dryness could occur.
Dr. RADHA SYED
51 years experience Gynecology
NuvaRing and dryness: The answer is no! please check with your health care provider for any infections you may have causing this symptom.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: There are several patient reports of vaginal dryness while taking accutane, but none of the online medical resources i consulted specifically lists "v ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Eaker
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: This is not a common side effect
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Vaginal dryness does not follow any number of abortions.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
48 years experience Family Medicine
Estrogen deficiency : Estogen deficiency or decreased blood supply to the vagina are the most frequent causes of dryness, but chronic vaginal inflammation(allergic or infec ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hormones: Some women experience vaginal dryness due to changes in their hormones. You should see your doctor to reassess them.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many...: There are many causes of vaginal dryness. Some of the more common causes are breast-feeding, menopause, allergy and cold medications, douching... Bes ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Vaginal dryness does not cause other problems. It is a common symptom of menopause and breastfeeding. It can sometimes be treated with vaginal estroge ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Glands: The glands in the vagina not producing secretions causes vaginal dryness. Lack of hormones (estrogens) in menopause or emotional stress'lack of arousa ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Sung
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly: may be the dryness related to tissue relaxation which may make the wall prolapsed out a bit to show at introits

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