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how to treat vaginal dryness after yeast infection

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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: If you mean that you treated for yeast but are afraid you have bvv instead. You may need to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Dry vagina: It takes time to heal the vagina after the infection. Try a half teaspoon of "live" yogurt e.g. Activia introduced into vagina each day. This will h ... Read More
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Drink more water: For the UTI prevention one should drink a lot of water, urinate before and after intercourse and never wipe stool forward when you wipe after a bm. Al ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Sounds like a yeast variant or simply a change in vaginal secretions due to a virus or hormonal change. Get a gyn checkup to be sure.
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
49 years experience Radiology
See a gynecologist: sounds like vaginitis, possibly candida or less likely bacterial. He can do a culture and recommend appropriate treatment

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