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is coconut oil safe to use for vaginal burning

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
You can: You might want to make sure your partner isn't allergic to it first. But also, avoid using this, if you are going to use latex condoms, as the coconu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult Question: I'm not sure this has ever been looked into.... But I do know that isn't necessarily the intended use of coconut oil. I wouldn't advise it... but I r ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a cure: Coconut oil is safe to use in the vagina. It wont cure yeast infection tho. It is a very good lubricant.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: What you described is quite normally expected, and such a scratched skin injury should heal by itself for average healthy person after 2-3 days. For t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Raw coconut oil: Many homeopathic practitioners recommend the use of raw coconut oil for skin hydration.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: I would suggest one of the commercial vaginal douche to be used. Use the coconut oil for cooking.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: I suggest an aqueous ( water based ) vaginal lubricant such as Astroglide, K-Y or Shibari. Please avoid animal or vegetable oils.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: See your doctor to have them checked'
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The vaginal pH is sensitive to non physiologic substances introduced into it. A water soluble gel like K-Y or Astroglide is better.
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