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what is vaginal dryness

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
19 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Lubricant: First line aids for vaginal dryness include water based lubricants. For women experiencing menopause, topical estrogen creams may also be beneficial ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Hormonal issue: Vaginal drynees frequently is caused by hormonal imbalance. The other cause can be lack of stimulation sufficient to stimulate a normal physiologic r ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal estrogen: Or lubricants or if you are younger and your estrogen level is low, you may want some systemic estrogen, like birth control pills or other types of es ... Read More
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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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please see your gyn: U may need vaginal estrogen cream 2x a week, u can use lubrication like replens beads or astroglide but the latter 2 just treat the symptoms not the c ... 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone balance: Vaginal dryness is caused by low hormones, infection, hysterectomy, or low interest.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Two: For patients with vaginal dryness due to autoimmune conditions, i favor the use of astroglide or KY liquid. Avoid products with flavors or sensation e ... Read More
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May need vaginal: Estrogen, see your gyn for an evaluation.
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