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Portsmouth, VA
A 20-year-old female asked:

i have dryness of the labia on my vagina is that normal?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missing moisture?: There is generally some moisture at your age around the inner labia to help protect the area from "invaders" like infection. External labia ( big set) are not usually moist especially with underclothing use, douching, and vigorous vulvar washing.

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