A 42-year-old member asked:
What could be causing my vaginal dryness and pain?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Westfordanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Many things!: Falling estrogen levels are the chief cause of vaginal dryness. Other causes include: • breastfeeding • cigarette smoking • depression • excessive stress • immune system disorders, such as Sjögren’s • childbirth • Douching • Medications • Topical creams and lotions You will need to be examined to see if there are lesions in the vagina.
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