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can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Vaginal dryness does not cause other problems. It is a common symptom of menopause and breastfeeding. It can sometimes be treated with vaginal estrogen if lubricants are not enough.
Answered on May 17, 2016
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