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can you use replens long lasting moisturizer before sex and if so will it cause an irritation or infection?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, you can: I wouldn't put it in just before intercourse is started as it will be messier then usual and for "dining out" events, it wont taste very good. Thus use Replens at least 24 hours ahead to allow absorption to occur.

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