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A 22-year-old female asked:

After washing your vagina should you moisturize it with lotion? if so what kind

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 40 years experience
Not needed: Moisturizing the vagina is not usually needed especially the more internal pink parts as your body creates it's own moisturization (mucous)
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Last updated May 23, 2015

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