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Doctor insights on: Albolene Lubricant

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Is albolene a safe lubricant for toys?

Is albolene a safe lubricant for toys?

No: It looks like albolene is a moisturizer/cleanser. You should use appropriate "personal" lubricants for toys or sex. For most toys (especially silicone ones), a water based lube is recommended. A silicone based lube may also cause damage to condoms (not a good thing!). A good water based lube is slippery stuff which can be found on-line. ...Read more

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What should I use a personal lubricant?

What should I use a personal lubricant?

Personal lubricant: There are times when your own personal lubrication isn't enough. Check out http://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health/choosing-personal-lubricant.aspx & http://www.askmen.com/dating/love_tip_150/188_love_tip.html more info re why & which. Of note, avoid using oil-based lubricants in conjunction w/latex condoms. ...Read more

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What's a good, safe household lubricant to use?

What's a good, safe household lubricant to use?

Personal lubricant: There are dozens of personal lubricants available at the drugstore. Our patients like ky, astroglide, replens and divine 9. Saliva and water are the most natural. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the best natural lubricant for sex?

I'm wondering what is the best natural lubricant for sex?

Best?: Many natural lubricants can work, and oil will help. Coconut oil is a good natural one. ...Read more

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Help! i used butter as lubricant. How do I clean this out?

Help! i used butter as lubricant. How do I clean this out?

As a lubricant for: What? Anal sex? Oral sex? Condom? Can you please clarify this & re-ask question. ...Read more

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Producing too much lubricant. Is there anything to reduce amount produced?

Producing too much lubricant. Is there anything to reduce amount produced?

Not really: Lubrication is the female equivalent of male erection, so it would be similar to asking how to have less of an erection. Short of medications which may interfere with or impair sexual function, unnatural stress, or menopause, there is not much to reduce lubrication. I am guessing this is normal and not recent with symptoms of a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and i was wondering is there anything that could help me?

Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and i was wondering is there anything that could help me?

This is normal.: You are normal. Their is no medications to stop producing fluids in your vagina. Go see your doctor for a check up. Your first pap is due at age 21, but they may be able to reassure you. ...Read more

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Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Yes: Vasoline is a good lubricant. Many people prefer water soluble lubricants rather than vasoline based as they [water based] are less greasy and clean up much more easily. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to personal lubricant?

Can you be allergic to personal lubricant?

Possible: One can develop an irritant or contact dermatatis to anything that is placed on the skin or mucous membranes. ...Read more

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What is the best lubricant to use on a sunburn?

What is the best lubricant to use on a sunburn?

Post sunburn product: There are many commercial products for managing sunburns, many containing aloe. Look for them. ...Read more

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I'm 53 and I have to use lubricant during sex why?

I'm 53 and I have to use lubricant during sex why?

Menopause?: Vaginal dryness and poor lubrication are common symptoms of the hormonal changes of menopause. You should see your gyn and have some testing done. If you are menopausal, hormone therapy will correct these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to be allegric to lubricant?

Yes: It all depends on the ingredients in the lubricant. ...Read more

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Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Yes: It is sterile, not irritating to mucosal surfaces and non-toxic. It is water soluble and I doubt it would effect the integrity of a latex condom, ...Read more

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Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Vaseline and latex: Water based lubricants are better for sexual activity. Furthermore, Vaseline cannot be used as a lubricant for intercourse when latex condoms are used. The petroleum products in Vaseline can degrade the latex leading to condom failure and unintended pregnancy/disease transmission. ...Read more