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Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Possibly: There are several patient reports of vaginal dryness while taking accutane, but none of the online medical resources I consulted specifically lists "vaginal dryness" as a side effect. However, since this drug can cause dry skin, dry lips, nasal dryness leading to nosebleeds, it seems likely that vaginal dryness is one of the drug's numerous side effects.

Vaginal Dryness (Definition)

Vaginal dryness is the sensation that comes with a lack of the normal secretions and/or thinning of the skin in the vagina. There are many causes of vaginal dryness. It may be caused by reduced estrogen levels, infection, medications, and other things. If over the counter lubricants don't work, see your physician ...Read more


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What cause vaginal dryness?

What cause vaginal dryness?

Estrogen deficiency: Estogen deficiency or decreased blood supply to the vagina are the most frequent causes of dryness, but chronic vaginal inflammation (allergic or infection) is a less likely cause.

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Common causes of vaginal dryness?

Common causes of vaginal dryness?

Poor lubrication: After menopause or during breastfeeding the vagina senses the loss of estrogen. The vaginal tissue becomes thin and dry. Vaginal estrogen can easily fix this. Some women experience poor lubrication. Replens is a nice over the counter product which can help with dryness. Ky jelly or astroglide can help with lubrication during sexual activity.

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What are common causes of vaginal dryness?

What are common causes of vaginal dryness?

Many...: There are many causes of vaginal dryness. Some of the more common causes are breast-feeding, menopause, allergy and cold medications, douching... Best wishes!

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Does hpv cause vaginal dryness?

Does hpv cause vaginal dryness?

Not HPV: Human papillomavirus (HPV) does not cause vaginal dryness. It almost never causes any symptoms at all except warts; or in rare cases when the cervix is infected, there may be spotty bleeding or perhaps vaginal discharge. But even these are uncommon. Anyway, you and your doctor will need to look for other causes of vaginal dryness. Good luck!

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Can Diane 35 cause vaginal dryness?

Can Diane 35 cause vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness: Generally not because estrogens in fact is actually used to treat vaginal dryness. It won;t hurt to touch base with your OB-GYN

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What caused vaginal dryness in women and how can it be prevented?

What caused vaginal dryness in women and how can it be prevented?

Fear & many other: Issues. As complex Soul? Mind? Brain? Body creatures, mind/brain control is dominant over body behavior. Very much including autonomic nervous & endocrine controls of body responses starting far before birth & continuing throughout life. People/Docs typically focus most on body response issues; easier to categorize & mass market approaches. But issues complex & subconscious emotions largely dominant.

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Could taking anti-histamines cause vaginal dryness? Can this condition be treated

Could taking anti-histamines cause vaginal dryness? Can this condition be treated

Yes, it can.: Antihistamines can cause mucosal dryness including vaginal dryness. You can half your current dose of antihistamine to see if it continues to give you the anti-histamine benefit without giving you the side effect since the effect is dose dependant.

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Does the nuvaring cause vaginal dryness?

Does the nuvaring cause vaginal dryness?

NuvaRing and dryness: The answer is no! Please check with your health care provider for any infections you may have causing this symptom.

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What might cause vaginal dryness besides menopause?

Low estrogen: Any low estrogen situations, such as postpartum and nursing or treatment with Lupron (leuprolide) or depo-provera can cause vaginal dryness. The vagina might also feel dry during sex if there is not enough foreplay to stimulate arousal and lubrication.

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Is vaginal dryness a symptom of a prolapse? Will a prolapse cause vaginal dryness?

No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity.

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I have vaginal dryness. My doc told me to use Crisco. Will it hurt me? Or cause irritation?

I have vaginal dryness. My doc told me to use Crisco. Will it hurt me? Or cause irritation?

Any pure oil: Driscoll is a highly processed hydrogenated, saturated oil. You can use pure coconut oil. Error- crisco

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There is a gland in the vaginal area where some people are known to get cyst in. I can recall the name of the gald or the cyst. Its responsible I guess for lubricating the vaginal area I think? But if a cyst is on it can it cause vaginal dryness?

There is a gland in the vaginal area where some people are known to get cyst in. I can recall the name of the gald or the cyst. Its responsible I guess for lubricating the vaginal area I think? But if a cyst is on it can it cause vaginal dryness?

No: The gland is called the bartholins gland and plays a role in lubrication. A cyst forms when the gland duct is blocked. No, a cycst does not cause vaginal dryness. The primary source of lubrication is the vagina itself.

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Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

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.

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Can anyone tell me what can cause vaginal dryness?

Can anyone tell me what can cause vaginal dryness?

Glands: The glands in the vagina not producing secretions causes vaginal dryness. Lack of hormones (estrogens) in menopause or emotional stress'lack of arousal in women before menopause can cause the glands to not produce secretions.

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Can vaginal dryness cause you to see the vaginal walls at introits?

Can vaginal dryness cause you to see the vaginal walls at introits?

Not exactly: May be the dryness related to tissue relaxation which may make the wall prolapsed out a bit to show at introits

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I am 37 and lately I've been having vaginal dryness that makes me feel sore. It's ok during sex, I'm not dry at all then. What are possible causes?

I am 37 and lately I've been having vaginal dryness that makes me feel sore. It's ok during sex, I'm not dry at all then. What are possible causes?

Soaps, douches, etc.: Harsh soaps, frequent douching, dehydration and the use of talcum powders all contribute to this problem so stop. Dove, Caress, and Ivory are recommended soaps, and drinking appropriate amounts of water daily. (not sodas).