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Excessive Vaginal Dryness 34 Weeks Pregnant
Does a 20yr girl masturbating daily cause vaginal dryness, headache n sometimes I cant get sleep too. Nothing is inserted. Is it excessive doing daily?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately
I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach. What can be the cause for this?
PUPPPS: Could also be Puritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy, also known as PUPPPS. It is a condition of the skin that can happen during pregnancy causing itching and skin rash. As the other doctor suggested gallbladder issues (common in pregnancy) can also cause skin itching. Best to see and discuss with your OB. Hope this helps. Best of luck and congratulations on the pregnancy. Dr R ...Read more
I am 34 years of age and I have been having vaginal dryness lake of wanting to have sex only prior to my menstrual cycle what's wrong with me.
Tough question!: Lack of desire and lack of vaginal lubrication can have many causes. First get checked by your doctor to make sure there is no physical cause, like a hormonal imbalance that can be corrected. Before blaming lack of desire on anything else, (besides an abusive relationship), make sure you are healthy physically. Stop any meds not prescribed for you besides a multiple vitamin. Avoid alcohol/drugs ...Read more
They lubricate: They do not treat the cause, they make it so you are lubricated. In many peri-menopausal and post menopausal women, the dryness is caused by lack of estrogen, so a small dose of vaginal estrogen twice a week can cure this problem. Sometimes lubricants are also used. If you are younger, you need to have your estrogen levels checked as they may be too low and this can be treated., so see your gyn. ...Read more
I'm only 27 and I'm experiencing chronic vaginal dryness with my bf of 3yrs. What's wrong with me?
Vaginal Atrophy: If you have vaginal dryness at the age of 43, I might be concerned about your estrogen levels or your sexual health/practices and would recommend that you have a more detailed consultation/examination. What's most important to know is if there's a trigger for your bleeding, like trauma or a yeast infection, then figuring out how to decrease that trauma to the vagina. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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You could moisturizer such as replens
or a lubricant such as astroglide
if you have more questions - please ask. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Dryness: You could try using a vaginal lubricant like Replens. ...Read more
Right to source: The estrogen ring puts estrogen right where you need it for vaginal dryness. There's no need to take a pill when it's your vaginal wall that needs some increased estrogen. In addition, the risks of vaginal estrogen are a lot lower than oral estrogen. The ring is a great idea for many women, as it's not as messy as some of the vaginal creams. ...Read more
Feeding mother having vaginal dryness resulting in painful sex & loss in libido. Not sure whom to consult? Please suggest
Post partum: She needs to see her obgyn and describe her symptoms, they will be able to help her. ...Read more
Vaginal dryness causing skin to tear and get sores. Making intercourse painful. What's wrong with me? Definitely not an sti.
Can vaginal dryness cause reoccurring yeast infections...Had this problem for years but symptoms go away if I regularly masturbate?
See answer: As vaginal tissues become drier they lose the acidic protection of the natural lubricant and vaginal environment less effective at fighting infections making yeast infections and utis more likely. Most common in post-menopausal women, much less at age 21. In younger women, cause (s) less obvious. Common in diabetics. Unaware of any scientific validation of masturbation preventing but interesting. ...Read more
After finishing a six night treatment of canesten vaginal tablets, I tried to have sex but I was suffering from extreme vaginal dryness.?
Vaginal irritation: After treatment for a vaginal yeast infection, the vaginal mucosa is likely still inflamed and irritated. You might interpret that as a "dry" sensation. I would wait a few more days before having intercourse. If your symptoms do not improve over 2-3 days, then go see your doctor to rule out: 1. an adverse reaction to the medication or 2. inadequate treatment--the yeast infection is still there. ...Read more
Is vaginal dryness reversable? My vagina was moist until about 8 years ago. I suffer from chronic BV what can I do to slow down the infections im 26
Normalize vagina: Chronic BV infections mostly occur when the normal bacteria that live in the vagina aren't there, so nothing stops the BV bacteria from causing an infection. A BV infection often causes the feeling of dry vagina. To help get the vagina more normal try yeast arrest everyday for 4-6 wks. Also the lubricant replens seems to help. Avoid douching which increases bv. ...Read more
help me choose a birth control pill known to have minimum side effects such as vaginal dryness. I heardLevonorgestrel combination pills are safest?
Trial and error: Every patient tolerates or not various combinations of oral contraceptives that your MD will sometimes have to change formulations when that occurs. Not every pill will be "perfect" with each patient and your first step is to talk to your treating MD who is Rx ing the pills about your concerns to determine what is right for you. That having been said, most low dose pills will minimize dryness. ...Read more
I am experiencing painful intercourse because of vaginal dryness and I am just 26. I want to get pregnant but it is really hard to have intercourse?
Lube job: Like most things mechanical or biological, lubrication is occasionally necessary for good functioning. K-Y or other water soluble lubricants should provide many "miles of satisfaction." ...Read more
Can oxybutin cause urethra burning and vaginal dryness? I notice since I started taking it is hurt with sexual activity as well. Feel very dry/itchy.
Let your dr know: Dryness of the mouth is common with oxybutin, and you don't want to get dehydrated. If your mucous membranes are dry, and you are complaining of itching, it may be leading to your symptoms of vaginal dryness too, but this can't be confirmed without seeing your doctor first. S/he may need to adjust the dose, or switch to something else altogether. Do hydrate well while taking it. ...Read more
I'm 29y female have a vaginal dryness & low labido I did some test and the FSH was 3.3, LH was 9 and the testosterone was 9 is it low? The range 8/48
Low libido: Testosterone levels in women are always low. A woman's libido depends on many factors, many of which are psychological, some partner related, or influenced by work/life stresses. Your FSH and LH are normal for your age. If your libido stays low, see counselor about a more detailed discussion pf why. ...Read more
Is vaginal dryness normal while taking contraceptive pills? It's the second month im on the pill and ithink ihave the symptom. What can I do to stop it?
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