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Doctor insights on: Excessive Vaginal Dryness 34 Weeks Pregnant

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can eating excessive amounts of corn starch during pregnancy cause vaginal dryness?

Can eating excessive amounts of corn starch during pregnancy cause vaginal dryness?

NO: There is no direct correlation between corn starch and dryness; however, the bigger question is why you are ingesting corn starch: this condition may be pica and requires immediate medical and psychological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness is generally not caused by Acyclovir and if irritated, sore and burning as you describe a vaginal infection is the more likely cause. ...Read more

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What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Uncommon: Your body will go through many changes during pregnancy, and it is not uncommon for fluctuations to happen. However, deflated breast are not something that even as an ob/gyn I would be able to evaluate virtually. Consider talking to your OB about this and being examined. ...Read more

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Can I paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Can I paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Please ask your OB: If u were my pt I would say no too many fumes wait till after delivery. ...Read more

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What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Consider: acupuncture in lieu of medications. It is safe, effective & doesn't carry unnecessary risks to the baby. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

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

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I'm only 27 and I'm experiencing chronic vaginal dryness with my bf of 3yrs. What's wrong with me?

I'm only 27 and I'm experiencing chronic vaginal dryness with my bf of 3yrs. What's wrong with me?

Many causes: Birth control pills may be part of the problem and can contribute to vaginal dryness. I recommend foreplay before intercourse, more use of lubrication, and you may want to consider the nuvaring. ...Read more

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How can I use replens to treat vaginal dryness?

Yes treats the sympt: Symptoms not the diagnosis, you may need vaginal estrogen which if you do not have any contraindications is effective and safe so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can replens help with vaginal dryness?

Yes: Replens is a vaginal mositurizer that is available over the counter. ...Read more

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How long does the beeding last if you have vaginal dryness?

How long does the beeding last if you have vaginal dryness?

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat vaginal dryness from Sjogrens? Can the dryness ever be reversed?

Check this link: Http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/vaginal-dryness-beyond-the-basics? Source=outline_link&view=text&anchor=H4#H4

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Does Claritin (loratadine) affect vaginal dryness?

Does Claritin (loratadine) affect vaginal dryness?

Doubtful: It is highly unlikely that Claritin (loratadine) would cause vaginal dryness. I could have said never but in medicine, nothing is never "never". ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant and experiencing vaginal dryness. What to do?

My wife is pregnant and experiencing vaginal dryness. What to do?

Vaginal moisturizer: You could moisturizer such as replens
or a lubricant such as astroglide

if you have more questions - please ask. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someone your age, you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

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

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Vaginal dryness causing skin to tear and get sores. Making intercourse painful. What's wrong with me? Definitely not an sti.

Vaginal Dryness: Vaginal dryness in 18 years old is seen sometimes
but you can overcome that by using a lubricant like KY jelly or any other vaginal moisturiser, sylk is one name come to my mind
dont use it if you are allergic to kivi fruit as it is derived from extract of kiwi fruit. ...Read more

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Can vaginal dryness cause reoccurring yeast infections...Had this problem for years but symptoms go away if I regularly masturbate?

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

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I've had serious vaginal dryness since getting Depo-Provera shots. Going to switch to the nuva ring when the time comes, will this help?

Possibly: The Depo-Provera may be decreasing the amount of cervical mucous you normally produce. The NuvaRing is the same compound but its physical presence might stimulate a little more mucous. ...Read more

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After finishing a six night treatment of canesten vaginal tablets, I tried to have sex but I was suffering from extreme vaginal dryness.?

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

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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

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

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help me choose a birth control pill known to have minimum side effects such as vaginal dryness. I heardLevonorgestrel combination pills are safest?

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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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

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