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Is Coconut Oil Good For Vagina Health
No not rec: Astroglide or replens or one of the others is recommended. ...Read more
Hi. I have a friend who told me she uses coconut oil IN her vagina to keep it clean every once in a while and after her period. I have an issue with m?
My baby girl has a rash type irritation on her vagina. But now I notice white dots all over. She doesn't seem bothered by it. Tried coconut oil.
My vagina is sore after having sex. It had been 6 years. Is it okay to use coconut oil to heal? If not, are there other products I can use? Thank you!
NO: I suggest an aqueous ( water based ) vaginal lubricant such as Astroglide, K-Y or Shibari. Please avoid animal or vegetable oils. ...Read more
No.: Symptoms of a yeast infection are vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge. If you have already treated your vaginal yeast infection with canestan (clotrimazole) and your symptoms have not disappeared, it may not actually be a yeast infection. You might consider visiting your doctor to determine if there is a different diagnosis. Oregano oil will not treat a yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used coconut oil for lubricant 5 days ago, and my vagina/vulva is burning, itchy, swollen, painful. I used monostat 1, and still feel uncomfortable.
Allergic reaction: I agree that you should never use coconut oil as a vaginal lubricant. I suggest careful washing with baby soap to remove any remnants and then use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical 1% hydro cortisone to the external vaginal area. See your GYN on Monday. Stop th Monistst and use Sitz baths ( 2 lbs of epsom salts in 6-8 inches of warm water, for 15 minutes 3-4 times a day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers