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Is vaginal dryness normal in early pregnancy?

Is vaginal dryness normal in early pregnancy?

Not unusual: Some women have a thin white dischare & others feel dry. It depends on how far along you are. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Is it normal for a 19 y.O. To experience vaginal dryness?

Is it normal for a 19 y.O. To experience vaginal dryness?

Yes: Due to many factors. You may be an individual who produces less glandular fluid, douche (which causes dryness), or when bathing use soap to cleanse the vaginal area. If it is a problem, see a gyn dr. ...Read more

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Just started my period but its not normal at all its like i am just spotting and i have vaginal dryness. What does this mean ?

Just started my period but its not normal at all its like i am just spotting and i have vaginal dryness. What does this mean ?

Weird 1st period ok: if this is your first period it could follow a lot of different patterns and still be normal. although generally it will begin to normalize in 2-3 mos, it can take a year to develop a really predictable pattern. for some women this never happens, but there is medicine to help if necessary. and keep in mind everyone's "normal" is different -- heavy, light, different flows on day 1 vs day 3, etc ...Read more

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I am a virgin and have vaginal dryness, is that normal?

Probably normal: In view of your age. Water soluble lubricant will take care of this problem if ; when you wish to lose your virginity. ...Read more

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Sir , i suffered from miscarrige , feeling vaginal dryness is it normal and what's the treatment for that. Before i too suffered frm pcod also?

Sir , i suffered from miscarrige , feeling vaginal dryness is it normal and what's the treatment for that.  Before i too suffered frm pcod also?

Talk to your doctor.: I'm sorry to hear about your miscarriage. This doesn't usually cause vaginal dryness, though. Sometimes a lubricant can help. There may be other issues contributing to the vaginal dryness. I would talk to your doctor about your symptoms to make sure you are getting treated for the right medical condition. ...Read more

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I got treated for bv, now I have vaginal dryness. Is this a normal after effect?

I got treated for bv, now I have vaginal dryness. Is this a normal after effect?

No: It is more likely that low estrogen is responsible for both the vaginal dryness and the BV occurence. You may try replacing the estrogen so you can get rid of both. ...Read more

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Hot flashes, sweating, weight gain, insomnia, fatique, no libido, vaginal dryness, anxiety, irritability, gas and blothing. Lab tests normal.

Hot flashes, sweating, weight gain, insomnia, fatique, no libido, vaginal dryness, anxiety, irritability, gas and blothing. Lab tests normal.

Medication effects?: When you say lab tests normal; WHICH lab tests were done? In men Effexor (venlafaxine) & medications like Effexor (venlafaxine) can trash libido & erectile function. I've seen similar problems in women though they tend not to recognize it as often...wonder why..maybe men just see it another moody day? Can cause other symptoms as well. Anyways, you may consider that angle. Try to avoid MORE medications if possible. CBT? ...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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Age 25.Vaginal dryness from 4 days.No itching.Planning to concieve.Negative pregnancy. What is the reason for vaginal dryness & how can be treated?

Age 25.Vaginal dryness from 4 days.No itching.Planning to concieve.Negative pregnancy. What is the reason for vaginal dryness & how can be treated?

Hormonal issue: Vaginal drynees frequently is caused by hormonal imbalance. The other cause can be lack of stimulation sufficient to stimulate a normal physiologic response. ...Read more

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Period 2 days late. 2 negative pregnancy tests taken on day period due and day after. All symptoms of PMS and vaginal dryness. ? I am stressing.

Period 2 days late. 2 negative pregnancy tests taken on day period due and day after. All symptoms of PMS and vaginal dryness. ? I am stressing.

If you still don't: get your period - consider repeating pregnancy test in a week or less. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What might cause vaginal dryness besides menopause?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for vaginal dryness medically, asides lubricants?

Is there a remedy for vaginal dryness medically, asides lubricants?

Intravaginal estroge: You're a bit young but women going through menopause (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/menopause/ds00119) often complain of vaginal dryness due to loss of estrogen leading to atrophic vaginitis (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-atrophy/ds00770). Replacement w/some form of vaginal estrogen often relieves this dryness w/o risks associated w/oral estrogen. ...Read more

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I'm 17 I have vaginal dryness, itching, and discomfort, what could be causing this?

I'm 17
I have vaginal dryness, itching, and discomfort, what could be causing this?

Possible infection: At Asia 17 usually vaginal dryness is not a problem unless you're on a medication that causes dryness or you have an infection or your Putting something in your vagina that causes dryness or irritation.recommend you see an OB/GYN for in evaluation if this persists for more than a few days ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of vaginal dryness ?

What is the best way to get rid of vaginal dryness ?

Depends on age: At age 23, problems with vaginal dryness are unlikely to be due to hormonal problems and more likely to be due to infection. Rule out yeast as #1 cause. Second, rule out a bacterial infection. Third, if for sex, use water based lubricant. If none of these apply to you, then an exam by gynecologist to look at vagina and make sure there are no auto-immune issues causing dryness. ...Read more

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Can vaginal dryness be a sign of an oncoming period?

Can vaginal dryness be a sign of an oncoming period?

Glands: Vaginal dryness comes from certain glands not producing sufficient amounts of mucus. It is not related to menstrual periods. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use lubricant during sex if I have vaginal dryness?

Is it ok to use lubricant during sex if I have vaginal dryness?

Yes: A preparation like k-y gel should be appropriate. If use of a lubricant alone is not sufficient, you should consult your doctor to discuss hormone replacement therapy. ...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