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Is Vaginal Dryness Normal With Pregnancy
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
Not typical: If this is really bothersome, discuss with your GYN. ...Read more
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
I'm 33 and I have been having a brown discharge with black specks from my vagina times 1 day. I seen my dr for vaginal dryness burning. Wet prep normal?
Need more info: Your symptoms are concerning especially at your age. I would advise you to get a second opinion with an OB/GYN specialist. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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
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
I’m 28y i’ve been prescribed Premarin vaginal cream for a month for vaginal dryness after pregnancy & breastfeeding i’m worry about the side effects?
Relatively safe: As a general rule the meds in creams and lotions we apply to the skin surfaces are not absorbed into the blood in amounts that would effect the milk. Vaginal tissue is more absorptive, but even estrogen containing birth control is used in breastfeeding mothers after 6-8 wks. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pain: Even women who aren't having sex will sometimes feel pain or a burning sensation in their vagina when they suffer from vaginal atrophy/dryness. Decreased #'s of blood vessels and natural lubrication due to decreased estrogen is the cause. Some women note increased utis as well. But burning and pain would still be #1 symptom. ...Read more
Unlikely: Very unlikelyGet a more detailed answer ›
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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