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How can I help relieve my vaginal tightness?

How can I help relieve my vaginal tightness?

Varies: If due to spasm of the muscles then pelvic floor therapy, treatment of other sources of pain and medications maybenefit. If anatomical then stretching with dilators and possible surgery. If history of abuse counseling and pelvic floor therapy may be in order. If postmenopausal vaginal estrogen may help as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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 vaginal tightness a factor of age?

Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

A minor factor...: The biggest factor is the number of vaginal deliveries. lacerations at delivery, etc. Age is a secondary factor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can masturbation help relieve vaginal tightness?

Can masturbation help relieve vaginal tightness?

No: Tightness of the vagina may be the results of pelvic floor muscle spasm. This can be treated with muscle relaxants & pelvic floor physical therapy. ...Read more

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Can cancer treatments cause vaginal tightness?

Can cancer treatments cause vaginal tightness?

Depends: Cancer treatments can cause vaginal dryness that may feel like tightness. Chemotherapy and other cancer treatment (anti estrogen therapy) supress the function ot the ovaries.And production of the female hormones, estrogen..As the result many women stop having periods, some women become menopausal. The low level of estrogen makes the vaginal area dry that may cause the feeling of tightness. ...Read more

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I am scared whether vaginal tightness or looseness matters in sex? Is a tighter vagina better for sex or it doesn't make any difference?

I am scared whether vaginal tightness or looseness matters in sex? Is a tighter vagina better for sex or it doesn't make any difference?

Personal preference: It's the intimacy and giving and receiving of each other that makes the most difference. Males probably prefer tightness, and females probably prefer a little looseness. Sometimes, too tight can be painful and unpleasureable. ...Read more

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Extreme discomfort during sex: vaginal tightness, dryness, and feeling like I have to urinate.The obgyn said nothing is wrong. I use a lot of lube too.

Extreme discomfort during sex: vaginal tightness, dryness, and feeling like I have to urinate.The obgyn said nothing is wrong. I use a lot of lube too.

A couple of ideas: Of course the most common reason for this would be a yeast infection. If you've ruled that out, along with any other sort of infection, like UTI or bacterial vaginitis. Then another reason might be vulvodynia or vaginismus. Vaginismus is when the vagina tightens involuntarily. Pelvic floor therapy can help with this. If more from the outside of vulva, then see a gynecologist who specializes. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to ask about vaginal tightness related to alum?

What do you suggest if i would like to ask about vaginal tightness related to alum?

Please clarify: Alum has no place in the use of vaginal problems. It is used for baking and pickling. Several other commercial uses are tanning, deodorants and textiles etc. Alum is not to be used for vaginal tightness. Alum is definitely irritating to skin and mucous membranes which includes the vagina. I hope I have answered your question. ...Read more

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Im sexually active & vagina has been really tight could this be a pregnancy symptom and if not what else could it be? Im also on ortho evra patch .

Im sexually active & vagina has been really tight could this be a pregnancy symptom and if not what else could it be? Im also on ortho evra patch .

No: Vaginal "tightness" is not a symptom of pregnancy, and is not a side effect of ortho evra. There are many possibilities that could cause your symptoms, but I do not have enough information to diagnose or treat it. You may be totally normal. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to feel pregnancy symptom during healthy pregnancy?

Is it necessary to feel pregnancy symptom during healthy pregnancy?

Nope: Sometimes pregnant women don't have any nausea, breast swelling, back pain, pelvic pains, etc., etc. During pregnancy. Sometimes a little fatigue is all they notice (& occasionally, not even that!). There's nothing wrong with that! although some women report that their symptoms disappeared before miscarriage occurred, it is not a bad thing, or a warning sign if u feel great during ur pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes my bottom gums to feel tingly? Is it a pregnancy symptom?

What causes my bottom gums to feel tingly? Is it a pregnancy symptom?

Maybe: Pregnancy can cause your gums to be redder, more inflamed and swollen. So can poor oral, hygiene and other factors. If you are concerned about being pregnant get a pregnancy test. If you are concerned about the health of your gums see your dentist. ...Read more

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Is bitter tongue a pregnancy symptom?

NOT necessarily: When you become pregnant you may experience a number of strange symptoms however I do not think a bitter tongue is a tell tale sign of pregnancy. From a dental perspective if you notice your gums seem to bleed more than normal that may be a sign of pregnancy. With the ease of modern day pregnancy testing i would just get a test and end the curiosity! ...Read more

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Is thrush tongue a pregnancy symptom?

Is thrush tongue a pregnancy symptom?

No: Thrush is a fungal infection on your tongue that needs to be treated. It can occur when your immune system is low, if you are using a steroid inhaler for asthma, i very young and very old. It is not a sign of pregnancy. See your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Test: Not a reliable one. If you think you might be pregnant do a home test; they are accurate even a little before the next expected period. ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptom: sandpaper ovarian cyst ?

Pregnancy symptom: sandpaper ovarian cyst ?

What?: 'sandpaper' ovarian cyst is not a clear indication of what you are experiencing. If you are sexually active, and are having discomfort on one side or the other, then a pregnancy test is very important! ...Read more

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Stomach hard and bloated, pregnancy symptom?

Stomach hard and bloated, pregnancy symptom?

Although: Constipation ; increased gas (flatus) can occur in early pregnancy - they are not diagnostic for pregnancy. Constipation can cause bloating. Hard stomach is not a classical pregnancy symptom. If you have missed your period, - please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is increase in heart beat as an early pregnancy symptom?

Is increase in heart beat as an early pregnancy symptom?

Possibly: Symptoms to watch for early on include a missed period, headaches, tender breasts, nausea and lower backaches. If you have been sexually active and are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Sticky white vaginal discharge. Period or pregnancy symptom?

Sticky white vaginal discharge. Period or pregnancy symptom?

The question is..: Are you late for your cycle? If you are, you need to take a pregnancy test. If your cycles are irregular, that will make undertanding what is going on more difficult, and plenty of young women become pregnant with irregular cycles and are taken by surprise. So, that's issue number one. Issue 2 is if the discharge is abnormal for you, you probaly should have a pelvic exam. Best wishes and be safe. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


Dr. Jane Morgan
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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus = involuntary tightening of vaginal ...Read more