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My vagina feels dry? What could be the causes?

My vagina feels dry? What could be the causes?

Lots of things: This goes well beyond our 400 character limit. Discuss this with your doctor. After a history and examination, he/she will be able to tell you what is wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina feel dry and hurts. And this white sticky stuff Is Inside my vagina? And I never ha sex?

Why does my vagina feel dry and hurts. And this white sticky stuff Is Inside my vagina? And I never ha sex?

Unsure: You need to see your doctor to see what is wrong. It could be as simple as a vaginal yeast infection, which is quite common and easy to treat. ...Read more

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After sex and before sex my vagina feels really dry like I'm not lubricating and than after it hurts and feels really dry?

After sex and before sex my vagina feels really dry like I'm not lubricating and than after it hurts and feels really dry?

Please see your gyn: You need vaginal lubrication, like astroglide or replens, etc. And you may need vaginal estrogen cream. ...Read more

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Why do I have cut in my vagina that seem like they're going to bleed followed by a bad itch, discharge and my vagina feels really dry?

Why do I have cut in my vagina that seem like they're going to bleed followed by a bad itch, discharge and my vagina feels really dry?

You need an exam: It is important with these symptoms that you schedule a visit for testing. This sounds like you may be having a herpes outbreak. It can cause blisters or areas that feel like cuts surrounded by itching or burning. ...Read more

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My vagina feels irritaded dry and itchy I was treated for yeast infection two weeks ago could I still have it?

My vagina feels irritaded dry and itchy I was treated for yeast infection two weeks ago could I still have it?

You could: Be seen and examined, and your doctor can determine if you need to be retreated, or if you have another condition. ...Read more

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Why I feel my vagina so dry?

Why I feel my vagina so dry?

Atrophy: At 49 you are getting low on estrogen which will cause vaginal dryness. Estrogen vaginal therapy can help. Also, lubricants like olive, coconut, or any pure vegetable oil can be used to lubricate for intercourse. ...Read more

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At 5 and a half months does the Vagina supposed to feel loose and dry during sex?

At 5 and a half months does the Vagina supposed to feel loose and dry during sex?

No: AsK your pcp. Use a lubricant to avoid chafing. You should be able to have pain-free sexual intercourse until delivery. ...Read more

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Dry itch around vagina?

Dry itch around vagina?

Yeast likely: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. There are many different over the counter yeast medications available and it would be reasonable to try this first. If it gets better then that is what it is. If it does not get better then you will need to see your obgyn to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What causes dry vagina?

What causes dry vagina?

Lack of estrogen: As women age, for example after menopause, their bodies make less estrogen. This can lead to vaginal dryness. A doctor can evaluate if a topical vaginal estrogen cream could be right for you. ...Read more

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My vagina is very dry and stingy?

My vagina is very dry and stingy?

No age: Mentioned. This may be related to the age of the patient. This may well be related to menopause. This may come early in some women but 25% of women go in to their 50's before menopause. If you are this age this could easily explain the symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do about a dry vagina?

What can I do about a dry vagina?

OTCs/Estrogens: If this is fairly new and intermittent, may try over the counter vaginal lubricants- ky, poise, replens, astraglide, etc. If persistent, significant, severe, - consult with your gyn, may consider vaginal estrogen in cream, pill or ring form. ...Read more

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I have a dry vagina, what do I do?

Moisturizers: There are lotions or gels or oils that can be used. You have to know though that it is not a hormonal problem. Talk to your doctor to find out and get the advise. In terms of things to use there are many, just know and treat the cause first. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin and my vagina always dry?

Atrophic vaginitis: As you reach menopause, the decreasing estrogen levels will cause your vagina to feel dry. See your doctor for evaluation and recommendations to decrease the dryness. ...Read more

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My vagina is extremely dry and it hurts?

My vagina is extremely dry and it hurts?

You may be douching?: Young women that are not breast feeding and are having regular periods should not be dry. If you douche or wash inside too much you can kill the normal bacteria and cause vaginitis. Other wise see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina dry and itch really bad?

Why is my vagina dry and itch really bad?

Infection: Sounds like you might have a yeast infection. See your doctor to get checked to know for sure, because the outcome would determine
treatment. ...Read more

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Vagina is dry during implsntstion is normal?

Vagina is dry during implsntstion is normal?

Yes: This can occur during hormonal changes so using a estrogen cream during his time can help. ...Read more

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Why would my outside vagina be extremely dry?

Why would my outside vagina be extremely dry?

Multiple factors: Age, menopause, female hormone deficiency, issues related to sexual lubrication, possible infection, friction related to tight fitting undergarments, tight jeans or bathing suits:I suggest a thorough GYN exam. ...Read more

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How do I keep my vagina dry I'm wet all the time?

Wet vaginal area: Use powder only on the outside and try scented pantie liners such as stayfree brand. ...Read more

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What's makes my vagina to be dry during second round?

What's makes my vagina to be dry during second round?

Round 2 of "bout": During the first round of vigorous intercourse (bout), the vaginal lubricating fluids often "run out of production". This results in a TKO (technical knockout) for the 2nd round requiring some lubricating "work" (K-Y or Maxilube) by the handlers between rounds to finish the "bout." If that occurs both contestants will be "winners". ...Read more

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What causes dry vagina and how can you get it to stay wet?

Big topic: In older people, or those without ovaries, it can b from lack of esrogon. If its a sexual issue it could be due to lack of arousal, some drugs such as antidepressants can cause this. An oil based lubricant (astroglide) can help during intercourse but there may be a better answer out there; some Progesterone only contraceptives may contribute (implanon, depo-provera. Good luck. ...Read more

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How and what can I do to stop being dry and get real wet in my vagina?

Lube: In general, using lube w intercourse is a good idea. Keep hydrated. Many women loose some ability to vaginally lubricate on arousal with different forms of birth control. an infection would be unlikely if this is your only complaint. More foreplay may help. Good luck ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my vagina is turning white it looks ashy and dry?

Unsure: That can happen with a yeast infection or with hpv and even with trichomonas. Even more concerning is that dysplasia and cancer can present with obvious changes in the color and texture of the skin or vaginal tissue. See your doctor - there are test to tell exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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My vagina hurts every time I take a shower gets very dry and sticks together?

My vagina hurts every time I take a shower gets very dry and sticks together?

Use KY jelly: For lubrication and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. I wonder if your vaginal wall goes into spasms if you're exposed to cold or warm water. Go see your gyn for any concerns! ...Read more

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For 3 months now my vagina has been dry. Now it is painful when my husband touches me and closed off. Please help.

For 3 months now my vagina has been dry. Now it is painful when my husband touches me and closed off. Please help.

Vaginal dryness: The level of 'dryness" of the vagina is greatly impacted by two factors.
1) if the patient is in menopause
2) psychological and social factors that may interfere with sexual function.

If you are in the menopausal state, you may be able to see you gynecologist to evaluate if you are a candidate for hormonal therapy. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my vagina was on fire I looked at it and its really dry and has rips in it. What could be wrong?

I woke up this morning and my vagina was on fire I looked at it and its really dry and has rips in it. What could be wrong?

Should be examined.: If you haven't had recent intercourse and do not have a sexually transmitted infection, then you should be seen by a gynecologist to determine whether or not you have vaginal atrophy or a yeast infection, leading to trauma to the vaginal walls/epithelium. If you think this is related to sex, consider a lubricant. Vaginal atrophy can be treated with topical estrogen, which is safe. ...Read more

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13 mnths after child was born I'm now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like I wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

13 mnths after child was born I'm now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like I wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

See your GYN: EWhile 13 months later would be unusual, dammage to the urinary tract can occur with child birth and a fistula between the bladder or urethra can cause you to fel constantly wet. While there are certainly other possible causes, you should have this evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina feel numb, or like it's dry or I have something on it?

Why does my vagina feel numb, or like it's dry or I have something on it?

Vaginitis?: I can't think of anything that would cause the vagina to feel numb, and don't know what "something on it" means. Dryness, or dryness plus irritation or itching, could be due to a yeast infection, or maybe a chemical irritation or allergy, e.g. to a vaginal hygiene product, detergent, or perfume? These are only guesses. You need to see your doctor. Sorry I can't be more helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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What lubricant to use for dried vagina?

What lubricant to use for dried vagina?

Any: Astroglide and KY are popular sexual lubricants. Replens is popular for anytime use. If menopause is an issue you may benefit from hormonal vaginal cream. ...Read more