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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

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


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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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After finishing a six night treatment of canesten vaginal tablets, I tried to have sex but I was suffering from extreme vaginal dryness. ?

After finishing a six night treatment of canesten vaginal tablets, I tried to have sex but I was suffering from extreme vaginal dryness. ?

Vaginal irritation: After treatment for a vaginal yeast infection, the vaginal mucosa is likely still inflamed and irritated. You might interpret that as a "dry" sensation. I would wait a few more days before having intercourse. If your symptoms do not improve over 2-3 days, then go see your doctor to rule out: 1. an adverse reaction to the medication or 2. inadequate treatment--the yeast infection is still there. ...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 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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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

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What are the symptoms of vaginal dryness for a woman that doesn't have intercourse?

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

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