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Period Vagina Dry
Missed period, feels like period flowing but no blood, what is the reason? And what causes a missed period and dry vagina meaning no discharge?
Dry vagina: Well in the first part of Menstural cycle the vagina secretion is very watery which allows the sperms to move faster, in the 2nd half of the cycle the discharge is thicker to protect any possible pregnancy. these changes are hormonal. Because the discharge is thicker in the 2nd half you might feel you are dry. ...Read more
Sexually active? If: So, then take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
See your md: It would be very hard to say what is happening without an exam. ...Read more
Every month before my period my vagina gets super dry and irritated. Every month I develop a small cut/cuts on labia.
Vaginal pain: You should see your Gynecologist. These symptoms could potentially be the sign of an infection. Your doctor can do both genital and bloodwork to screen you for any potential problems. Always use condoms to protect you and your partner from the threat of sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more
Are you asking why: You missed your period? Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Period was 1/26/14 to1/30/14, had protected sex on 2/5/14, period expected on 2/23 but late, vagina is dry and no symptoms, is cycle just skipping?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Not necessarily: The vagina has secretions much of the time. ...Read more
I ovulated last week, but I'm still having period-like cramps. Vagina is very dry. Period is not due until week. What could this mean?
Inside of vagina is dry but feels like period is down but no blood, have history of irregular cycles but were normal for two months in a row, why?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
No period - take HPT: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Hello I was wondering if you could help me, I have missed my period and my vagina is very dry and sore what could this be?
Depends: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. The vaginal dryness can be addressed at that visit. ...Read more
How many days can dry blood exit your vagina? Before your expected period? Is it implantation bleeding?
Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
First time to have a dry, itchy vagina during and after period? Can anyone please help, it is itchy to the point of pain.
Infection?: You might have an infection. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
After my periods my vagina gets REALLY DRY and itchty. This only happens for about 2 days once im off my period? What could it be?
Pads or tampons?: I've seen a few people who are allergic to the adhesive on maxi pads. Try switching to tampons and see if that helps. Also try Prevaleaf Soothe available on the prevaleaf website ...Read more
Little blod in period, but I still used tampons. Now my vagina feels Much more dry than before (not while having sex, then its still moist)Why? What to do?
Period 4 days late. Cervical fluid yesterday is sticky, looks like lumps of glue, dry vagina, no discharge. Is this normal or early sign of pregnant?
Do pregnancy test: If your period is 4 days late and there is a possibility you are pregnant (i.e. had unprotected sex), do a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, and your period has not started in after another week, do another pregnancy test. If pregnancy is a possibility, make sure you drink lots of fluids, get plenty of rest, and most importantly take prenatal vitamins & gets lots of folic acid in diet. ...Read more
I was on my period 2 days ago. When I have my period my vagina is so itchy so I kept on rubbing it. Then after my period, its so dry and its peeling?
You may wish to try different type of hygiene product as it may be the tampons or the pads that are causing the irritation. If that does not help, it would be time to see your gynecologist.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
The entrance to my vagina is dry and itchy during my period. It starts the day before my period then clears up after. Test results neg for infections?
Could be: The driness and itching at the vaginal opening during your period could be due to a sensitivity to the pads or tampons you are using. Try avoiding those with any deodorants or perfumes. If that doesn't work, there are some autoimmune conditions that are effected by the change in hormone levels. You will need to be seen to look into this possibility. Hope this helps. ...Read more
On my 2nd day of period my partnr he rubd his tip of his penis on my vagina. It was dry. L8r ejaculated on my panty. Nd got wet abv vagina. Do I need ECP?
Red/dry/itchy area outside vagina opening. Lasts 1 wk. Had it 4x in last 6 months! No discharge. Usually w or after period. Been to doc 3x. Help?
Yes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes or an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps & laundry detergents. Some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis can cause vaginal itching. Testing and exam is key. Over the counter Prevaleaf Soothe is a great product for this common problem. A biopsy can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more