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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Dryness After Ovulation

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How can I relieve vaginal dryness?

How can I relieve vaginal dryness?

Hormone balance: Vaginal dryness is caused by low hormones, infection, hysterectomy, or low interest. ...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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What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

Two: For patients with vaginal dryness due to autoimmune conditions, i favor the use of astroglide or KY liquid. Avoid products with flavors or sensation enhancing substances. ...Read more

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I was wondering what do I do about vaginal dryness?

I was wondering what do I do about vaginal dryness?

Estrogen: Early menopausal changes can begin to occur even in your late 30s or early 40s. Since there are estrogen receptors throughout the vagina, the decrease in estrogen levels in menopause can cause changes in the vaginal lining leading to dryness, more irritation, and pain with intercourse. Ask your doctor to check your menopausal status and/or ask him/her for some estrogen cream to use to your vagina ...Read more

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I am a virgin and have vaginal dryness, is that normal?

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

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What is the definition or description of: vaginal dryness?

What is the definition or description of: vaginal dryness?

Lack of lubrication.: 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 for more specific treatment. ...Read more

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I am only 25 and experiencing vaginal dryness what should I do?

I am only 25 and experiencing vaginal dryness what should I do?

Discuss with gynecom: I would discuss with your gynecologist who will perform an exam and take cultures or biopsies if necessary and may measure hormone levels to determine if oral or topical supplementation will be beneficial. ...Read more

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Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Possibly: There are several patient reports of vaginal dryness while taking accutane, but none of the online medical resources i consulted specifically lists "vaginal dryness" as a side effect. However, since this drug can cause dry skin, dry lips, nasal dryness leading to nosebleeds, it seems likely that vaginal dryness is one of the drug's numerous side effects. ...Read more

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How can I treat menopausal vaginal dryness?

How can I treat menopausal vaginal dryness?

Vaginal estrogen: Works very well, it is low dose and if you do not have any contraindications , it is very safe to use, the vast majority of it stays in heh vagina, and just a small amount gets into your circulation. There are 2 types of creams and 1 vaginal pill and a vaginal ring. In most of my patients i prefer using Estrace (estradiol) cream. ...Read more

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Nexplanon and vaginal dryness, what should I try this?

Nexplanon and vaginal dryness, what should I try this?

Suggestions:: You can try otc lubricants like rephresh, or replens, but it could be due to other causes. Your profile gives your age as 50 years old and a common cause of vaginal dryness in women of this age is lack of estrogen. Estrogen creams are available to help with this, if that is the cause. ...Read more

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Vaginal dryness and atrophy menopause?

Probably : I think its signs of menopause. See your gynecologist to examine and of course do a pap smear. If vaginal dryness is the only problem there are some local creams ( premarin) that may keep you comfortable for a while. ...Read more

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I got treated for bv, now I have vaginal dryness. Is this a normal after effect?

I got treated for bv, now I have vaginal dryness. Is this a normal after effect?

No: It is more likely that low estrogen is responsible for both the vaginal dryness and the BV occurence. You may try replacing the estrogen so you can get rid of both. ...Read more

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I have vaginal dryness. My doc told me to use Crisco. Will it hurt me? Or cause irritation?

I have vaginal dryness. My doc told me to use Crisco. Will it hurt me? Or cause irritation?

Any pure oil: Driscoll is a highly processed hydrogenated, saturated oil.You can use pure coconut oil. Error- crisco ...Read more

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Having vaginal dryness a lot. Had hysterectomy with one ovary left in 93 was told that i did not have to have paps concerned in georgia?

Having  vaginal dryness a lot. Had hysterectomy with one  ovary left in 93  was told  that i did  not have to have  paps  concerned in georgia?

Should follow up: Pap smears are still recommended if only one ovary removed. Many excellent treatments for vaginal dryness are available. Please consult your health care professional. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal dryness. The following also describe me: , i had unprotected sex a wk back bt he ejaculated outside.hometest came negative ?

I am experiencing vaginal dryness. The following also describe me: , i had unprotected sex a wk back bt he ejaculated outside.hometest came negative ?

Anxiety: Vaginal dryness could be caused by fear for pregnancy. Unprotected intercourse and ejaculation outside the vagina can still result in pregnancy. A pregnancy test can be but not necessarily will be positive as early as a week after conception; a negative second test a week later would be reassuring. ...Read more

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I have extreme chronic vaginal dryness and need more than lubricant to get/stay wet.I've been off bc for 3 mo. as result of side effects. Help.I'm 24.

I have extreme chronic vaginal dryness and need more than lubricant to get/stay wet.I've been off bc for 3 mo. as result of side effects. Help.I'm 24.

A Complicated Issue: Ever tried elixir of Johnny Walker?(just kidding, sort-of...).Are you on any medications?If so,check their side effects.Some can dry you out. And are the wet-inducing situations you invole yourself with truly wet-inducing?You may have some special personal needs in that regard("foreplay,"issues-that I call at my age "forework").You might want to talk about it 1st with your partner and 2nd your GYN ...Read more

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There is a gland in the vaginal area where some people are known to get cyst in. I can recall the name of the gald or the cyst. Its responsible I guess for lubricating the vaginal area I think? But if a cyst is on it can it cause vaginal dryness?

There is a gland in the vaginal area where some people are known to get cyst in. I can recall the name of the gald or the cyst. Its responsible I guess for lubricating the vaginal area I think? But if a cyst is on it can it cause vaginal dryness?

No: The gland is called the bartholins gland and plays a role in lubrication. A cyst forms when the gland duct is blocked. No, a cycst does not cause vaginal dryness. The primary source of lubrication is the vagina itself. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more