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Vaginal Dryness Cream
K-y jelly isn't helping my vaginal dryness at all and using cetraben cream internally has been helping. Is it ok to use this method frequently ?
Not really: I suggest the use of an aqueous lubricant like K-Y or Astroglide. If dryness continues, please consult your GYN. ...Read more
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
I'm a 51-year BC survivor (9 yrs), post chemopause, experiencing severe vaginal dryness and atrophy. Is an estrogen cream a safe option to consider?
Vaginal dryness and luck of libido are my problems. Should I use estrogen pessary for dryness or progesterone bioidentical cream for libido or both ?
Poor lubrication : After menopause or during breastfeeding the vagina senses the loss of estrogen. The vaginal tissue becomes thin and dry. Vaginal estrogen can easily fix this. Some women experience poor lubrication. Replens is a nice over the counter product which can help with dryness. Ky jelly or astroglide can help with lubrication during sexual activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things!: Falling estrogen levels are the chief cause of vaginal dryness. Other causes include: • breastfeeding • cigarette smoking • depression • excessive stress • immune system disorders, such as Sjögren’s • childbirth • Douching • Medications • Topical creams and lotions You will need to be examined to see if there are lesions in the vagina. ...Read more
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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