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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Dryness Post Pregnancy

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Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation ?

Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation 
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Discharge : Discharge with irritation needs evaluation, could be a yeast infection, bacterial infection or something more worrisome and the only way to know is a thorough exam & evaluation ...Read more

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Is vaginal dryness normal in early pregnancy?

Is vaginal dryness normal in early pregnancy?

Not unusual: Some women have a thin white dischare & others feel dry. It depends on how far along you are. ...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'm having vaginal itching 3 weeks post partum, is that normal?

I'm having vaginal itching 3 weeks post partum, is that normal?

Post partum itching: Midwifery today notes that witch hazel can be safely applied directly to the perineum or you can try soaking a cloth in cold water, wringing it out thoroughly and putting witch hazel on it before applying to the perineum. The mayo clinic agrees that witch hazel is a safe perineum treatment and suggests placing chilled witch hazel pads on your perineum to aid in the soothing and healing process. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge and pressues during pregnancy (25 weeks)?

Vaginal discharge and pressues during pregnancy (25 weeks)?

Go to L&D: You have to get checked to rule out preterm labor (ptl). Go straight to the nearest l&d for evaluation. Symptoms of vaginal pressure and discharge are hallmarks of cervical change. Don't risk it, go on in. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge related to pregnancy?

Is vaginal discharge related to pregnancy?

Sometimes.: When pregnant, vaginal discharge may be thin, white & milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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How can vaginal bleeding occur post intercourse?

How can vaginal bleeding occur post intercourse?

Vaginal Bleeding: If the uterine lining was ready to come off, sex can stimulate it to come off early. It can also occur if something was torn, as long as it behaves like a normal period for you, i wouldn't worry. If its excessive, or unusually painful, go see your obgyn. ...Read more

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Is post menopausal pregnancy possible?

Is post menopausal pregnancy possible?

No: Menopause is defined as 12 months without a period. If you are in menopause, pregnancy is impossible because you are out of follicles within the ovaries. This would also be best to review with your doctor. ...Read more

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Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more

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Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someone your age , you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Will vaginal discharge increase after vaginal ultra sound?

Will vaginal discharge increase after vaginal ultra sound?

No: You may have some of the gel mixed in with the discharge but the amount of the discharge should not be affected. ...Read more

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Is watery vaginal discharge associated with early pregnancy?

Is watery vaginal discharge associated with early pregnancy?

Vaginal discharge: When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. Clear, watery discharge is normal ; occurs intermittently during the menstrual cycle . It may ^ after exercise. ...Read more

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Increased vag odor during ovilation?

Increased vag odor during ovilation?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. Trichomoniasis is an std that causes odor. Other possible infections can cause as well. ...Read more

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Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

No: Have your ob/gyn take a further look to determine the cause as there a few possible causes to this. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and unusual vaginal dryness after taking wrong OTC yeast infection medicines actually had BV ?

Vaginal itching and unusual vaginal dryness after taking wrong OTC yeast infection medicines actually had BV ?

Possible: If you mean that you treated for yeast but are afraid you have bvv instead. You may need to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...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