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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Lubricant Medication

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Will vaginal lubricants interact with other medications?

Will vaginal lubricants interact with other medications?

Vaginal lubricants: Unless you are using vaginal estrogen suppositories or vaginal antifungals the answer is no! ...Read more

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"Me Again" vaginal lubricant, is it good? Is "Replens "better? What is the difference?

"Me Again" vaginal lubricant, is it good? Is "Replens "better? What is the difference?

Here are someā€¦: All forms of lubricating gel including KY jelly will serve well for vaginal penetration as long as being comfortable and not allergic, which could only be told by experience. Besides, as we age, all the mucosa and skin as natural barrier will not tolerate physical irritation as much as in younger age, resulting in postcoital vaginal irritation despite using lubricant. So, overindulgence is not adv ...Read more

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Is coconut oil safe to use as a vaginal lubricant?

Is coconut oil safe to use as a vaginal lubricant?

You can: You might want to make sure your partner isn't allergic to it first. But also, avoid using this, if you are going to use latex condoms, as the coconut oil may compromise the integrity of coconut oil. ...Read more

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Must I let my doctor know if I begin using a vaginal lubricant?

Must I let my doctor know if I begin using a vaginal lubricant?

Vaginal lubricant: Not usually unless you are using vaginal based medications or you are having vaginal problems, such as frequent vaginitis or urinary tract infections! ...Read more

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Can you use aloe Vera gel as a vaginal lubricant?

Can you use aloe Vera gel as a vaginal lubricant?

Do Not Recommend it: Some people can develop skin irritation with aloe vera with stinging - that could be quite painful on vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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I was wondering if vagisil is a vaginal lotion or lubricant?

I was wondering if vagisil is a vaginal lotion or lubricant?

Neither: The manufacturer designed it to treat "vaginal itching" which is available over the counter at the pharmacy. It is rarely effctive at treating vaginal infections, and often contains vaginal irritants. ...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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Besides lubricant, what options could relieve post sex vaginal pain/microtears?

Besides lubricant, what options could relieve post sex vaginal pain/microtears?

Estrogen cream: Sometimes, atrophy (or thinning of the vaginal walls) is the cause of post sex irritation. In that case, estrogen topical cream is a safe and effective treatment. But there are many other causes of vaginal irritation, and each one has a different treatment, so it is best to be examined and get a diagnosis before treating. ...Read more

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Is soothe organic anal lubricant with guava bark by intimate organics safe to use for vaginal sex?

Is soothe organic anal lubricant with guava bark by intimate organics safe to use for vaginal sex?

To be honest, I've : never heard of guava bark used medicinally. Turns out it is also a component used as a vaginal douching. Not sure how "evidence-based" any of this is, but appears like there is a precedent of empiric use in the vagina. Now, with respect to "safety" it won't protect from STDs (no evidence of statistical significance) or pregnancy. So, for lube purposes you're fine as long as there's no allergic rxn ...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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Can lubricant lead to vaginal infection?

Can lubricant lead to vaginal infection?

Possibly: If you have an allergy or if the lubricant alters the bacteria of your vagina, an infection may occur. In general, over the counter vaginal lubricants are very safe to use and infection is not common as a result of their use. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use vaginal fluid as lubricant for anal fingering?

Is it okay to use vaginal fluid as lubricant for anal fingering?

Yes: But don't go from anus to Vagina due to cross contamination of the vagina/urethra with colonic bacteria. Like you have been told to wipe from front to back ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal itching do to irrigation from a heated lubricant ?

How to get rid of vaginal itching do to irrigation from a heated lubricant ?

First make sure you: wash area, i like vinegar douche to make sure all lubricant gone. Then apply OTC hydrocortisone twice a day for itching, should clear in few days, if not see gynecologist ...Read more

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Is soothe organic anal lubricant with guava bark safe for vaginal use and will it kill sprem cells?

Is soothe organic anal lubricant with guava bark safe for vaginal use and will it kill sprem cells?

You Decide: there are multiple website that describe this product that is water based. They say it is safe to ingest. If you can ingest it sounds to me like it could be used other places, but I like to use things that are designed for the purpose in mind. Just saying! ...Read more

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How can I numb the inner part of my vagina, I know It says to try extra lubricant but It does not work and I really want to try this numbing vaginal c?

How can I numb the inner part of my vagina, I know It says to try extra lubricant but It does not work and I really want to try this numbing vaginal c?

I can't quite: understand why you would wish to numb your vagina(Since Vaginal Orgasm a pleasurable sensation for most women might be affected (in the "wrong direction) IF YOU ARE HAVING PAIN with intercourse you should have a GYN evaluation to determine the reason and TREAT that pain.. At any rate local anesthetics can produce allergic reactions with frequent use. Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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After masterbation, how come there';s no vagina's natural lubricant/ vaginal discharge?

After masterbation, how come there';s no vagina's natural lubricant/ vaginal discharge?

See below: If you are rubbing vigorously and coming rapidly to climax - there may not have been sufficient build up (equivalent of foreplay) for secretions to develop. ...Read more

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My boyfriends penis is chapped after sex & sex is painful. I have vaginal dryness and water-based lubricant help little- what should we do/can we do ?

My boyfriends penis is chapped after sex & sex is painful. I have vaginal dryness and water-based lubricant help little- what should we do/can we do ?

You could try: An oil based lubricant like astroglide. It works longer. If he develops pain, redness, warmth or swelling then he needs to be seen; good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any long-term drawbacks to using virgin, food-grade coconut oil as a sexual lubricant, both vaginally and anally? Pores, skin, reproductive

Are there any long-term drawbacks to using virgin, food-grade coconut oil as a sexual lubricant, both vaginally and anally? Pores, skin, reproductive

Should be fine: Coconut oil quickly becomes liquid at body temperature, and should be fine. However, the oil would degrade latex condoms . . . Best use a different type in that case. ...Read more

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Does using lubricant (durex) into the vaginal opening right before protected sex(with condom) cause vaginal yeast infection ?

Does using lubricant (durex) into the vaginal opening right before protected sex(with condom) cause vaginal yeast infection ?

No: Unless you are having a reaction to the lubricant which damages tissue leading to secondary infection it will not cause yeast infection. This is very common and predisposed to by antibiotic use, diabetes, immune deficiencies, contamination by a sexual partner, and sometimes just happens. The organism lives in your colon and can get onto the labia and into the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Cant come vaginal lubrication during sex?

Cant come vaginal lubrication during sex?

Try an oil: Based lubricant like astroglide for lubrication? Are u saying u can't have an orgasm? If so, it it during intercourse u cannot have one or in general? Are you on any medications? That's a tough one to investigate on this forum, main question is whether u have ever had an orgasm. ...Read more

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What are over-the-counter products for vaginal lubrication that don't irriatate?

There are many: Everyone is different so there is no way to be assured you will not be irritated, but 2 of the better ones are astroglide, and replens vaginalr. ...Read more

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Any natural way to increase vaginal lubrication? What could cause dryness. Even with arousal ?

Anxiety: Is not most common cause. Relax and take some deep breaths. If that doesn't work, there are many otc lubrication preparations available at the drug store. ...Read more