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Vaginal Tightness And Pregnancy
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
I am scared whether vaginal tightness or looseness matters in sex? Is a tighter vagina better for sex or it doesn't make any difference?
Personal preference: It's the intimacy and giving and receiving of each other that makes the most difference. Males probably prefer tightness, and females probably prefer a little looseness. Sometimes, too tight can be painful and unpleasureable. ...Read more
Depends: Cancer treatments can cause vaginal dryness that may feel like tightness. Chemotherapy and other cancer treatment (anti estrogen therapy) supress the function ot the ovaries.And production of the female hormones, estrogen..As the result many women stop having periods, some women become menopausal. The low level of estrogen makes the vaginal area dry that may cause the feeling of tightness. ...Read more
Varies: If due to spasm of the muscles then pelvic floor therapy, treatment of other sources of pain and medications maybenefit. If anatomical then stretching with dilators and possible surgery. If history of abuse counseling and pelvic floor therapy may be in order. If postmenopausal vaginal estrogen may help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please clarify: Alum has no place in the use of vaginal problems. It is used for baking and pickling. Several other commercial uses are tanning, deodorants and textiles etc. Alum is not to be used for vaginal tightness. Alum is definitely irritating to skin and mucous membranes which includes the vagina. I hope I have answered your question. ...Read more
Extreme discomfort during sex: vaginal tightness, dryness, and feeling like I have to urinate.The obgyn said nothing is wrong. I use a lot of lube too.
A couple of ideas: Of course the most common reason for this would be a yeast infection. If you've ruled that out, along with any other sort of infection, like UTI or bacterial vaginitis. Then another reason might be vulvodynia or vaginismus. Vaginismus is when the vagina tightens involuntarily. Pelvic floor therapy can help with this. If more from the outside of vulva, then see a gynecologist who specializes. ...Read more
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