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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Tightness And Pregnancy

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

A minor factor...: The biggest factor is the number of vaginal deliveries. lacerations at delivery, etc. Age is a secondary factor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can masturbation help relieve vaginal tightness?

Can masturbation help relieve vaginal tightness?

No: Tightness of the vagina may be the results of pelvic floor muscle spasm. This can be treated with muscle relaxants & pelvic floor physical therapy. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can cancer treatments cause vaginal tightness?

Can cancer treatments cause vaginal tightness?

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

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How can I help relieve my vaginal tightness?

How can I help relieve my vaginal tightness?

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 more

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What do you suggest if i would like to ask about vaginal tightness related to alum?

What do you suggest if i would like to ask about vaginal tightness related to alum?

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

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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.

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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Can pregancy cause tightness of d vaginal ?

Can pregancy cause tightness of d vaginal ?

No but: Pregnancy will not cause the vagina to be tighter, but the fluid retention that occurs with pregnancy can make it seem that the vagina has become tighter due to the increased pressure in the surrounding tissues. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus is a condition consisting of significant vaginal muscle contraction during attempts at vaginal penetration, ...Read more