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What Causes Vaginal Dryness After Ovulation
Possibly: There are several patient reports of vaginal dryness while taking accutane, but none of the online medical resources I consulted specifically lists "vaginal dryness" as a side effect. However, since this drug can cause dry skin, dry lips, nasal dryness leading to nosebleeds, it seems likely that vaginal dryness is one of the drug's numerous side effects. ...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
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
Any pure oil: Driscoll is a highly processed hydrogenated, saturated oil. You can use pure coconut oil. Error- crisco ...Read more
There is a gland in the vaginal area where some people are known to get cyst in. I can recall the name of the gald or the cyst. Its responsible I guess for lubricating the vaginal area I think? But if a cyst is on it can it cause vaginal dryness?
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 more
Not exactly: May be the dryness related to tissue relaxation which may make the wall prolapsed out a bit to show at introits ...Read more
Fear & many other: Issues. As complex Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, mind/brain control is dominant over body behavior. Very much including autonomic nervous & endocrine controls of body responses starting far before birth & continuing throughout life. People/Docs typically focus most on body response issues; easier to categorize & mass market approaches. But issues complex & subconscious emotions largely dominant. ...Read more
Does isotretenoin cause permenant sexual dysfunction and vaginal dryness plus makes u take ages to orgasm??
No: No, it does not have any bearing on your sexual responses. ...Read more
Does a 20yr girl masturbating daily cause vaginal dryness, headache n sometimes I cant get sleep too. Nothing is inserted. Is it excessive doing daily?
No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity. ...Read more
I am 37 and lately I've been having vaginal dryness that makes me feel sore. It's ok during sex, I'm not dry at all then. What are possible causes?
Unlikely: Very unlikelyGet a more detailed answer ›
Low estrogen: The Depo-Provera shot lowers your estrogen level, causing vaginal dryness. The lower estrogen level also causes bone density loss, and sometimes abnormal bleeding because the uterine lining becomes thin. You could ask your doctor for an estrogen vaginal cream for the dryness. ...Read more
Can vaginal dryness cause reoccurring yeast infections...Had this problem for years but symptoms go away if I regularly masturbate?
See answer: As vaginal tissues become drier they lose the acidic protection of the natural lubricant and vaginal environment less effective at fighting infections making yeast infections and utis more likely. Most common in post-menopausal women, much less at age 21. In younger women, cause (s) less obvious. Common in diabetics. Unaware of any scientific validation of masturbation preventing but interesting. ...Read more
Can oxybutin cause urethra burning and vaginal dryness? I notice since I started taking it is hurt with sexual activity as well. Feel very dry/itchy.
Let your dr know: Dryness of the mouth is common with oxybutin, and you don't want to get dehydrated. If your mucous membranes are dry, and you are complaining of itching, it may be leading to your symptoms of vaginal dryness too, but this can't be confirmed without seeing your doctor first. S/he may need to adjust the dose, or switch to something else altogether. Do hydrate well while taking it. ...Read more
Yes: It can cause dryness of all mucus membranes. If that is the case you may wish to get a lubricant. Do not use vaseline. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can the progestin only iud kyleena cause vaginal dryness? I was told it is supposed to thicken cervical mucus.
Extreme vaginal dryness in 21 year old. Painful intercourse even when fully aroused and using lube. Cause of vaginal dryness?
Vaginal dryness: A lack of vaginal lubricity can be due to a thinning vaginal lining (epithelium) caused by low levels of estrogen hormone. A GYN MD can do a maturation index on a vaginal sample and determine the lack of impact of estrogen on those epithelial cells. Without a multi-folded (rugated)/crypted vagina, moisture will not be forthcoming. This is common in post menopausal women, but not your age. See MD. ...Read more
Does lisinopril cause vaginal dryness & periods to be more frequent (twice a month)? 2nd period always comes after having sex, could it be a trigger?
Do certain condoms cause vaginal dryness? If so which specific condoms cause lack of lubrication in vagina while having sex?
Lubricated condoms: Plain condoms can be uncomfortable, and in some cases, using a lubricated condom (comes with a condom safe lubricant in the package) can be helpful. Avoid using other lubricants which can damage the condom and cause breakage (lubricants marketed for use with condoms are fine). ...Read more
Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately
I need a birth control pill that doesn't cause severe vaginal dryness painful dry intercourse and yeast like ortho lo did. Any ideas?
On cephalexin for UTI. Use AZO to stop the urge for urination. Could using these 2 together cause vaginal dryness? I noticed the dryness first and I believe the itchiness came from it being dry down there and me always being up and moving.
Will a higher dosage of birth control pill help with vaginal dryness that ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo caused? Do monophasic pills have less side effects?
Estrogen: Early menopausal changes can begin to occur even in your late 30s or early 40s. Since there are estrogen receptors throughout the vagina, the decrease in estrogen levels in menopause can cause changes in the vaginal lining leading to dryness, more irritation, and pain with intercourse. Ask your doctor to check your menopausal status and/or ask him/her for some estrogen cream to use to your vagina ...Read more
Probably normal: In view of your age. Water soluble lubricant will take care of this problem if ; when you wish to lose your virginity. ...Read more
Lack of lubrication.: 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 for more specific treatment. ...Read more
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