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What Causes Vaginal Dryness After Ovulation
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
Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more
Trauma: Localized trauma to your vagina.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vaginal gas: The presence of vaginal incontinence of farts requires evaluation by your physician. There is a rare condition where one develops a fistulous tract between the bowel and vagina (usually following an injury, which could happen with a d;c). In this case the person passes flatus and sometimes stool through the vagina. ...Read more
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'One size fits all?': Not always! the vagina is a potential space that undergoes an 'expansion project' during sexual excitement and ultimately intercourse. Inadequate emotional preparation, a lack of lubrication, a vaginal infection, or just plain 'clumsiness' can all inflict pain. ...Read more
Brown.: Likely old blood. Get checked for infection. ...Read more
Not enough info!: If you have always had this, it may be normal for you. If it is new, it may be due to an infection and you will need to see a doc to find out if this is so, and get the appropriate treatment. If you have fever or severe pain with the discharge, you need to go to the ER now. ...Read more
Not pregnant?: If you are not pregnant then consistent bleeding with intercourse is always abnormal, suggest you see a doctor in person for this. ...Read more
Must rule out cancer: Postmenopausal bleeding should always be evaluated and taken seriously. Most of the times it turns out to be nothing serious but sometimes it can be a sign of uterine cancer. The next step is to be seen by an obgyn for an ultrasound and an endometrial biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful sex: The most common cause of discomfort during sex is dryness, lack of natural lubrication due to factors like tension/stress, insufficient foreplay, or vaginal infection. Dryness can be treated with a lubricant like KY jelly, etc. Certain infections can cause this too--vaginal infections, cervical infections (an std), or pelvic inflammatory disease (pid, also an std), and cysts of vagina or ovary. ...Read more
Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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