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What Is The Best Treatment For Unusual Vaginal Dryness
Vaginal itching and unusual vaginal dryness after taking wrong OTC yeast infection medicines actually had BV ?
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
Sir , i suffered from miscarrige , feeling vaginal dryness is it normal and what's the treatment for that. Before i too suffered frm pcod also?
Talk to your doctor.: I'm sorry to hear about your miscarriage. This doesn't usually cause vaginal dryness, though. Sometimes a lubricant can help. There may be other issues contributing to the vaginal dryness. I would talk to your doctor about your symptoms to make sure you are getting treated for the right medical condition. ...Read more
After finishing a six night treatment of canesten vaginal tablets, I tried to have sex but I was suffering from extreme vaginal dryness. ?
Vaginal irritation: After treatment for a vaginal yeast infection, the vaginal mucosa is likely still inflamed and irritated. You might interpret that as a "dry" sensation. I would wait a few more days before having intercourse. If your symptoms do not improve over 2-3 days, then go see your doctor to rule out: 1. an adverse reaction to the medication or 2. inadequate treatment--the yeast infection is still there. ...Read more
Depends on age: At age 23, problems with vaginal dryness are unlikely to be due to hormonal problems and more likely to be due to infection. Rule out yeast as #1 cause. Second, rule out a bacterial infection. Third, if for sex, use water based lubricant. If none of these apply to you, then an exam by gynecologist to look at vagina and make sure there are no auto-immune issues causing dryness. ...Read more
Yes it could: Many chemotherapy and other cancer treatment (anti estrogen therapy) supress the function ot the ovaries.It supresses the 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 and this can cause some discomfort during intercourse and also increase risk for urinary tract infection. ...Read more
Any new treatment (without side effects) for symptoms of menopause mainly hot flashes and vaginal dryness?
Could vaginal dryness during sex be a sign of a health problem? Even with generous foreplay i can't become naturally lubricated.
K-y jelly isn't helping my vaginal dryness at all and using cetraben cream internally has been helping. Is it ok to use this method frequently ?
Not really: I suggest the use of an aqueous lubricant like K-Y or Astroglide. If dryness continues, please consult your GYN. ...Read more
I thought the reason I was having vaginal dryness was because a Bartholin's cyst that I get sometimes. I haven't had in a very long time but still vaginal dryness. I haven't always been like this. But every since this cyst has formed I have vaginal drynes
The cyst is not why: A bartholins cyst is not a direct cause of vaginal dryness. Vaginal lubrication is caused by transudation of fluid from the veins around the vagina. If the cyst is interfering with the thought of having sex, then this would be the source of vaginal dryness. Vaginal lubrication is the equivalent of the male erection. ...Read more
Pain: Even women who aren't having sex will sometimes feel pain or a burning sensation in their vagina when they suffer from vaginal atrophy/dryness. Decreased #'s of blood vessels and natural lubrication due to decreased estrogen is the cause. Some women note increased utis as well. But burning and pain would still be #1 symptom. ...Read more
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