What causes dry vagina?

Lack of estrogen. As women age, for example after menopause, their bodies make less estrogen. This can lead to vaginal dryness. A doctor can evaluate if a topical vaginal estrogen cream could be right for you.
Depends. Sometimes a vaginal infection will cause dry vagina, or lack of estrogen if you are no longer having menstrual cycles. This can be a problem for women who are breastfeeding, too.

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What causes dry vagina and how can you get it to stay wet?

Big topic. In older people, or those without ovaries, it can b from lack of esrogon. If its a sexual issue it could be due to lack of arousal, some drugs such as antidepressants can cause this. An oil based lubricant ( astroglide) can help during intercourse but there may be a better answer out there; some Progesterone only contraceptives may contribute( implanon, depo-provera. Good luck. Read more...