This phenomenon, when a woman has a dry vagina is noted, often gives the fair sex a lot of problems. Most of them are connected with sexual life. Indeed, in such situations, the sex not only no pleasure, but it is quite a painful process. Let’s try to understand why the vagina may be dry and what to do the woman in this case.
What can be observed dryness of the vaginal mucosa?
Quite often a similar phenomenon gynecologists referred to as atrophic dermatitis. However, it is true only to the process itself symptoms: irritation of vaginal walls, itching, pain. During the examination in the gynecological chair, there was a reduction in the elasticity of the walls, loss of smoothness, the appearance of smartnote, drying up this area.
If to speak directly about the causes of such violations, it must be noted that it is caused by a combination of factors, such as disturbed hormonal balance, the presence of infectious processes, inflammation and violation of the rules of intimate hygiene. Among the most common causes of such violations include:
- the intake of antibiotics;
- the use of alkaline hygiene products;
- frequent douching;
- synthetic underwear;
- the use of oral contraceptives;
- nervous stress.
Among gynecological diseases, causing such phenomenon, it is necessary to name:
- bacterial vaginosis;
- nonspecific colpitis;
- hormone-dependent tumor processes;
- Sjogren’s syndrome (inflammation of the glands);
- genital herpes;
- myoma of the uterus.
In some cases, most commonly vaginal dryness?
First of all, a dry vagina is often celebrated during sex, why women don’t understand. In such situations, this phenomenon is caused by insufficient production of vaginal lubrication, which is secreted glands located in the threshold. To fix this, doctors recommend the use of lubricant.
Dry vagina during pregnancy and after childbirth is caused primarily by a predominance of concentration of the hormone progestogen, which lead to this phenomenon. Most often in such a case all by itself is normalized in 8-12 weeks.
How is it treated?
The main question that interested in women who are in a similar situation, far as lubricate a dry vagina.
The mainstay of therapy at this violation are hormonal drugs. So, the woman is prescribed hormonal vaginal ring, vaginal cream (Dermestril, Divigel, Climara), vaginal tablets and candles (Ovestin, Ovina).