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Vaginal dryness: treatments

Nearly 1 in 2 women after 50 years would suffer from vaginal dryness, yet there are solutions and treatments to solve this intimate problem.

> It is possible to prevent vaginal dryness by having sex rich in foreplay, favoring natural moistening. In any case, it is important to maintain a dialogue with your partner, and not to hesitate to talk about your pain or your desires. Sometimes, communication within the couple is enough to resolve certain apprehensions.

> Vaginal lubricants : they are available without prescription in pharmacy. They facilitate penetration. Note: the lubricating gels Vaseline and oil are to be avoided because they are irritating to the mucous membranes.

> Homeopathy is also an alternative to consider to treat vaginal dryness (with, for example, treatment with Bryonia - 7CH).

> Hormonal treatments (vaginal application of creams or eggs, tablets) may be prescribed by a doctor if the symptoms persist despite the use of lubricants. These treatments increase the concentration of estrogen in the blood, which helps restore the vaginal mucosa its flexibility and moisture. These treatments are generally prescribed for other indications, such as hot flushes.

> Doctors also sometimes offer botulinum toxin injections to fight against vaginal dryness and vaginal tonicity.

If you are prone to a vaginal dryness problem, do not hesitate to consult a general practitioner or a gynecologist, who can inform you and find with you an adequate treatment.

What are the causes of vaginal dryness?

The causes of vaginal dryness can be multiple and it is in this sense that it is important to determine them in order to find a suitable treatment with the help of specific specialists.

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Read also :

> Intimate toilet: why is it important?
> Intimate hygiene: to do and avoid
> Vaginal discharge: is it serious?
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