Dryness of Vagina During Intercourse

In spite of the fact that women may suffer from vaginal dryness at any age, this issues is mostly seen in older women. If the vaginal tissues are not well lubricated and healthy, vaginal dryness occurs. Women from any age group may experience vaginal dryness, however, it is most common in older women. While having intercourse with your partner, vaginal dryness can cause discomfort and pain, which can be a reason behind your bad relationship with your partner. What’s more, vaginal dryness can also lead to yeast or bacterial infections.

Symptoms of Vaginal Dryness

There can be several symptoms of vaginal dryness. Some of them are listed below:

  • Minor bleeding during intercourse
  • Little vaginal discharge
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Soreness, itching, or burning of the vagina

Reasons Behind Vaginal Dryness

There can be large number of factors responsible for dryness in vagina. Some of them are listed below:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Surgery to remove the ovaries
  • Some immune disorders
  • Anti-estrogen medications
  • Cancer treatments
  • Menopause
  • Perimenopause
  • Smoking

There are some soaps, perfumes, douches, and lotions that can interrupt the balance of natural chemicals in your vagina, which can ultimately lead to vaginal dryness. Medicines that contains antihistamines, such as in, allergy, cold, and asthma medicines, can also make your vagina dry. Vaginal secretions can also be reduced by certain antidepressants.

Diagnosing Vaginal Dryness

If you are suffering from vaginal dryness, you are ought to make an appointment with sexologists in Bhopal. In order to determine if your vaginal walls are thin, pale, or red, your sexologist can perform a pelvic exam. To make sure if you are going through menopause, you may be required to go through a test to determine the levels of your hormones. To check for other reasons behind your vaginal dryness, your sexologist in Bhopal may also test your vaginal discharge. If the symptoms of your vaginal discharge does not fades away and are getting severe,  you should see sexologists in Bhopal at the earliest before the symptoms gets more worse. Sexologist may prescribe you with some treatments depending upon the cause of your vaginal dryness, which may include, topical estrogen medicines, certain creams, lubricants and so forth.