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Dryness of the vagina, hormonal imbalance - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   My wife is getting pain during intercourse
Doctor :   Since when is she facing this problem ?
User :   she is not getting enough liquids for free insertion
User :   since 6 months
User :   so we are applying castor oil, so that insertion happen freely
Doctor :   Ok, does she feel it dry and painful or pain just before or after insertion
Doctor :   Ok, i get it
User :   she feels pain during insertion
Doctor :   does Castor oil help her
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do avoid the same
User :   is that a problem of using castor oil
Doctor :   Since its six months I would consider she still needs some more time to accommodate you
Doctor :   No castor oil is not the culprit , I would say its not healthy
User :   I am getting proper erection
Doctor :   Do use lubricating jellies like K Y JELLY or Xylocaine 2% jelly
User :   ok
User :   but why should I use every time.
User :   since it is very dry
User :   Even I spend lot of time in foreplay, she is not getting lubrication
Doctor :   Need not worry , I consider her interoitrus ( vaginal opening ) is narrow and dry due to hormonal imbalance both of which are temporary and get solved over time
Doctor :   Is she on any medication ?
User :   she was fine last year. we used to have sex without castor oil
User :   she had fibroids and she had D&C
User :   after D&C, she is not getting enoguh liquids
Doctor :   I would not attribute it to the D & C
Doctor :   but she would have been prescribed medications after that Which would have altered he hormonal profile
User :   yes she using some medication
Doctor :   Did she ever use any emergency contraceptive pills ?
User :   Is there any problem in getting pregnancy if we use castor oil
Doctor :   May I know what medications they are ?
User :   I dont know
Doctor :   No Castor oil is not harm for fertility rather it can increase chances of infection
User :   oh
User :   I need to check with my wife
User :   but she using medication
Doctor :   Do ask her what medication she is using and make sure that those are not the ones causing dryness of the vagina , by consulting a gynecologist
User :   I got it she used duloton tables for 1 cycle after D&C
User :   is dry ness in vagin any indication for infertility?
Doctor :   No ,
User :   she used duloton tables for 1 cycle after D&C
Doctor :   mild hormonal imbalance created by any medications is the commonest cause for the dryness in the vagina
Doctor :   and ahen was that she used duloton
Doctor :   when*
User :   1 cycle after D&C, 7 months back
User :   from then dryness started
Doctor :   Yes, it could be the chance
Doctor :   Do consult to her gynecologist she will help you
User :   but she used it for ony 1 cycle
User :   why still dryness?
Doctor :   Meanwhile use the jellies which is advised
User :   ok
User :   can I get these jellies in any medical shop
Doctor :   The medication used that time would have caused imbalance in the hormonal profile which is leading to long term problems
Doctor :   yes, they are available in most of the medical shops in Banglore
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   nothing doctor
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Ok, You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye
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