If you are a woman, vaginal dryness has probably affected you at some point in your life. In most cases, it might have been temporary. You may have needed some lubricant before it settled down and got back to normal. It’s much worse when it becomes chronic. If you are suffering from dryness that won’t go away, it can make you feel miserable. Vaginal dryness leads to discomfort. The irritation can be with you when you wake up and when you turn in to bed at night. When this part of your body is so irritated, you can experience problems with urinary leakage as well because the urethra becomes irritated. One of the worse side effects of vaginal dryness is a sensation that makes you feel like you are dealing with an infection in your urinary tract. You’re likely to experience chronic vaginal dryness when you are going through menopause. Learn what you can do to treat the problem.
The Thing About Lubricants and Washes Available in the Store
You can try taking action on your own by using lubricants without any perfumes or chemicals designed to enhance intimate moments in the bedroom. However, these efforts can only go so far. They really only mask the problem rather than getting to the root of the issue.
Talk to an Expert About Your Situation
Too many women keep vaginal dryness under their hat. They figure it’s just something they have to muddle along with until it gets better. The problem is it may not get better. Besides, no one should go through such irritation on a daily basis when there are solutions. When you see a professional, you can talk about what is happening in this delicate part of your body.
During a consultation at Madonna OBGYN and Medical Spa, we will talk to you about your overall health and any conditions that could be affecting you, including menopause. If you are undergoing cancer treatments or did in the past, this can create a hormonal imbalance that can lead to dryness. Having a hysterectomy that removes your ovaries can also affect your vaginal tissues. Answers are waiting for you. It’s time for you to ask for help. Contact us today to book an appointment at our office in Geneseo or Rochester.