Causes of dryness of the vagina

One of the causes of vaginal dryness is that when the body does not naturally produce sufficient amount of moist vaginal secretions, the woman will experience vaginal dryness.

The feeling of vaginal dryness varies from woman to woman, but it is often in the form of itching and local irritation. In some women it makes intercourse painful or impossible.Dry vagina

Many women suffer from vaginal dryness but they coexist with itching and pain for years without consulting a doctor. 
Because vaginal dryness may be due to underlying health factors, it is advisable to talk to the doctor about this, even if this is not often the case.

There are several possible causes of vaginal dryness, and identifying the cause of a good step in the direction of treatment: of them

The decrease in estrogen is due to several reasons, including:

  • After and during natural
  • Menopause and menopause
  • Chemotherapy and radiation.
  • Remove the ovaries surgically
  • Smoking
  • Reduce sexual activity

There are several causes of drugs that cause vaginal dryness, including through the change in the level of estrogen in the blood, while others lead to it through the drying of mucous membranes of the vagina, which reduces the flexibility.

  • Sensitivity to chemicals
  • Pregnancy
  • Sugar
  • Some drugs – see below.
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Tension
  • Chronic fungal infections of the vagina
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Lack of irritability
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Benign or malignant tumors
  • Vaginal infections

Of medicines that cause dry vagina:

  •  Tamoxifen (a cancer drug).
  • Mitrogel for the treatment of vaginal infections.
  • Histamine
  • Drugs for urinary tract infections
  • Antidepressants.

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