Womanly
Issue 1: Sex Ed

Vaginal Dryness

Diana McDonnell, Khadija Ariana

Symptoms:

  • Pain with Sex

  • Discomfort

  • Discharge

  • Burning

  • Itching

  • Dryness

  • Bleeding

Causes:

  • Less Estrogen Being Produced i.e.

  • Menopause

  • Post-Partum

  • Surgical Removal of Ovaries

  • Medications

Treatments:

  • Lubricants (Apply at the time of sex)

  • Moisturizers (Apply 3x weekly)

  • Vaginal Estrogen (Cream, Tablet, or Ring can be prescribed by a healthcare provider)

  • Sex (Continue to masturbate and have sex if it is comfortable)

Sources:
North American Menopause Society
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research: Diana McDonnell
Artwork: Khadija Ariana

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