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Down There Issues Too Dry And Uncomfortable

Down There Issues Too Dry And Uncomfortable

This may be very personal, but does anyone else experience dryness and soreness down there? I'm so dry and lack natural moisture that it hurts sometimes. What to do ? I never did have much moisture .
Anything lubricating just irritates more . Is this also a Fibro thing ?
I'm talking everyday natural moisture. Not sexual related .

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Hi. My urologist advised me to use coconut oil for relieving vaginal dryness. The solidified kind of coconut oil that you would buy at the grocery store to cook with (yeah I dont keep that jar in the kitchen, haha). But it does work very well for me. I only need a very little bit...about as much as you would use a lip balm to hydrate your lips. I reapply as needed. I am 55 years old and post menopausal and have been using coconut oil since 2014. I have interstitial cystitis/irritable bladder, urinary retention issues. My Mom is 80 and her gynecologist also told her to use coconut oil to alleviate vaginal dryness. She said it works for her. What I like about it is that there is no color, no odor and no prescription needed.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Hi. I am beyond menopause by a lot. Dryness set in. Estrace here too. There is a site that sells Intimacy products. Very soothing. There is an autoimmune disease called Sojourns. . where there is no to little moisture from eyes, mouth, vagina .all places we need moisture. .

posted about 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am dealing with that right now! And my Dr recommended coconut water or aloe based lube and moisturizer

posted about 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

This subject has been brought up in the past, I’m glad to see it is being discussed again. A lot of people with fibromyalgia have difficulty being intimate including myself and I have seen my GYN about this. My problem isn’t dryness, sex just plain hurts, sex used to be great but not any more. My GYN gave me an estrogen cream but it didn’t do much. She thinks I may have nerve damage. Does anyone else think they have nerve damage in that area?
My doctor also reminded me that as women get older the skin gets thinner and sex can become more painful, you can develop vaginal tears that hurt and not realize it.
Then there is the problem of pain afterwards I’d you can manage it, especially in the thighs as you are not used to that kind of stretching.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Do you take any allergy pills regularly? I was experiencing the same issue and it was a side effect of the allergy pill I was taking for environmental sensitivity.

posted about 3 years ago
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