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I suffer from bad vaginal dryness (my gynecologist can’t figure it out) but find lube so disgusting and a huge turnoff. What can I do?

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I suffer from really bad vaginal dryness (gyno can’t figure it out) but find lube so disgusting and a huge turnoff. What can I do?

Vaginal dryness can have many, MANY causes, but it sounds like you saw your doctor and she ruled out any egregious abnormalities.  Vaginal dryness can be caused by both physical and psychological factors.  Age and low estrogen can cause dryness, and low libido in women nearing menopause or with a history of gynecological surgeries. Dryness can also be caused by medications, herbal supplements, infections, chronic irritation, and allergies.  It may also be possible that what your sexual partner is doing is not working for you.  Perhaps you could try talking to your partner so that they understand what arouses you.  This may mean spending more time on foreplay to increase natural lubrication, especially since you are not a fan of synthetic lubricant. 

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