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I am 51 post menopausal and can't get wet during sex, is

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I am 51 post menopausal and can't get wet during sex, is this normal
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?
Customer: Yes it is and my health is fine
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 5 months ago.

Hello,

Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

I am sorry to hear about your problem.

Yes, it is normal to have vaginal dryness or not having wet at times of sex.

It is due to low estrogen levels after menopause.

After menopause, low estrogen levels could reduce the amount of moisture available. It also makes the vagina thinner and less elastic.

Your doctor can advise these medications-

1. vaginal estrogen ring- here doctor can insert soft, flexible ring into the vagina. There it releases a steady stream of estrogen directly to the vaginal tissues. The ring is replaced every three months.

2. Vaginal estrogen tablet.

3. Vaginal estrogen cream.

Your doctor can select and advise any of the three.

You can try using a vaginal moisturizer (like Replens, Lubrin).

You can make intercourse more enjoyable by applying a water-based lubricant (Astroglide, K-Y) beforehand.

Please use above measures and you would get good results.

Hope this helped

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Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 5 months ago.

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