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I have vaginal dryness during sex and I am 23. My

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I have vaginal dryness during sex and I am 23. My gynecologist says to try coconut oil. Can I use cooking coconut oil? or the kind I find in lotions and medical aisle?
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?
Customer: healthy
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am on the birth control patch and I think that might be causing the dryness
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
I am reviewing your post and will get back to your reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

You need to get the kind of coconut oil which is used for topical use and in cosmetics..

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you have any followup questions.