... Painful intercourse can be a symptom of menopause as the vaginal lining becomes dry due to hormonal changes. I would first contact your doctor to rule out any other issue. ... (2 replies)
... I would think you would use the olive oil on the outside... ... (6 replies)
... I read about that, too, but haven't tried it yet. Are you supposed to use it inside, or just on the outer parts? I don't really have the external dryness, but intercourse is like sandpaper. (6 replies)
... just read on a post...about using olive oil for severe vaginal dryness...she said she used it for two weeks and it worked...has anyone else used olive oil and had success? ... (6 replies)
... yes! They work wonderfully for me - use them everyday for a week or so and then only a couple times a week thereafter. I use mine at night and I have never had an issue since. The brand I buy is in a coconut oil base - keep them in the fridge to store..... (2 replies)
... Same here. My periods stopped at 49. I thought it was all smooth sailing and now this vaginal stuff. Wonder what folks did in the "old days" when there was nothing out there to help other than maybe vegetable oil. ... (7 replies)
... aster results. I hope it helps. I happened to see it mentioned in a small question and answer column in the newspaper. A woman said that she had been using olive oil and her gynecologist thought she was using estrogen vaginal cream because she got such good results. I am sure glad that I saw it. ... (6 replies)
... y the olive oll...because nothing else is working....and it is a miserable thing to be so dry............I wonder who first came up with the idea of using olive oil of all things...I know it is good stuff, but who would have thought.... ... (6 replies)
... I have used it for a couple months now with very good results. I use it inside, just dip my finger in olive oil and insert vaginally every night at bedtime. I use Bertolli's Classico because that is what I have. ... (6 replies)
... Vaginal dryness is when your vagina is no longer naturally producing the mucus that allows for easy and pleasurable intercourse. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you. I have heard of several ladies that used the olive oil with success. I will try that next. I used Replens and did not have great success with it. In fact, I got a terrible UTI. Yuck! ... (21 replies)
... I was using Premarin Vaginal Cream and it helped quite a bit, but I recently heard about using olive oil. I tried it for 2 weeks and it has been more effective than the cream. ... (21 replies)
I went through the menopause with not a single symptom and this I put down to taking "Oil of evening primrose".
Admittedly I took it two years to starting the menopause and for a year after my periods stopped.
I don't know how this works but my friends sister was prescribed this after a Hysterectomy so I can only presume it works with the Hormones.
If Vaginal dryness... (3 replies)
... I have been taking Flax Seed Oil every day and that has helped a bit, so you might try it. Some people say it stops them completely. I am not that lucky, but it has helped. ... (5 replies)
... flashes and night sweats. Those are completely gone, I'm chilly in fact for the first time in years. My vaginal dryness is replaced with more moisture. ... (4 replies)
... Today the doctor gave me Estrace to use for the vaginal issues, but after researching it online I'm just not comfortable using it. Is there a natural remedy I can try instead? ... (1 replies)
... ould post in case anyone is looking for a natural way to stop hot flashes and night sweats. I tried everything from combo menopause formulas to evening primrose oil to a prescription of clonidine from my doctor without success. ... (6 replies)
... hi mydogsandme, like the nick...anyway, women do experience this, most of them just feel embarrassed to talk about it, let alone admit that they suffer from vaginal issues. what creams have you used before? ... (2 replies)
... Hi LaraBow....
I am so glad you did too.....thanks again :wave: (6 replies)
... ything is mostly fine in my life, I can even tolerate my night sweats and hot flashes throughout the day, but I am getting really down regarding my sex life. My vaginal dryness is so bad that any attempt to have sex with my husband is torture. I bleed, I burn, I'm in excrutiating pain! ... (5 replies)