Category Archives: Vaginal Irritation

What to do about vaginal dryness and irregular periods?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I’m in my early twenties and I sometimes experience vaginal dryness in the outer area and I also have irregular periods. What can I do about this? A: Vaginal dryness and irregular menstrual cycles are most likely symptoms associated with a deeper issue. Dryness should be taken as a sign of…

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How to remedy chronic vaginal irritation?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, For years, I have suffered from chronic thrush, vaginal redness, and vaginal irritation. I have been to a dermatologist, and I have tried many treatments, including cutting out yeast and sugar and taking acidophilus capsules daily. Nothing has helped with my condition. What can I do? A: I would first of…

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