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    An_254850 posted:
    lubricants have not helped...is there a non-painful way to re-open the labia minora due to vaginal dryness?
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    Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
    Dear An_254850,
    You health care provider could prescribe you some topical estrogen cream (estrace or premarin) which you can apply with your fingertip to the labia-and this will help soften the tissue, and make it more pliable, and able to separate it.
    Good luck,
    Mary Jane
     
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    mygsus responded:
    thank you...had tried before, but had to stop due to expense. Will try again...thanks!


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