Vaginal Dryness: Symptoms & Signs

Medically Reviewed on 9/10/2019

Vaginal dryness is often due to deficiency of the female hormone estrogen, frequently associated with menopause. There are many other causes of vaginal dryness. Sometimes vaginal dryness is a result of local skin conditions of the genital area. Vaginal dryness can also be a feature of systemic diseases, such as Sjögren's syndrome. Frequently, no specific cause of vaginal dryness can be identified.

Other causes of vaginal dryness

  • Medications (Both Prescription and Nonprescription)
  • Vaginal Atrophy

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/10/2019


The vagina includes the labia, clitoris, and uterus. See Answer

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