Why Does Diabetes Cause Vaginal Problems?

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A water-soluble vaginal lubricant also can be used to moisten the tissues and prevent painful sexual intercourse. Regular sexual activity also can help to prevent symptoms. This is because sexual intercourse improves blood circulation to the vagina, which helps to maintain vaginal tissue.


Vaginal atrophy can be treated with estrogen therapy. The doctor may prescribe an estrogen pill, a topical estrogen cream, suppositories to insert in the vagina, an estrogen skin patch, or...

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