A: Although increased lubrication and discharge are most common during pregnancy, some women do suffer from vaginal dryness.
Your hormone levels are changing at a dramatic rate and, for some women, this means more vaginal dryness and/or irritation.
Why am I suddenly dry down there?
What Causes Vaginal Dryness? When the ovaries’ production of estrogen is disrupted, which can happen for a number of reasons, the change in lubrication can make the vagina feel itchy, dry and irritated. The most common cause of a decrease in estrogen levels is the menopause.
Do you get dry when pregnant?
And you may also experience dry skin. It’s common for pregnant women to have dry skin during pregnancy. Hormone changes cause your skin to lose elasticity and moisture as it stretches and tightens to accommodate a growing belly. Most women experience dry, itchy skin in the stomach area.
Why am I so dry and itchy down there?
Vaginal itching and dryness is typically due to a yeast infection or dryness due to low estrogen levels in the vaginal area ? inside and out. Another possible condition that causes vaginal itching on the external area is something called Lichen Sclerosis, which is related to testosterone deficiency.