Could olive oil be used to prevent vaginal dryness?

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Yes, Olive Oil is an option for soothing and preventing vaginal dryness! Just lightly applying to vulvar area after bathing is quite effective. Also, you might consider grape seed oil or almond oil; they are lighter with a nicer more floral aroma compared to olive oil. Many women really like Carlson's Vitamin E Vaginal Suppositories; they are an oil base insert- with just a bit of vitamin E, no chemicals or hormones and really soothing. Remember though, oils are not compatible with latex condoms- they require water based lubricants instead.

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