What can be done to prevent the condition?
Vaginal dryness can sometimes be prevented by treating the underlying cause. Following are some ways to prevent vaginal dryness.
Avoid irritating chemicals or products.
Control high blood pressure.
Follow treatment plans for diabetes and other diseases.
Obtain counseling for psychological problems.
Use hormone replacement therapy for menopause.
What are the risks to others?
Vaginal dryness is not contagious and poses no risk to others.