Vaginal dryness can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose vaginal dryness, we could:
Do you experience vaginal dryness? It is usually associated with itching, burning and pain during sexual intercourse.
Possible responses:→ Never had it / don't know
→ Probably had it/minor episode(s) now resolved
→ Major episode(s) now resolved
→ Current minor problem
→ Current major problem
The most common cause of vaginal dryness is lack of estrogen.