Updated 28 April 2016

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Are allergies affecting your sex life? Not only do certain antihistamines cause drowsiness, some can also cause vaginal dryness.

This is because the properties that dry up the mucus membranes in the nose can have the same effect on the vagina.

If you’re experiencing discomfort or dryness during sex, not to worry – a personal lubricant will help.

Read more about preventing allergies.


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