It has been reported that diabetics can suffer nerve damage to the vaginal lining. This issue, compounded with vaginal dryness, may make sex painful or uncomfortable.
For vaginal dryness, you can purchase an over-the counter lubricant. If you have continued issues, contact your health care professional.
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Reviewed January 13, 2014
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith