FAQ - Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream

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Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream does not only have a high water content but also contains nourishing and soothing lipids which make the skin soft and supple.

Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream contains no fragrances or colourants. It contains a preservative (benzyl alcohol) to ensure the long-term stability of the water-based cream.

You can adapt the frequency of use to your personal needs. Usually, the cream is applied in the vagina once a day (in the evening); once symptoms have improved, the frequency of application can be reduced as needed. We recommend wearing a panty liner when using this product.

You can apply Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream to the external genital area and the opening to the vagina several times per day as needed.

Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream is safe to use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. However, for safety reasons the applicator should not be used to insert the cream during pregnancy. Instead a ribbon of cream (about 2 cm long) can be inserted into the vagina using a finger.

No incompatibility with condoms has been reported for Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream. However, our products are tested regularly and more recent test results based on stricter safety standards have led to the conclusion that complete compatibility with condoms may not be guaranteed. We therefore recommend not using Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream with condoms in the future.

You can use Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream while trying to conceive, both in the external genital area and inside the vagina. Sperm motility is not affected.

The lactic acid content in Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream is far lower than in Vagisan Lactic Acid. Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream products are therefore not suitable for acidifying the vagina to prevent recurrent infections.

During menopause and the years that follow, vaginal dryness is caused by declining hormone levels. Therefore, one cannot expect vaginal dryness to ‘disappear’, but rather to remain. The regular use of Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream, which supplies the skin in the internal and external vaginal area with moisture and restorative lipids, is similar to your skin care routine for your face and hands. Regular application of the cream helps keep the skin supple.

It is normal to feel a slight burning momentarily after applying Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream. Even the application of gels may show this side effect.

However, should the burning be very strong and uncomfortable and last longer than 5 to 10 minutes (possible in individual cases), we advise you stop using the cream. In such a case, rinse the external genital area with lukewarm water. We then advise against further use of the cream.

Yes, Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream is suitable for women who have to take drugs in connection with the treatment of breast cancer and its aftercare. Please consult your gynaecologist.

Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream is suitable for all women who suffer from the symptoms of vaginal dryness, no matter what their age. The cream can also be applied prior to intercourse.

Dr. Wolff's Vagisan Moisturising Cream has a high water content and as a result, it provides the vagina and the skin in the external genital area with moisture. Additionally, the lipids (fats) soothe and soften the dry, sensitive skin and makes it supple.