Labial agglutination

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Labial agglutination occurs when the skin around the vagina sticks together. Read about possible treatments including estrogen cream and zinc oxide.

Key points

  • When the skin around the vagina sticks together, it is called labial agglutination.
  • Sometimes a health-care provider will prescribe estrogen cream to help the labia to open.
  • Barrier creams, such as petroleum jelly and zinc oxide, can also help. So can good hygiene practices.
Last updated: April 25th 2024