Are Vaginal Creams Touted to Tighten the Vagina a Hoax?

I am considering Vaginal rejuvenation surgery, but a friend told me about a vaginal cream that supposedly tightens the area at least temporarily.

Doctor Answers 8

Misleading Vaginal Cream Claims

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There are no creams, ointments, etc. that I know of that can actually tighten the vaginal canal.  There may be some that cause a temporary tighter feeling due to some constriction of the blood vessels, etc., but those sort of things would only be more related to sexual activities and last only an hour or so.  Do not waste your money.  Instead, practice alot of Kegel exercises to help strengthen your pelvic muscles and add tone to the vaginal canal.

Creams for tightening vaginal walls or labia

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Thanks for your question -

There is no scientific evidence that I am aware of any topical cream effectively tightening loose skin - anywhere on the body.

I hope this helps.

A hoax

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I haven’t read or heard of any research indicating that vaginal tightening is possible with a cream. I would say it’s a hoax, as you suggested.


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There are no creams today that can decrease sagging of the labia or tighten vaginal tissues. Vaginal tissues can be tightened by exercises involving your perineum, or surgery.

Vaginal tightening creams are most likely a hoax

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As everyone else says, there isn't any scientific evidence that shows vaginal tightening creams work. 

Usha Rajagopal, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

Vaginal Creams Touted to Tighten the Vagina

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If it sounds to good to be true it probably is too good to be true goes the old adage.  There are no creams that can produce a permanent tightening of the vaginal canal. 

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 116 reviews

Vaginal tightening cream is most likely a hoax

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I am not aware of any creams that will effectively tighten the vagina on a consistent basis. If this were really true, we wouldn't have to perform face lifts, tummy tucks, breast or butt lifts.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 86 reviews

Vaginal tightening creams?

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Yes, this sounds like a hoax. I'm not aware of any cream or topical product that can produce vaginal tightening.

Jill Tomlinson, MBBS, FRACS
Melbourne Plastic Surgeon

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