Ozempic Vagina What Are The Side Effects Of Semaglutide?

Can Ozempic affect your vaginal health? If you’ve been paying attention to health headlines in recent months, you may be aware that some people have experienced what the media is calling “Ozempic butt” and “Ozempic face.” These terms refer to the loss of fat that can occur in the face, buttocks, and other parts of the body to create a deflated, sagging appearance. It’s believed that Ozempic’s ability to trigger rapid weight loss can cause sagging and wrinkling of the skin. If you’ve experienced weight loss with Ozempic or a similar weight-loss drug, you may be wondering if some other changes you’ve noticed could also be linked. Is there such a thing as Ozempic vagina? Explore the different ways in which Ozempic can affect your vaginal health and appearance.


Saggy Labia

It’s important to note that Ozempic isn’t officially linked with any symptoms of what people are calling Ozempic vagina. It is still yet to be determined if Ozempic causes any side effects on vaginal health. The rapid weight loss that many people experience after beginning Ozempic is believed to be what’s responsible for these changes. In some women who take Ozempic, the rapid weight loss that occurs throughout the body may result in visible sagging of the labia or vagina because of overall fat and volume loss. This sagging is caused by loose labia loose skin in the vaginal area, wrinkles, or some combination of all three. It’s also common for rapid weight loss to cause the labia to suddenly feel out of proportion compared to how it previously felt.


Vaginal Laxity

When we lose weight rapidly, it’s common to also lose muscle mass. Unfortunately, muscle loss that results from Ozempic use can actually cause vaginal laxity. Vaginal Laxity isn’t just a cosmetic issue. The loosening of muscles that occurs with weight loss can lead to pelvic weakness and incontinence, and some women have reported a feeling of looseness during intercourse.


Vaginal Dryness

If you’ve noticed vaginal dryness since starting Ozempic, you may be wondering if the medication could be to blame. This side effect isn’t quite as easy to pinpoint. One thing that is known about Ozempic is that it can sometimes cause side effects that include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If these symptoms persist, they can leave you chronically dehydrated. Being dehydrated can cause vaginal dryness.


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Treatments for Ozempic Side Effects

If you’re feeling self-conscious about Ozempic vagina, there are several things to know. First, it’s important to book a consultation to discuss the symptoms of Ozempic vagina you’re experiencing to confirm that they are actually linked with your weight loss. While Ozempic and other weight-loss drugs certainly can be responsible for looseness, sagging, and dryness, it’s wise to rule out other potential causes. Everything from menopausal changes to gynecological conditions could be behind the symptoms you’re experiencing. If vaginal changes are being caused by an untreated underlying factor, it’s important to identify and treat the root cause. If it’s determined that your symptoms are being caused by Ozempic vagina, there are several treatments that can help to restore firmness and tightness to the vagina.



If Ozempic has left you with sagging skin, labiaplasty can be an option for tightening things up down there. With a high satisfaction rate of over 90%, This cosmetic gynecology procedure can change the shape and size of the vulva’s labia minora and labia majora. Commonly used as a restorative treatment for women following childbirth or age-related changes, labiaplasty can leave you feeling more sexually confident and have the freedom to wear what you wouldn’t before the procedure.


Vaginal Tightening

If you’re experiencing vaginal laxity that is decreasing sensation, a tightening procedure can help to restore firmness while also potentially helping with incontinence and reducing vaginal dryness. While vaginal tightening procedures can be customized, they typically involve tightening the vaginal canal while also addressing any protruding external skin for aesthetic purposes.


Labia Puffing

While the topic hasn’t been officially studied, many women have experienced wrinkling as one of the common Ozempic effects on the vulva. If Ozempic use and weight loss have left you with wrinkling of the vaginal lips, puffing can help to restore a full, supple look. There are two nonsurgical options for labia puffing. The first is to use dermal fillers to plump up the labia. The fillers used for this procedure are similar to the fillers that are commonly used in facial injections. The process involves a tiny injection done with a local anesthetic. Patients don’t need any recovery time. Results can last up to eight months per session.

The second option for addressing Ozempic effects on the vulva is labia puffing using fat graft. During this procedure, a small amount of fat is harvested from the thigh, abdomen, or other part of the body. Using a local anesthetic, the purified fat is then injected into the labia using a specialized needle. The benefit of this treatment is that it does not pose risks for rejection because it uses the patient’s own fat. The fat is easily reabsorbed by the body over time.


Vaginal Dryness Creams

If you’d simply like to address ongoing vaginal dryness that you’ve experienced since beginning Ozempic, vaginal creams can help to restore balance. Both hormonal and nonhormonal options can be used. However, patients simply looking for a natural, hormone-free option can often get the results they want from creams such as SILK that promote natural lubrication of the vaginal mucosa.


While the side effects of Ozempic for women are still being researched, many patients have experienced Ozempic effects on the vulva. Dr. Michael Tahery has more than 20 years of experience with treating complex women’s health issues. Contact our office today to book a consultation!