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Atrophic vaginitis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not very: Atrophic vaginitis typically presents after menopause. While menopause can occur any time after the age of 40, most women will not experience menopau ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
26 years experience in Gynecology
1-2 weeks: When the estrogen is given directly into the vagina (as a cream, tablet or ring) then it is quite rapid the turnaround in symptoms. The actual vagina ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience in Urogynecology
Vaginal estrogen: Everything else is just treating symptoms, not the problem ie lubricants treat the symptom of dryness, bioadhesive lubricants last a bit longer caffie ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A menopause problem: The vaginal mucosa is sensitive to estrogen, so when estrogen levels drop after menopause the tissue thins out, becoming more fragile, sensitive, and ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably : I think its signs of menopause. See your gynecologist to examine and of course do a pap smear. If vaginal dryness is the only problem there are some ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Bacterial vaginosis: The bacteria that causes bacterial vaginosis is not the same bacteria that causes folliculitis. Folliculitis is usually due to strep or staph bacteria ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: Moth treated with meds... Best to see your doctor for an exam and a script.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: No. You may have an entirely separate vaginal infection that has nothing to do with your cystitis. The main vaginal infections associated with strong ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is not a very common cause of PID, but it is a relatively infrequent cause of it. You'll find that a lot of the docs on this site will say no, but ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Vaginal estrogen: This can effect her in several ways. Atrophic vagina is caused by lack of estrogen stimulation of the walls of the vagina. This leads to thinning of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Wang
Dr. Eric Wang answered
18 years experience in Radiology
Below: When performing a hysterosalpingogram (hsg), we infuse the uterus and fallopian tubes with fluid. This fluid could slowly leak out via the vagina, sim ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge : Discharge with irritation needs evaluation, could be a yeast infection, bacterial infection or something more worrisome and the only way to know is a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: Doesn't sound like pelvic loot dysfunction but the symptoms are concerning nonetheless. Definitely see a physician for further evaluation.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: It should not have an effect on results.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rosemary Olivero
14 years experience in Pediatric Infectious Disease
No damage to tubes: The yeast that causes vaginal candidiasis will not spread up from your vagina through your cervix and upper genital organs. The infections that can ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Brown
43 years experience in Gynecology
Atrophic vaginitis: Atrophic vaginitis may be accompanied by some discharge (not usually assocated with odor or much itching, as seen with infection). The hallmark is va ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience in General Practice
No, but not good!: Certain types of infections can cause infertility, especially if left untreated. For example, chlamydia or gonorrhea infections can cause a condition ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Local estrogen: Depending on your age and past history, a very small amount of local estrogen cream in your vagina once a week should easily prevent atrophic vaginiti ... Read More
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