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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience 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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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: Estrogen vaginal cream is the main choice of treatment options. Other options include replens, dong quai, black cohosh, phytoestrogen (soybean, flaxse ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience 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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Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Topical estrogen: If you have no contraindications, then using topical estrogen (cream, vaginal tablet, vaginal ring) is the best preventive. Vaginal moisturizers, (not ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Usually no discharge: Vaginal atrophy is usually associated with dryness and inflammation rather than discharge. Moisturizer is a good start, vaginal and systemic estrogen ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Mosbrucker
30 years experience Urogynecology
Thin skin: The vaginal skin is very sensitive to estrogen. Without it, the tissue gets very thin, dry, and doesn't stretch well. Estrogen used directly in the va ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience 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 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Atrophic vaginitis: An er is not a good place to be getting care for your condition. You should make an appointment with your doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and no: Atrophic vaginitis is, basically, a lack of estrogen to the vaginal lining or epithelium. And lack of estrogen means your ovaries aren't producing en ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Brown
43 years experience 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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