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what are good treatments for menopausal skin irritation?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Menopausal changes: The changes that come with menopause can include almost any organ system, including skin and hair. As your skin ages and with menopause there is a normal loss of collagen and elasticity which creates sags, wrinkles and it also becomes more dry and flaky. Hormones play an important role. One thought is to talk with your doctor about hormones, such as low dose birth control pills during this change.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2013

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