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58 yrs. Old. After 8 yrs on HRT no longer taking. Having hot flashes, urine leakage, vaginal dryness and insomnia. Should i go back on hrt?

58 yrs. Old. After 8 yrs on HRT  no longer taking.  Having  hot flashes, urine leakage, vaginal dryness and insomnia.  Should i go back on hrt?

Should consider HRT: Your symptoms are very common for postmenopausal women who are not taking supplemental estrogen. Most of your symptoms will likely improve if you resume your hrt. The urine leakage is the one symptom that may not improve with hrt alone - you should try kegel exercises (60 to 80 each day for 6 to 8 weeks). If the leakage persists you should see your gynecologist or a urologist. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does the nuvaring cause vaginal dryness?

Does the nuvaring cause vaginal dryness?

NuvaRing and dryness: The answer is no! please check with your health care provider for any infections you may have causing this symptom. ...Read more

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What might cause vaginal dryness besides menopause?

What might cause vaginal dryness besides menopause?

Low estrogen: Any low estrogen situations, such as postpartum and nursing or treatment with Lupron (leuprolide) or depo-provera can cause vaginal dryness. The vagina might also feel dry during sex if there is not enough foreplay to stimulate arousal and lubrication. ...Read more

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Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

No: Vaginal dryness does not cause other problems. It is a common symptom of menopause and breastfeeding. It can sometimes be treated with vaginal estrogen if lubricants are not enough. ...Read more

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Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Can acutante cause vaginal dryness?

Possibly: There are several patient reports of vaginal dryness while taking accutane, but none of the online medical resources i consulted specifically lists "vaginal dryness" as a side effect. However, since this drug can cause dry skin, dry lips, nasal dryness leading to nosebleeds, it seems likely that vaginal dryness is one of the drug's numerous side effects. ...Read more

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What caused vaginal dryness in women and how can it be prevented ?

What caused vaginal dryness in women and how can it be prevented ?

Fear & many other: issues. As complex Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, mind/brain control is dominant over body behavior. very much including autonomic nervous & endocrine controls of body responses starting far before birth & continuing throughout life. People/Docs typically focus most on body response issues; easier to categorize & mass market approaches. But issues complex & subconscious emotions largely dominant. ...Read more

Vaginal Dryness (Definition)

Vaginal dryness is the sensation that comes with a lack of the normal secretions and/or thinning of the skin in the vagina. There are many causes of vaginal dryness. It may be caused by reduced estrogen levels, infection, medications, and other things. If over the counter lubricants don't work, see your physician ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more