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Vaginal dryness and atrophy menopause?

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 local creams ( premarin) that may keep you comfortable for a while. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation ?

Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation 
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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 thorough exam & evaluation ...Read more

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Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

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 someone your age , you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

Two: For patients with vaginal dryness due to autoimmune conditions, i favor the use of astroglide or KY liquid. Avoid products with flavors or sensation enhancing substances. ...Read more

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What cause vaginal dryness?

What cause vaginal dryness?

Estrogen deficiency : Estogen deficiency or decreased blood supply to the vagina are the most frequent causes of dryness, but chronic vaginal inflammation(allergic or infection) is a less likely cause. ...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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What cures vaginal dryness?

What cures vaginal dryness?

Vaginal estrogen: Or lubricants or if you are younger and your estrogen level is low, you may want some systemic estrogen, like birth control pills or other types of estrogen and progesterone, if you are not worried about getting pregnant. Your obgyn can get you on the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Vaginal pain with intercourse. Menopause. Help?

Vaginal pain with intercourse.  Menopause. Help?

Estrogens: You very well may need a cream from Estrogens that you put in your vagina to help the skin and tissue there to be softer and less painful. ...Read more

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Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women ?

Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women
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Many possibilities: Many postmenopausal women will have minor break through bleeding, but if it continues or worsens, you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...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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Why abnormal vaginal bleeding? I'm in menopausa.

Why abnormal vaginal bleeding? I'm in menopausa.

Not menopausal: There are literally dozens of reasons for abnormal bleeding. These include hormonal, anatomic, medications, infections, etc. You need to review your history and specific characteristics with your doctor to determine exactly what is causing your abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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Increased vag odor during ovilation?

Increased vag odor during ovilation?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. Trichomoniasis is an std that causes odor. Other possible infections can cause as well. ...Read more

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Can Diane 35 cause vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness: Generally not because estrogens in fact is actually used to treat vaginal dryness. It won;t hurt to touch base with your OB-GYN ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

Infection: Symptoms like cheesy discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, thick mucus and leakage of urine are consistent with an infection, e.g., yeast plus other bacteria, of the vagina and the bladder. Consulting a doctor may be helpful to sort things out. ...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