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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

Atrophy (Definition)

Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more


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Does vaginal atrophy usually cause many symptoms?

Does vaginal atrophy usually cause many symptoms?

Vaginal atrophy: Vaginal atrophy is caused by lack of Estrogens in the genital area. It makes the vaginal introitus smaller and dry causing discomfort and pain during intercourse and predisposing the area to infections of the urogenital tracy. A review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginalatrophy/ds00770/dsection=symptomsvaginal dryness, vaginal burning, burning with urination, urgency with urination ... ...Read more

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Symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

Symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

Pelvic pressure: Pelvic pressure, pain, feeling like something is falling out of the vagina, constipation, incomplete emptying of the bladder. ...Read more

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Symptoms of vaginal infections?

Symptoms of vaginal infections?

Discharge : That is abnormal , foul smell, pain, bumps or sores that have not been there before. ...Read more

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What helps vaginal narrowing due to post menopause atrophy?

What helps vaginal narrowing due to post menopause atrophy?

Estrogen Cream/Oral: The post menopausal vaginal atrophy is caused by drop in estrogen.The only way you can treat is by using estrogen cream locally or Hormonal Replacement.But some can not use it because of history of breast cancer.Ask your doctor if you are a candidate for estrogen therapy as local cream or vaginal tablets, in which there is very little absorption in the blood or oral estrogen therapy ...Read more

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Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vaginitis: A vaginal odor is usually caused by certain organisms causing a vaginal infection. Not all infections will produce an odor. Bacterial vaginitis and sometimes trichomonas are the more likely culprits. A left over tampon can also cause an odor. Although urine frequency may mean a bladder infection, vaginitis can also create urethral irritation which will elicit urine frequency. Only testing can tell. ...Read more

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Abnormal vaginal bleeding and uti symptoms after sex?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Abnormal vaginal bleeding and uti symptoms after sex?

Be checked, if...: Go to be evaluated so to assure the origin of bleeding and the potential causes for UTI-like symptoms. How to get the related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html about What to Do at Feeling Sick?, http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html about Blood in Urine, & other articles in the selected categories. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: S an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Approximately 70% of people w trichomoniaisis infection are asymptomatic. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. Women may have pain w. ...Read more

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Are white discharge with vaginal inflammation some symptoms of cervical cancer?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Are white discharge with vaginal inflammation some symptoms of cervical cancer?

Likely infection: Vaginitis or cervicitis ( inflammation on the vaginal canal wall or inflammation on the cervix) would give the same exact symptomsi.Ie..- vaginal discharge, redness, itchiness/ inflammation etc. Thiis's likely caused by infection ( bacteria, yeast) , chemical irritant (douche, soap ) etc.See you gynecologist for examination. Dont forget to do a pap smear to screen for cervical cancer- as recommended. ...Read more

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Does vaginal yeast infection usually cause many symptoms?

Does vaginal yeast infection usually cause many symptoms?

Burning: It will cause itching or burning, sometimes with urination or sexual activity. It is easily treatable with over the counter medications such as gyn lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more

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Does vaginal cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Does vaginal cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Yes/no: Depends on what type of vaginal cancer, but usually no. However, it is exceedingly rare to have. ...Read more

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Which are the concrete uterine cancer symptoms and vaginal cancer symptoms?

Which are the concrete uterine cancer symptoms and vaginal cancer symptoms?

Common, not concrete: Most common early sign of uterine cancer is bleeding. Rare in young people- more common post-menopausal. For vaginal cancer, bleeding and pain would be high up on the list of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of vaginal yeast infections?

What are some symptoms of vaginal yeast infections?

Discharge and itch: A vaginal yeast infection usually causes a thick white discharge with itchiness and redness to the vagina. See your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge, bleeding, burning sensation inside along with diarrhea. What could all these symptoms indicate?

Vaginal discharge, bleeding, burning sensation inside along with diarrhea. What could all these symptoms indicate?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis besides discharge?

Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis besides discharge?

Odor: The classic symptoms are a "fishy" odor and a thin grayish-white vaginal discharge. It doesn't usually cause itching or irritation. Sometimes women can have BV and not be aware of any symptoms. ...Read more

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Itchy vagina symptoms of ovarian cyst?

Itchy vagina symptoms of ovarian cyst?

No: You should see your ob-gyn doctor and do pap smear, to rule out infections: candida, trichomonas, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Asha Kamnani
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Vaginal Atrophy (Definition)

Vaginal atrophy is thining of the vaginal tissue due to a decrease in estrogen levels seen mostly in postmenopausal women. There is also decreased moisture and discharge and decreased elasticity of the vaginal tissue. Sometimes it can cause pain with ...Read more


Dr. Robert Isaacs
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Atrophic Vaginitis (Definition)

The vaginal mucosa is sensitive to estrogen, so when estrogen levels drop after menopause the tissue thins out, becoming more fragile, sensitive, and dry. This symptomatic vaginal atrophy is referred to as atrophic vaginitis although it is ...Read more