Vaginal atrophy

October 2012
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Oct2012, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p6
The article offers information on the management of Vaginal atrophy (atrophic vaginitis) in menopausal women which is thinning and inflammation of vaginal walls and lower urinary tract due to a lack of estrogen. It is suggestive of examining pelvic organs, external genitalia and cervix as well as undergoing urinalysis to diagnose this condition. It also mentions an array of treatment choices and estrogen options, including vaginal estrogen cream, estrogen ring and estrogen tablet.


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