The first level of treatments for VVA and GSM include vaginal moisturizers or a water-based, glycerin-free lubricant. Vaginal moisturizers can make up for natural moisture in your vagina and Author: Kimberly Holland. Postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis, or vaginal atrophy, is the thinning of the walls of the vagina caused by decreased estrogen levels. This most commonly occurs after menopause. Menopause is the Author: Sandy Calhoun Rice.
Vaginal dryness is a problem that can affect women of all ages. Thinning of the lining of the vagina resulting in symptoms of dryness is very common as women age and can occur before, during and after menopause. There are several medical prescription treatments to alleviate vaginal dryness that involve topical and oral estrogens. Jan 23, 2011 · The Incredible Shrinking Vagina Warning: The following post is not for the faint of heart! Guy friends: You may be entering the land of TMI in a moment Girl friends: Some of you might find what I have to say interesting, some might be put off. If you’re like me, you’ll be fascinated. So, I visited Dr. Nosenseofhumor the other day.
I have yet to go through menopause or anything like it and I thank my stars for this. In my opinion as we age and especially after such a length of time of having your surgery it is sometimes the case that we get dry inside the vaginal area. On the market these days are quite a few vaginal lubricants we can use if intercourse is painful. Jan 04, 2013 · Treatment Options Can Offer Relief from Vaginal Atrophy. January 4, 2013. Dear Mayo Clinic: What exactly is vaginal atrophy? Are there any effective treatments for it, or is it just another part of aging that I will have to live with?