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Symptoms of Vaginal Atrophy

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Symptoms of vaginal atrophyWhat are the symptoms of vaginal atrophy?


If you are dealing with vaginal atrophy, you could be experiencing a number of different symptoms. They can range from mildly irritating to quite painful. You may experience only a few symptoms, or you could be plagued with several.

Vaginal atrophy can be the result of no or low estrogen levels during menopause, but hormonal issues, certain medical conditions, and some medical treatments can be the cause.

Symptoms can result when the tissues of the vulva, vagina, and urethra thin, become inflamed, and dry out from lack of estrogen.

Common vaginal atrophy symptoms include:Symptoms of vaginal atrophy can affect your quality of life as well as cause health issues. It is important to keep track of your symptoms in a symptom diary so you can discuss them with your doctor. Treatment for vaginal atrophy can depend on the severity of your symptoms and your overall health.


This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

08-15-2015 - 12:02 PM


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