Atrophic Vaginitis Overview
What is atrophic vaginitis?
A woman with atrophic vaginitis has thinning and inflammation of the lining of the vagina that is usually associated with menopause. In menopause, estrogen levels decrease in the bloodstream and this can lead to changes in the vaginal mucosa.
What are the symptoms of atrophic vaginitis?
Common symptoms of atrophic vaginitis include vaginal dryness, vaginal itching, vaginal redness, and vaginal discharge
How does the doctor treat atrophic vaginitis?
Most cases of atrophic vaginitis can be treated with local estrogen therapy such as creams or vaginal suppositories.
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