Postmenopausal Vaginitis Home Care
- For menopausal women, ask your doctor about topical estrogen therapy.
- Take cool or warm baths to decrease genital irritation, followed by gentle drying.
- Try using a vaginal moisturizer, such as Replens.
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
Postmenopausal Vaginitis Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have atrophic vaginitis and any of the following:
Continue to Postmenopausal Vaginitis Complications
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