Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vaginal Dryness due to Menopause Evaluation

The evaluation of atrophic vaginitis begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in atrophic vaginitis may include:

Tests for atrophic vaginitis may include:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Vaginal Dryness due to Menopause References
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