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Atrophic Vaginitis

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  • nancyo 3

    Mona Lisa touch

    I had a consultation yesterday with the doctor to schedule the Mona Lisa touch… After five years of urinary trac infections as a result of the atrophy I'm going to go for it… Let me know if anyone here has had success with it or what your results have been if you have had the treatments Through...

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  • marion68182 2

    Things are going from bad to worse

    I'm still waiting for a gynaecologist appointment to see if I have Atrophy or LS and now I've just seen my doctor as I'm more swollen and burning than ever and she said I've got an infection in my clitoris, how I don't know as I'm 75 and living alone so it's definitely not from sex of any kind. I looked...

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  • anna91726 2

    Vaginal swelling/ itchyness

    Okay so basically I know both me and my partner 100% don't have any STI's but we got back home the ofther day and instantly my vagina lips started to feel really itchy , they also became red and a bit swollen. My partner was also itching his genitals a lot and had a sore bit on his penis. My partners...

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  • slk110sad 2
  • anna91726 2

    Itching and sore vagina

    Okay so for a couple of days my vagina has really started to itch and become quite sore and swollen on some days. I'm not sure why this has started happening or what I can do to relieve it? Also just to add I'm only 22 and I couldn't find a better suited group to put this in

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  • nette79979 2

    Weight gain

    Hi just wondering if anyone else has experienced weight gain when using Estriol cream?  Was prescribed this a week ago and have gained nearly 5 lbs - absolutely gutted as work out 5 days a week for 45 mins a time and eat healthily  😔

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  • slk110sad 2

    compounding estrogen vaginal cream

    Just started estrogen cream after 1.5 years of being told nothing was wrong. Constant itching and burning in spurts. At age 32 had a total hysterectomy took premerin for 10 years and 2 years of vaginal compounding estrogen and stopped. 3 months after turning 50 problems started. Has anyone started cream...

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  • yourbabetasha 1

    Group A Strep Vaginitis (21 Years Old)

    I was wondering if anyone is in the same situation as me. I'm 21 years old and have not been enjoying sex with my boyfriend for the past few years. I'm always in pain during sex and am left with a burning sensation that makes me not want to do it anymore. At first the doctors thought it was down to...

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  • kathryn26445 2

    Mona Lisa Treatments

    Hi I have been looking on the internet to have the Mona Lisa procedure carried out and could only find one clinic in London which charges £3000 for three treatments. Wondering if anyone has had the procedure carried out anywhere else Spain etc and if so how much and could anyone recommend a clinic I...

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  • jean0078 3

    People who have had the Mona Lisa Procedure

    I had my first Mona Lisa treatment today. I posted several weeks ago that I would tell how it went. There have been a few others who posted their experience with this procedure, but their comments were buried in other discussions and harder to find. I thought this new discussion would make it much easier...

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  • linda87515 3

    Does the Mona Lisa treatment stop infections?

    Here I am again back in a painful place.  Have been fine for about three months then started with cystitis symptoms 3 days ago burning pee etc used those sachet drinks with little effect so got anti-biotics from the doctor yesterday.  She tested my pee and said it looked like an infection. Today the...

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  • linda44059 2

    Is it possible I have Pudendal Neuralgia or Vulvodynia

    I have been on the internet driving myself crazy.  I think I may have Pudendal Neuralgia or Vulvodynia.  I am better in the morning.  As the day goes on it burns more and more.  Hurts more when sitting.  Also burns when walking but not as much or lying down.  I feel like my life is over.  Dont even know...

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  • linda44059 2

    Vagina moisturizer while on estrogen cream

    Hi all on Estrace now 2 weeks no improvement even though I don't feel dry inside. Just tried using yes vaginal moisturizer because in so much discomfort don't think it is working. Anyone using moisturizer in between Estrace or Premarin treatments? If I feel moist inside why am I still itching,burning...

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  • catherine32075 3
  • linda44059 2

    Depression from Estace Is that a side effect

    I have been using Estrace for vaginal atrophy for 1o days so far. 4 more days then switch too twice a week. I am feeling depressed. Had anyone had mood swings or depression using these estradiol creams. I don't want to stop using it. I have had severe vaginal burning and itching and don't want to...

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  • donna18720 3
  • linda44059 2

    Just diagnosed and trying to deal with burning, itching and pain

    Hi all just joined this group.  I am 70 years old and live in US.  I have been having vaginal burning and itching for the last two months.  First I was diagnosed with a UTI e coli and put on antibiotic.  Antibiotic caused a yeast infection and had to get medicine for that.  My urogist thought I might...

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  • peg30370 2

    Has anyone done Mona Lisa yearly maintenance treatment yet

    I had my 3rd treatment the end of July last summer, and have been perfect since, but starting to have some burning now. Was hoping to make it a full year, but don't want to get bad again and have to pay for the whole series. Wondering if anyone has done the yearly treatment yet, and what were your results?

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  • Guest M

    Is this Atrophic Vaginitis?

    A year ago I saw a Urogynaecologist for vaginal soreness and urinary frequency. He diagnosed atrophic vaginitis and gave me vagifem. I used them for about 4 months and the problems went away. I stopped the vagifem because they began to irritate. Now, 5 months ago the symptoms returned and are much worse....

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  • crosado8 5

    Nervous / shakes

    Anyone get the nervoness/shakes everyday with this meno? Does anyone wake up with a scary feeling in upper stomach and chest and makes you feel scared and afraid and nightsweats and rapid heatbeat! What can u take safe for this.. MY symptoms have been horrible for 4 weeks straight even during the day. 

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  • Kizmina 2

    Vaginal dryness, no idea what to do.

    I'm 18, Female and sexually active, and as far as I know I have no STDs, or Thrush, Yeast infections etc. Recently I've been getting quite dry in my vagina during or just before sex, and it has led to some painful intercourse moments. My period just finished three days ago and I'm not sure if that has...

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  • milo19 1

    Developed vaginal atrophy from the pill.

    if I stop taking the pill and my oestrogen levels go back to normal, I'm assuming the atrophy should just heal itself in time am I mistaken? Or am I just hoping this uncomfortable life ends? 

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  • Jessica2929 1

    Vulvar redness/burning

    1 month ago the day after my period I woke up with burning and itching on my vulva. Thought it was a yeast infection so I tried monistat which made it worse. Called my GYN and she gave me a prescription for diflucan. Didn't work so made an appt. she didn't culture but checked microscope and said yeast....

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  • Kim829 2

    Constant urinary frequency...

    I have constant urgency my PCP states it is due to vaginal atrophy and my urologist states I have over active bladder. Tried a prescribed medicine from my urologist and ended up in the ER. Then I tried Estrace Thursday night and felt less urgency Friday, but today (Saturday) the constant urgency hasn't...

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  • marianne76380 2

    Deciding about the Mona Lisa Laser Procedure

    Starting another try and get some more support. Thank you so much to Donna for talking to me! I am struggling to make the decision to go ahead with the Mona Lisa Touch for Vaginal Atrophy. I have done a lot of research because even though I trust my doctor of many years, I couldn't...

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  • Cheetah 4

    Vulvitis because of Atrophic Vaginitis?

    I saw my GP three months ago because of severe vulval itching and inflammation.  He initially thought it might be Lichen Sclerosus but, a biopsy result was 'chronic inflammation'.  The GP is, in effect, treating the symptoms and I've been told to continue to use Dermovate to control the itching and am...

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  • Enna1 4

    I have mentioned this more than once on this forum

    As soon as I start to itch I take a very small amount of Vagifem which i take for about 3 nights and then its gone but its 6 months at least before I take the next supllement. Also, I sleepv ery very badly, I get to the toilet about 4/5 times a night despite me taking nothing to drink except for my...

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  • donna18720 3

    I've had enough ! Time for Mona Lisa ! Side effects???

    I scheduled an appt with a new Obgyn office to discuss the mona Lisa touch. It is $1800 for three treatments. I think it is new to their office. So that worries me but not as much as having this pain rule my life. I am worried about after treatment side effects too. Seems like a laser could burn you...

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  • catherine32075 3
  • marion68182 2

    Dermovate caused burning

    I'm 75 years old and have recently been diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosis. I was prescribed Dermovate ointment and also Ovestin.  I used  them for 5 days and then everything burned more than before, when I looked I was red raw with tiny blisters on my vagina. I phoned my doctor and was told to stop all...

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  • janette98899 2

    Vaginal dryness at 17?

    I am a 17 year old woman. As of these last few days, i've been having vaginal dryness, a lot of itching around my vulva and pain during intercourse. There is no discharge, and any wetness that i do produce is clear, has no texture and doesn't smell bad. I don't know what is causing it or how to stop...

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  • nancyo 3

    Mona Lisa touch reviews

    I had my third treatment 10 days ago. No uti since I started like 3 months ago. BUT now pain n stinging. Thought uti but tested not. Uncomfortable for a week. Even used prep h to try to stop painted it actually work for a while I'm also doing the ice cubes… So anybody out there can share their experience...

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  • marianne76380 2

    Vaginal Atrophy and the Mona Lisa Touch Procedure

    I am 59 years old and a breast cancer survivor. Have been struggling with symptoms of vaginal atrophy for some time but it has become worse lately. Vaginal creams (premarin, vagi fem) have helped minimally but really have no effect anymore. My doctor strongly recommends the new treatment called Mona...

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