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Atrophic Vaginitis

Also known as Vaginal Atrophy or Dryness

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  • Vitamin E. Oil Capsules

    Hi everyone, I got my capsules this afternoon so watch this space. I'm just a bit worried that it will be sore pushing one up inside me, though having said that, it won't go up as far as the Vagifem tablet of course. I'm am hoping that I will feel better after several days. :-)

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  • I suffer with AV and need some advise please!

    i’ve had AV for a year but have only been using Vagifem 10 mg for the past three weeks. Today I have had a really bad day, I have really strange pains that feel as if they are shooting from my vagina to my vulva/genital area, I feel as if I am being cut with a knife and it’s really scaring me, I just...

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  • dermovate with vaginal astrophy

    Hi my gp has taken me of vegifem for two weeks as not helping and wants to see if sore boobs go, im so sore around vaginal parts and was on eurovate for month with no help, gp has now put me on dermovate twice daily for two weeks , freaking me out at potency, has anybody used it please, Thanx Elizabeth.

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  • Mona lisa more frequent

    I had the mona lisa treatment a year ago and a touch up this year.  All was well , no UTI's, but now its back with a vengeance, utils that are resistant to Cipro and the pain is back.  Saw my uro/gyn and as I age the progression of the tissue deterioration has increased so I have another...

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  • Vagifem vs Estrace Vaginal Cream?

    Any input would be so helpful! Long story short, I've been told by 2 gyno's I have AV. My question is which one is better, if there's a difference, and has the lowest absorption into the blood stream. I have an unreasonable fear of medication bc of my current health issues and I'm...

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  • vagifem vs yuvafem ? what is your experience???

    Just wondering if anyone was on vagifem then switched to the generic yuvafem? And what were your results? Did you notice an increase in symptoms after switching? Did you have any problems with the applicators? Several months ago I switched fro Estrace cream to yuvafem. I was doing oknay on the cream...

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  • getting so depressed with vaginal astrophy

    Had scans and bladder camera all clear, specialist said use ovestin everyday for another 3 weeks as vaginal astrophy, was using it month beforehand. went back drs as no improvement, bladder terrible as burn all time,cant sit , lay most of time, been on vegifem pills inserted for week and ovestin for...

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  • Vagifem

    I have just read that Vagifem is classed as local oestrogen treatment and should not be confused with HRT not entirely sure what this means does it mean it is safer than conventional HRT

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  • Vagifem how it should be used

    I am in the throes of the Mona Lisa treatment and would recommend this to anyone beg steal or borrow the money even just one treatment instead of the 3 recommended makes a massive difference.  When I saw the consultant he told me I had been using the Vagifem incorrectly - I started 2 years ago with...

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  • vaginal dryness

    I am 60 years old and have the most awful vaginal dryness its totally killing my sex life with my amazing husband of 40 years.  If we manage to have sex using 100 lubricants i bleed and i am sore for days its so depressing.  I have tried all sorts of natural products including the yes products...

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  • Estriol and Estradiol

    Hi does anyone have experience of being prescribed thaw above HRT together and if so giving examples of the dosage experiences etc thanks

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  • Professional Advice

    I would be interested if there are any Medical Professionals out there looking at these forums, I know someone posted about the HRT they recommend to their patients, so there must be, and I know one lady has shown so much enthusiasm about estriol used in Europe for over 30 years and research suggests...

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  • Mona Lisa Touch

    Hi, is there anyone who can say that since having the ML Procedure, they have been free from the vaginal dryness/soreness and have been able to discontinue the need for HRT, I have had my first ML procedure, but after looking on these forums I can't say that I have seen anyone actually saying this,...

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  • Vaginal dryness for a year, at only 24

    I am 23 and have been suffereing from vaginal dryness for just under 18 months. I have recently started a new relationship and have only managed to have intercourse once due to the burning pain and bleeding afterwards. I went to the doctors and they moraless laughed in my face and told me to moisturise...

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  • VAGINAL ATROPHY/PAIN/DRYNESS AFTER SURGICAL MENOPAUSE

    Hello Ladies ☺ I'm hoping that one of you lovlies can advise or help me...........After a double mastectomy and removal of both ovaries and tubes, 7 years ago, I went full steam ahead, into a surgical menopause. All the usual hot flushes, insomnia, tears, tantrums and depression followed. I expected...

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  • 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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  • Vaginal Pain

    I am a 19 year old girl. Lately starting about 2 or 3 weeks ago I began experiencing vaginal pain while having and after protected sex with my boyfriend. The last time we had sex I had been perfectly fine and then out of nowhere i felt a lot of pain and it began to become difficult to have sex. This...

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  • 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...

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  • Betnovate for vaginal/vulval dryness

    20 years post early menopause, I've had very itchy vagina/vulva for last month.  I tried self help for thrush, didn't help.  I saw female GP today who diagnosed extreme dryness due to menopause.  She prescribed Betnovate to use on outer areas.  On carefully reading the leaflet...

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  • Confused!

    Hi Ladies!! I have been using Estrace Cream for 12 days now... It has already helped a lot but today has not been a good day. I've had a lot of bladder pressure and have had to go non stop all day, no pain during or after going but it seems to be over active for some reason, I'm having what...

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  • 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...

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  • Vaginal dryness at 17

    Hi everyone, I'm 17 and i've been experiencing vaginal dryness for 3 days now. I've had my period last week i kept myself clean, changed my pad each day, used clean pads, and i had no problem down there till i showered when my period ended, 4 days ago. I didnt use any products down there...

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  • another new vagifem generic ?

    I went to get my new prescription to vagifem , doctor switched me to brand name only. But I didn't get it after finding out my insurance would pay very little $96 for vagifem vs $5 for yuvafem. So I tell them forget it just fill the yuvafem refill. They tell me they will have to order it. UGH I only...

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  • 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...

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  • Estriol

    Does anyone know if estriol is effective for Vaginal Atrophy the burning pain etc?

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  • Vagifem and Gynest

    Hi My dermatologist suggested I use Gynest instead of Vagifem, and when I went to collect my prescription I was told Gynest is discontinued so they gave me Estriol instead. Is this just as good as Vagifem? I have not used it yet, or is it a cheap alternative which is common practice with some surgeries....

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  • Pain after sex

    Has anybody with va had problems with any types of vaginal pain or internal cramps after having sex? It doesn't happen every time. I use estrace and hrt. Thanks ladies.

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  • Estriol

    Can anybody explain I have briefly looked into the 3 different hormones and I know that estriol is the less potent of the 3 and some ladies refer to estriol as non HRT ?

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  • Ovestin, making things worse

    Hi have been using Ovestin for 5 nights, the cream - and today am worse with symptoms than before i started using it  - has anyone else had this issue ? I chose Ovestin with my GP deliberately as it is Estriol rather than Estradiol which i am not keen to use. Although Antigel does not address the...

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  • what is this slit above my vagina????

    so within the past few months, every week or 2 i'll get this slit above my clit it looks like a paper cut above my clit and it's painful and it comes and then goes away for like a week or a few weeks them comes back. i went to the obgyn not too long ago and i was tested for stds and all that...

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