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Atrophic Vaginitis

Also known as Vaginal Atrophy or Dryness

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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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  • Burning vag

    It sounds like I'm not the only one with a burning vag.  I've tried soo many products now.  Some irritate the vag more.... I"m allergic to coconut oil and Emuaid.  I really liked the Emuaid at first.  But I paid for that.   I got huge blisters and red swollen...

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  • VAGIFEM AND ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT

    One week ago I finished a two week course of Vagifem (one each night) and since then I have experienced abdominal discomfort.  I don't know whether to continue using the Vagifem twice a week as a maintenance dose. Has anyone else experienced abdominal discomfort? Advice appreciated.

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  • Breastfeeding and possible AV

    Hello, I've been trying to figure out what is going on down there for the past year with no luck. I am currently breastfeeding my 21 month old and got my period back at 18 months postpartum. For the last year and a but I have had itching in one spot above my clitoris between my labia minora and...

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  • Burning vagina

    Hi A few days ago everything changed in my system Just all of a sudden I was on FIRE. My immediate thought was I have an infection It got so bad I went to the ER. What I found out there is Nothing wrong with me. NOTHING! Since I had gone through something similar many years ago I know what works and...

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  • Positive VA

    Hi all just wanted to say a positive for VA .only a couple of months ago I was at the end of my tether I was so down and felt life was over as I new it. No more yoga, zumba or making love. And endless uti Then I found this site and realized for the last 8 months or so i had been suffering with VA. Everyone...

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  • Whitish lump outside left labia?

    Not sure where to put this thread. So I’ve only recently noticed that I have a weird patch of whitish lump of skin outside my left labia but not my right. It’s dry, wrinkly, not painful and only slightly itchy, but I would never had noticed if someone hadn’t pointed it out at a Brazilian wax. Is this...

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  • Not getting my period

    I am 17 and I am on the implant but I’ve had the implant for nearly 3 Years now so my body is used to it and I am used to have very regular periods whilst being on the implant. Since December I haven’t got my period and it is February now which is weird for me because I would get them frequently and...

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  • Vagifem and vaginal tingling

    I was diagnosed with a significant degrees of vaginal atrophy when I went to see gynaecologist in February last year complaining of vulval soreness, dryness and continual need to pass urine. I was prescribed Vagifem for three months and then all was well.  In August last year my symptoms returned,...

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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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  • Mona Lisa Touch Laser Treatment

    I had my 1st laser treatment yesterday due to vaginal atrophy and frequent UTI’s.  I am quite uncomfortable with burning and itching.  Has anyone experienced these symptoms after an initial treatment?  I was told to use Aquaphor and saline solution several times a day.  I had the...

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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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  • BV

    I have been dealing with a e coli vaginal infectio for about a month. I have had this before and it took almost a year for things to start getting better. I found out I had it when I went to ER. The first one said there is nothing wrong with you. Of course I was like why am I on fire then????. Anyway...

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  • Burning vagina

    I have been having some burning and itching when I urinate and thought I had a u.t.i and while shaving I noticed I have some bumps I guess you could call it in the beginning of my vagina oh only been with one partner and we have been together for a long time! I havnt had sec for about a month! What do...

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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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  • Cramps

    Just started getting lots of cramping in the lower part of my tummy. Stated using astriol 5 days ago think this is the reason just trying to stick with it taking pain killers . Has anyone else had this and did it go after a while would appreciate anyone input

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  • VA

    Hi I'm on day 5 of astriol cream day 21 of pelvic floor exercises and day 14 of isure electrical stimulation. So how is it going my inside is not so dry now. I still have stabbing pains going into my clit bit.i am still using coconut oil on the outside . It's hard to say with the excerses as...

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  • 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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  • Depo shot causing vaginal dryness????

    Ive been having a lot of vaginal discomfort for about 2 months now. Been on depo for a year, had and iud placed then removed. Had bv took antibiotics but i still feel a discomforting feeling on my vulva and its to the point that im going crazy! Is it possible the depo is causing vaginal dryness? Sex...

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  • Burning needs to go!

    Hello. I'm hoping I can get some answers. I'm almost 53 and in menopause. I've dealt with hot flashes etc and some vaginal dryness. However after being in the pool for a few weeks I've gotten really dry and just a constant state of burning. I did get replens but that just makes me itch....

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  • VA

    Well after months of uti very dry going to the loo all the time I realized by the help of this site that I have VA had to wait to see the Dr so started in vengeance kegal exercises saw Dr yesterday I had yet another infection so on antibiotics but also now on estriol cream he was so good I was very grafic...

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  • All symptoms back !

    I am still taking yuvafem but all of a sudden my burning, uti feeling all back ! UGH !!! ONly now I am so swelled I can't get the yuvafem applicator in too far at all. Have any of you had a reaction like this after using Yuvafem or vagifem for a while? What did you do ? Thinking I need to go back...

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  • General Questions About AV

    Hi there.  I've been a member of the Lichen Sclerosus group here but now feel the need to step over here for a bit.  Prior to menopause, I had all sorts of vaginal issues.  Burning, itching, pain, etc and then I'd be fine for awhile.  Several doctors in my practice mentioned...

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  • BV

    I always get BV after my period. Does anyone know if the ML helps with BV? And leaky bladder??

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  • Vagisan cream v peseries

    What is better vagifem cream or pesseries would appreciate some advice. I have heard the cream is messy I have suffered with what I thought was a urine infection for weeks but it was clear . Now figured out it's vaginal astophy. Got burning. Pressure. Feeling like a full bladder and very dry. Tried...

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  • Mona lisa touch procedure

    Hi ladies, Wondering about this procedure, im 57, in menapause but problem started about 7 yrs ago with a painful spot that felt like rope burn. Over the years ive tried medications, pelvic PT, dialators, lidocane, estring and lubes, with no relief. Its called vestybuldynia that is mostly provoked....

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  • I think my Bartholin cyst is infected

    Hi guys, this is first time I’ve posted on any websites like these but I’m pretty scared. Basically a lump appeared near the opening of my vagina a few days ago , I didn’t really notice it much as it didn’t  cause pain but now recently it has started to cause discomfort while going to the toilet,...

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  • Vaginal itching after sex

    Ok so I keep getting and itch after sexual penetration. This year March I had back to back sex with a partner with and without a condom which was more than likely latex. Anyways I did not itch after the intercourses. Recently in September I got penetrated not by penis but with a toy and it was really...

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  • A.V misery

    Hi Folks  im thinking of seeing a specialist having avoided the prospect for ages , can anyone give me any encouragement in terms of the treatment you've received and did it help any ? I don't have much confidence in all honesty and don't want probing n poking about if there's no...

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  • Vaginal atrophy and Mona Lisa procedure.

    Any thoughts or advice? Been in surgical menopause for 5 yrs. On Vagifem 3 x week for a year and felt great, as soon as I lowered dose to 2 times a week my problems started. My gyn increased it back to 3x week which helped but I was really itchy all over vulva then irritation spread to area on inner...

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