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Atrophic Vaginitis

Also known as Vaginal Atrophy or Dryness

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  • 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...

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  • Mona lisa

    the doc keeps saying to me my vagina is great but I was always having burning in my urethra.  Was  fine after third but miserable after fourth.  Having cystoscope next Tues.  suppose to go on big trip next month will make decision by end of month.  As of now I don't want...

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  • I honestly don't know how to survive this right now

    I was just dx today after a year of treatment for yeast uti etc. Last Thursday I started burning and all I could think was how fast I could stop it. Saw my GP Monday and she gave me the same Diflucan and said good luck. I went back today and she did a pelvic. Said yep you have AV and pretty severe inflam....

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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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  • Vagifem is burning my vulva.

    Hi  my Gynaecologists  appointment finally came round and after a biopsy and examination she said I don't have LS even though I have white skin here and there.  She also said to start using a Vagifem pessary again as it can't be that that burns me also a mild steroid cream on the...

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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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  • SMALLER

    I know as we get older our bodies do change. But, my goodness, does our I am sorry I will just put out there, will our vaginas get smaller?

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  • Mona Lisa touch

    I had Mona Lisa touch done. Doc did 4 treatments was burning in urethra it took 4 docs before I was diagnosed I was told due to lack of extrogen I had dryness was told to buy coconut oil what a difference I still have to use it occasionally. I had breast cancer so can't take estrogen. I don't...

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  • Feeling so low

    I had a total abdo hysterectomy march 27th and everything was removed. I cannot use hrt patches or cream with oestrogen in but the past couple weeks have had the most uncomfortable feeling as if i have a Uti. I bought some replens which I use every 3 days and also omega 7. Has anyone else had similar...

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  • Mona Lisa Laser surgery in UK

    I have been using creams , lotions, Vagifem and the list goes on. They do give relief short term but things always return and the stingging , burning feelings on wanting to go to the toilet and just very sore  when moving around.   Has anyone had the Mona Lisa Laser surgery here in the UK....

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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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  • Sudden dryness

    Hi back in january I was fine, tmi but when my bf got me going I was soaking then suddenly my vulva went red and hot. Gp's said it was most likely a reaction to something. Since then I have been dry in the vagina, get burning and no discharge at all used to get loads. Now at the very beginning...

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  • 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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  • Vaginal fissures on and off with itching!!!

    So I've been dealing with this for 8 months and I've been to 6 different doctors. All of them are puzzled because my symptoms are wired. I have a sharp shooting pain in my vagina along with back pain and tingling. I occasionally get these deep cuts on the outside of vagina and they disappear....

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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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  • Vit E for vaginal atrophy ?

    HI everyone, I am 60 years old and  suffering from vaginal atrophy . Terrible burning and pain .Sometimes also vulvar area .  Not so much itching. Sometimes it feels like a yeast infection but culture is neg. Dr. wont put me on an estrogen cream because i get A Fib. They suggested Vit...

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  • DRY!

    I have VA. What can you do besides hormones? It causes me to have utis and yeast infections. Not to mention other problems.

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  • Yuvafem - Brown Discharge

    I was started on Yuvafem for AV. I don't like it because I started to have brown discharge and cramps with it. I'm post menopausal and had a scare with brown discharge about 6 mos. ago (had d&c/hysteroscopy w/ biopsy - found a polyp but was all clear other than that luckily - oncologygist...

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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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  • Considering Mona Lisa Touch

    Hi ladies, My gynecologist performs this procedure. She has scheduled dinner meetings for those interested where I am assuming all questions can be answered. I am attending one this week. I am currently on Vagifem 3x a week and have urinary frequency. If the procedure can fix that alone I would be in,...

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  • Had biopsy today

    Hi well I had biopsy this morning and I'm very sore and swollen. It hurt a lot when the local injections went in but that was it.  I'm a bit worried as I'm still very swollen on one side with just a little blood when I wipe myself after using the loo.   I expect a bit of blood but...

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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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  • Saw gyny today

    hi I saw a gynaecologist today and after my exam she wants me to have a biopsy in a few days.  She said it looks like VIN. Which I've never heard of but looking it up it's a pre-cancerous condition. So I'm very scared now as I don't know what will happen next.  Does anyone here...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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