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Atrophic Vaginitis

Also known as Vaginal Atrophy or Dryness

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • out of ootions

    I'm 70 just had the big birthday. I feel however like 91.  My vaginal burning started 6 years ago. I used vagifem and eventually took elavil which really didn't agree with me. It took more than 4 months to feel decent. Unfortunately the burning came and went. I saw a new gyno when mine retired....

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  • Estriol Cream - Paraben Free - UK

    Dos anyone know of an Estriol Cream that is paraben free? Emerita Estriol Cream is one - however is very costly. OR How has anyone got on with Ovestin Cream? I need to help with dry Vagina, some soreness and preventing UTI's thanks

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  • Using a patch.

    After seeing a consultant for my Atrophy who was no help at all and didn't believe me when I said that Vagifem burned  me, I then saw my own doctor again who wants me to try the hormone replacement patch.  He doesn't know if it'll help but it's worth a try.   Has anyone...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bruising and Yuvafem?

    Started taking Yuvafem about 3 weeks ago and notice bruising on my arm.  Has anyone else experienced this?  I am otherwise a healthy person and on no other medications!

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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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