I have been diagnosed with atrophic vaginitis but extremely wet not dry

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Hi ladies. I'm ready to scream - I'm 61 and had a total hysterectomy 18 months ago. Dr. Prescribed 1 mg estrogen by mouth and estrace cream 1 gr twice a week. I stopped the cream because it was so messy but continued estrogen oral until a month ago. 

My vagina is so wet during sex that neither of us are enjoying it much. I though the vagina was supposed to be too dry after menopause. That's why I stopped the estrogen because I thought it was causing the problem. 

Also I've had a white creamy discharge since the hysterectomy - I've been checked for BV and yeast. 

Has anyone else had this problem?  

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    the atrophy part is shrinking. I'm dry as the desert. Wish I was wet, or at lleast moist. horrible drive this is my biggest dilemma
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    Sorry Kim not me but hope you can find some answers on here.

    chix x

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      thanks. I hope so too.  I've spent a small fortune trying to find out what is causing it. I wasn't that way before the hysterectomy. To make matters worse my exhusband left right before the surgery and hadn't looked back. That's been almost two years ago and I just now met a man I want to be intimate with. He hasn't made a big deal out of it but it's awkward to have that conversation with someone you're just getting to know on that level. 
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    Same for me Kim, dry as a bone
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    I have vag atrophy and am overly wet but it's because i have a vag discharge from the atrophy itself. Is your wetness only during sex or also a discharge? The only thing recommended for me was estriol vag suppositories. I have chronic discharge and HATE it. It's ruining my sex life/intimacy and I am looking for answers. Check your vaginal ph. It should be 4.5.
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