So, vaginal atrophy. That's what I (I was very comfortable with) asked my general practitioner how it works for "vaginal after birth – painkillers" and everything just set up "yes, that's right, it will burn." In fact, I am a bit sad.
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There are changes in the vagina and vagina in menstruation. We used to call it vaginal polio, as the cell is thinner and can even shake. However, that terminology – while technically medically correct for some of the changes associated with menopause – seems to be dismissed and ignored by the fact that these changes affect more than the vagina. We now refer to these changes as & # 39; syitourinary syndrome & # 39; in menopause or G.S.M. Negative symptoms of genital mutilation by G.S.M. they are harassing many women. Fortunately, it can always be cured.
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G.S.M. primarily due to low estrogen levels during childbirth. As a result, the skin of the vagina and vagina becomes thin and lost. Labia minia can also reduce size.
The famous symbols of G.S.M. add dryness to the vagina or vagina. Other symptoms can occur during intercourse, including loss of sensation, poor skin such as sensation, pain, problems with vaginal growth and even vaginal or vaginal intercourse. There is also an increased risk of urinary tract infection.
Since estrogen is important By maintaining the vaginal bacterial infection, there may also be changes in the bacterial type, which may cause some women to experience changes. common odor.
Up to 15 percent of women report symptoms of G.S.M. During the & # 39; perimenopause & # 39 ;, the period around menopause when estrogen production begins to decline. Some women may have traumatic symptoms for years before menstruation stops and others may not notice symptoms. And it's the difference between them.
About 50 percent of women report symptoms of G.S.M. by three years after menopause. (Menopause happened after you took a full year of menstruation).
If you are in the bloodstream or your last period was five years ago, there are excellent treatments for G.S.M, so suffering with symptoms is not needed. Your treatment choices will depend on your symptoms (I like to call them "easy"), your personal preferences and your medical history.
Some general tips you can try:
If you have a urinary bladder, use the urine pads, not the menstrual muscles. Menstrual kits are designed differently to the urethra and will keep moisture from the urine, making it possible for itchy rash.
Try a vaginal vaginal cream. These are the products you use every two to three days. These products are unlikely to help, however, if you have more than one brand.
Following this recommendation, medication options may also help. Estrogen estrogen, available as estradiol or conjugated estrogen, is considered the gold standard for converting estrogen into your body and no longer after menopause. They come in many forms including lotions, vaginal rings, vaginal tablets and glue. Pregnant estrogen is safe and not associated with breast cancer or stroke when used as recommended.
The selection of new drugs is intravaginal DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), a hormone converted to estradiol and testosterone in the vagina. DHEA is relatively new and has not been well studied as both types of estrogen, so it is worth considering if it was initially tested and ineffective. Possible DHEA: It's a daily request and some find it disruptive.
There may be other medical explanations for the symptoms you are dealing with, so if G.S.M. suspected, your doctor may recommend Try any medicine at least six weeks to see if it helps. Then, if the vaginal product does not address the symptoms, a re-evaluation is indicated.
There is no reason to persecute G.S.M. If your doctor does not respond to your concerns, you can find a provider who knows more about G.S.M. through it N.A.M.S.
A word of warning
Some healthcare providers and pharmacies advertise "biological" hormones for use after menopause. This is a marketing term, not a medical term. "Biology" was used to describe hormones that are chemically similar to what the ovaries do or the hormones that come from the eye of a plant. These products are often marketed as “natural” or “safer” than pharmaceutical options, but they are not.
There are concerns about intake and survival with "biological" hormones, and this approach is not an F.D.A. approved.
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