If you’re concerned about sexual function due to vaginal dryness, pain, or lack of sensation, you are not alone. Many women struggle with these issues after menopause. You don’t have to suffer in silence or give up on comfort and intimacy. If you live in Warner Robins, Macon, or Stockbridge, Georgia, schedule a private consultation at Ageless Aesthetics to discuss options for safe, fast relief of vaginal dryness. Call the office or book an appointment online.
Reduced estrogen levels are the primary cause of dryness. Estrogen also maintains tissue elasticity. When elasticity is lost, some women experience vaginal atrophy, a loosening in the walls of the vagina. Combined with dryness, atrophy can lead to general discomfort and pain during intimacy. Conditions associated with low levels of estrogen include:
Vaginal dryness and vaginal atrophy can cause pain or discomfort during intimacy, and also during daily life. Because the pH balance inside the vagina is affected by lack of moisture, dryness can lead to frequent yeast infections and, in some cases, trouble with urination. Signs and symptoms of vaginal dryness and/or atrophy include:
Treatments for vaginal dryness are not one-size-fits-all. You may find that only need more lubrication, or you may be frustrated by a combination of symptoms. At Ageless Aesthetics, your physician will help you select a treatment based on your concerns and a medical evaluation. Options include:
Vaginal discomfort and loss of pleasure can take a toll on your mood and your relationships. If you need help with vaginal dryness or atrophy, the experienced physicians at Ageless Aesthetics can help. Contact us today for a private consultation.