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Atrophic vaginitis

  • Alternative Names

    Vaginitis - atrophic; Vaginitis due to reduced estrogen


    Symptoms
    • Burning on urination
    • Light bleeding after intercourse
    • Painful sexual intercourse causing a loss in sexual interest
    • Slight vaginal discharge
    • Vaginal soreness, including itching or burning sensations

    Signs and tests

    A pelvic examination reveals thin, pale vaginal walls. A wet prep test of vaginal discharge may be done to rule out other causes for the condition. Hormonal studies may be done to determine if you are in menopause.