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Women's Health

5 Treatment Options for Vaginal Atrophy

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What is vaginal atrophy?


Common symptoms of vaginal atrophy


Should you seek treatment?


Treatment option 1: Vaginal moisturizer


Treatment option 2: Water-based lubricant


Treatment option 3: Take your time during intercourse


Treatment option 4: Topical vaginal estrogen


Treatment option 5: Systemic estrogen therapy


Research on other types of treatment


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Dorian Martin writes about various topics for HealthCentral, including Alzheimer’s disease, diet/exercise, menopause and lung cancer. Dorian is a health and caregiving advocate living in College Station, TX. She has a Ph.D. in educational human resource development. Dorian also founded I Start Wondering, which encourages people to embrace a life-long learning approach to aging. She teaches Sheng Zhen Gong, a form of Qigong. Follow Dorian on Twitter at @dorianmartin, Facebook or Instagram at @doriannmartin.