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Cara C. Simmonds, MD, FACOG

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

September 3, 2017

Many women experience discomfort in the peri- and post-menopausal period.  The complaints vary but may include vaginal dryness and irritation, painful intercourse, lack of sensation with intercourse, leaking of urine, urinary urgency, recurrent urinary and vaginal infections, and even vaginal bleeding.  The changes that occur are due to declining estrogen levels and estrogen receptor levels…

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