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I have a "falling out" feeling like I just had a baby @

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I have a "falling out" feeling like I just had a baby @ times. I am 78+ years old. Also my husband and I are having sex problems as he is 68 years old. The pain is when we have intercourse. Sometimes too painful to cause him to stop. I have tried all types of cremes, even those prescribed by my Dr. She gave me a Rx for a Estring 1 Unit. It didn't help either.
I really need some advise as my Dr. doesn't have any other recourse or suggestions for me.
Can you help as my husband is very flustered with me and I also!! Thanking you in advance
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 8 months ago.

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there,
This is Dr Diego, experienced Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

I understand your concerns.

The problem that you described could be secondary dyspareunia(painful intercourse) caused by vaginal dryness after menopause. Different treatments including lubricants can be used. Water based or oil based lubricants can be used. Other option is to used a conjugate estrogen cream that is usually very helpful. If the main problem is pain you can use creams with topical anesthetics. One option that works for pain caused by vulvodynia is a tricyclic antidepressants or gabapentin. Couple behavioral therapy is a good resource to approach this problem.

The only way I am credited here by the website and the money that you have deposited is released is when you rate me.
Therefore, I would appreciate a rating when you are done asking.
Kindest regards

Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Diego, experienced Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

I understand your concerns.

The problem that you described could be secondary dyspareunia(painful intercourse) caused by vaginal dryness after menopause. Different treatments including lubricants can be used. Water based or oil based lubricants can be used. Other option is to used a conjugate estrogen cream that is usually very helpful. If the main problem is pain you can use creams with topical anesthetics. One option that works for pain caused by vulvodynia is a tricyclic antidepressants or gabapentin. Couple behavioral therapy is a good resource to approach this problem.

The only way I am credited here by the website and the money that you have deposited is released is when you rate me.
Therefore, I would appreciate a rating when you are done asking.
Kindest regards

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