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How long have you been in Menopause, if you are in menopause?
What medications, pills, herbs or creams/ ointments do you use?
Hello and welcome
haven't started menopause ... had hysteroscopy and D&C in April. Take supplements, fish oil, coq10, D, zinc, iodiral, curcumin
Well since you have had a hysterectomy you can USE an Estrogen product such as Estrace or Vagifem and this should help the Atrophy that you are experiencing
Estrogen is safe to use by itself since you do NOT have an uterus, and hence you are NOT at risk for developing uterine cancer.
did NOT have a hysterectomy .. had a hysteroscopy.
Oh, I see
Well then you can use the Estrogen such as Vagifem but restrict its use to just 2 to 3 times per week, vice daily
How long has this clitoris retraction been going on?
Just noticed it.
Because what is happening is you are having decreasing estrogen support to the vulva (clitoral) and vagina area
You will start to notice thinning of the skin and retraction of your vaginal / vulva area
Hence to try an help you can use Estrogen to help this - but since you Still have an uterus - you can only use it at most 2 to 3 times per week so that you do Not build up a thick lining in the uterus which can lead to hyperplasia within the uterus
Hmm, okay. May pass on the estrogen for now. any other options.
Vagifem is preferred as it does not absorbed as much as the other estrogen products
Well you can try herbal products such as Black cohosh, Vitex, Chasteberry, Dong quai -
these are available in most vitamin stores such as GNC and The Vitamin Shoppe
What else may I help you with
okay. That's it for now.
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