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I have had a girl friend use Vagifem for her over active

Customer Question

I have had a girl friend use Vagifem for her over active bladder can it help ? as it looks like a hormone replacement we are both the same age 52 but I have been tested for menapors and I am Ok and still having my period ?
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: Getting worse and can be at time very stressful the urgency is bad and I have wet my self a bladder nurse has recommended a tablet which I have not gone back to the doctor for yet or botox?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

yes, it can


sometimes vaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis can contribute to the problem of incontinence

do you know if you have this problem or not?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I don't know that has not been discussed
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

Do you have vaginal dryness?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.


then vagifem would not work for you

is this what you were wondering?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Why not ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

because you don't have vaginal dryness

it only helps if there is vaginal dryness as part or all of the cause of incontinence

let me know if you have other questions.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

Thanks for this question

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