Impact of vulvovaginal health on postmenopausal women: a review of surveys on symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy

@inproceedings{Parish2013ImpactOV,
  title={Impact of vulvovaginal health on postmenopausal women: a review of surveys on symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy},
  author={Sharon J. Parish and Rossella Elena Nappi and Michael L. Krychman and Susan Kellogg-Spadt and J. Albert Simon and Jeffrey A Goldstein and Sheryl A. Kingsberg},
  booktitle={International journal of women's health},
  year={2013}
}
Several recent, large-scale studies have provided valuable insights into patient perspectives on postmenopausal vulvovaginal health. Symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy, which include dryness, irritation, itching, dysuria, and dyspareunia, can adversely affect interpersonal relationships, quality of life, and sexual function. While approximately half of postmenopausal women report these symptoms, far fewer seek treatment, often because they are uninformed about hypoestrogenic postmenopausal… CONTINUE READING
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