Iranian postmenopausal women's experiences of treatment of symptomatic vulvovaginal atrophy.

@article{Fooladi2017IranianPW,
  title={Iranian postmenopausal women's experiences of treatment of symptomatic vulvovaginal atrophy.},
  author={Ensieh Fooladi and Maryam Deldar and Fatemeh Mohammadzadeh and Elahe Ahmadnia and Soghra Khani and Zinat Ghanbari},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={67-71}
}
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to explore the experiences of Iranian postmenopausal women who sought medical help for their symptomatic vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). METHODS Five focus group discussions (FGDs) were conducted. Participants had to be postmenopausal; had bothersome symptoms of VVA for which they came to the clinic; had previously sought medical help for their VVA; and had confirmed physical signs of VVA upon examination by a gynecologist. RESULTS Twenty-five women, aged 49-60 years… CONTINUE READING