Short term oral estriol treatment restores normal premenopausal vaginal flora to elderly women.

@article{Yoshimura2001ShortTO,
  title={Short term oral estriol treatment restores normal premenopausal vaginal flora to elderly women.},
  author={Takazumi Yoshimura and Hitoshi Okamura},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={253-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Estriol is an estrogen with considerably weaker stimulatory effects on endometrial proliferation than estradiol. A study was conducted to determine the effects of oral estriol on vaginal flora and endometrial thickness. METHODS Fifty-nine postmenopausal women (50-75 years of age), complaining of pruritus or vaginal discharge, participated in the study. Vaginal flora and endometrial thickness were evaluated before treatment and after receiving oral estriol (2 mg/day) for 14 days… CONTINUE READING

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