Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
196 Doctors are Online

Suggest treatment for atrophic vaginitis

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2010
Answered : 2125 Questions
i have been diagnosed with atrophic vaginitis and notice that i sometimes bleed very very slightlly when wiping myself after urinating. Is this anything to be concerned about?
Posted Sat, 16 Aug 2014 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Soumya 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Estrogen Cream / gel

Detailed Answer:

Welcome to healthcare magic.

Atrophic vaginitis has decreased wetness ( mucous secretion ) due to lack of estrogen hormone. When you touch the mucosal part for wiping, it leads to friction and slight blood comes out.

You need HRT as well as local estrogen cream / gel to overcome this problem.

When you visit doctor on monday, request for estrogen cream / gel till HRT starts acting.

I hope my answer was helpful.

Dr. Soumya

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an OBGYN

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor