I experience vaginal dryness.
I experience burning in and around the vagina.
I experience itching in and around the vagina.
Over-the-counter vaginal lubricants or moisturizers help to relieve my symptoms.
Intercourse is painful for me.
I avoid having intercourse because of vaginal discomfort.
If you are experiencing one or more of the above symptoms, either always or just sometimes, and are going through menopause, it’s time to speak up about it. Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse that interferes with your lifestyle warrants a trip to your health care professional. After all, vaginal dryness and painful intercourse are common symptoms of menopause, and there are treatments available.
For tips on talking to your health care professional about your personal symptoms, click here.
To learn more about vaginal dryness and painful intercourse due to menopause, click here.