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How is atrophy related to painful intercourse treated?

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The most rapid relief of atrophy comes from applying topical estrogen vaginal cream directly to the vagina and its opening. This cream is available by prescription only. Over-the-counter lubricants and moisturizers can also be helpful. An oral drug taken once a day, Osphena, makes vaginal tissue thicker and less fragile, resulting in less pain for women during sex. The FDA warns that Osphena (ospemifene) can thicken the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) and raise the risk of stroke and blood clots.

Treatment for Painful Intercourse from eMedicinehealth

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on October 10, 2017

Treatment for Painful Intercourse from eMedicinehealth

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on October 10, 2017

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