postmenopausal vaginal atrophy


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Related to postmenopausal vaginal atrophy: Urogenital Atrophy

postmenopausal vaginal atrophy

Drying and shrinking of the vaginal tissues, related to the hormonal changes associated with menopause. Menopausal women who continue to engage in sexual intercourse during and following menopause have less vaginal atrophy than do those women who become sexually inactive. See: hormone replacement therapy
See also: atrophy