When you think of menopause, which symptoms come to mind? Hot flashes and sweating day and night? These symptoms are common, but many menopausal women also experience vaginal pain, especially during sex.Discover IMVEXXY
With menopause, the amount of estrogen in a woman’s body decreases.
Changes to the Vagina
Lower estrogen levels can cause changes to the vagina, including changes in vaginal pH and thinning of vaginal tissues.
These changes can cause vaginal pain and discomfort.
Painful sex due to menopause, also referred to as dyspareunia (pronounced dis-pa-roo-nee-ya), is a common symptom of a condition called vulvar and vaginal atrophy, or VVA. If you haven’t heard of vulvar and vaginal atrophy or dyspareunia before, don’t worry. For many people, these aren’t familiar terms. Women may describe it as “vaginal discomfort and pain” when describing their symptoms.
Other symptoms and conditions associated with VVA may include:
IMVEXXY is NOT indicated for the treatment of these other VVA symptoms.
1 in 2 menopausal women experience symptoms of VVA, which can include pain during sexual activity. Despite suffering with pain, many women do not seek help, or they wait a long time before seeing a healthcare provider about the problem.
Why don’t women discuss topics like painful sex or vaginal health with their healthcare provider? According to studies, the main reasons are:
Think it can’t
Feel it’s too
Trying to manage with
Don’t keep the pain to yourself. Treatments like IMVEXXY can provide relief of moderate to severe vaginal pain due to sexual activity. Talk to your healthcare provider about your options today.
Vaginal pain affects sex and can put a lot of stress on a woman. If you’re experiencing symptoms of painful sex during menopause, don’t suffer. Learn about your treatment options and make finding relief a priority.Talk to a Provider
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