October 22, 2014
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Menopause

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Vaginal symptoms checklist

Are you experiencing the vaginal symptoms of menopause? Take this quiz to find out.

  1. Do you have vaginal dryness?
     
  2. Does your vagina feel irritated or itchy?
     
  3. When you're sexually aroused, do you have less lubrication than you used to?
     
  4. Do you feel pain, discomfort, or irritation during sex?
     
  5. Does your vagina ever bleed after sex?
     
  6. Does your vagina seem to have become narrower?
     
  7. Do you have frequent urinary tract infections? (symptoms include frequent urination, pain when urinating, or blood in the urine)
     
  8. Do you have lower back pain?
     
  9. Do you get constipated more often than usual?
     
  10. Do you feel something bulging into the wall of your vagina?
     
  11. Do you feel any heaviness in your pelvic area (lower abdomen)?

If you answered "yes" to any questions above, you may be experiencing vaginal symptoms of menopause.

These symptoms can affect your personal comfort, your sex life, and your relationship with your partner, and they can get worse over time. Don't suffer in silence - speak to your doctor to find a treatment that works for you.


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