January 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 1
pp: 5-56
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WOMEN'S HEALTH: CE Connection

Atrophic vaginitis signs, symptoms, and better outcomes

Reimer, Annabelle; Johnson, Laura

Nurse Practitioner . 36(1):22-28, January 2011.

Atrophic vaginitis is a common finding in women with low estrogen states. Many women believe their symptoms are expected signs of aging, but NPs are in a position to provide therapeutic options for improved vaginal health and quality of life. This article reviews physiology, clinical manifestations, signs, symptoms, and treatment methods of atrophic vaginitis.

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