6 Actual Ladies Describe The Ups & Downs Of Intercourse After Menopause

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“I’ve been married for 32 years, and I began menopause after I was 40 years outdated. Our intercourse life has been good all through our marriage. We have interaction a pair occasions every week.

I began having issues with intercourse after I began to get a UTI an infection each single time we had intercourse. I used to be going to the walk-in so commonly that I lastly went to see my common doc at a yearly verify up and was capable of discuss to her about it. She prescribed an antibiotic that I took after intercourse each time. That labored. Then I had a hysterectomy, and I began to note bleeding after intercourse.

Not one physician ever instructed me the UTI or the bleeding was as a result of drying within the vulva or vagina. I lastly came upon about it by studying (the menopause support page that I’m part of was a life saver for positive). I went to my physician once more, and my vagina was so dry and had shrunk to the point that any insertion was impossible. They actually supplied little to no assist. So I ordered a vagina dilator and a few Bee Friendly organic vagina mositurizer. For months I labored from the smallest dilator to the most important, and after every time my husband would insert the vagina moisturizer. At my final verify up the physician mentioned I had carried out a outstanding job, and I used to be wanting a lot better. Our intercourse life was capable of resume, however solely due to the work and analysis I did alone.” —Georgea, 55 years outdated