Vaginal atrophy and urogenital atrophy are common Women’s health conditions. The symptoms can include vaginal dryness, irritation, postcoital bleeding, and soreness. Urinary symptoms can include urine frequency, urgency, and urge incontinence.
Vaginal and urogenital atrophy are usually associated with hypoestrogenism – the decreased estrogenization of the vulvovaginal tissue. One of the most common causes of hypoestrogenism are the menopausal changes. Other causes can include lactation, various breast cancer treatments, and use of certain medications.