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Menopause and you: painful intercourse

Lankenau Medical Center September 10, 2013 By Beverly Vaughn, MD

Let’s talk about it. Did you know that 20 to 40 percent of women and 30 percent of menopausal women experience painful intercourse? Dr. Lynn Wang takes you through the possible causes from dryness to some medical conditions. She describes the treatment approaches from vaginal estrogen to pelvic floor physical therapy.

This article is part of Menopause and You, a web-based program sponsored by Women’s Health Source. It is intended as an information resource providing guidelines for women. As always, check with your own health care provider with your specific concerns and questions.

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