Postmenopausal vaginal atrophy (PVA) is the term used to describe the group of urogenital symptoms that arise due to estrogen depletion and is also known as urogenital atrophy, vulvovaginal atrophy, and atrophic vaginitis (Mac Bride et al.
What does UGA stand for?
UGA stands for Urogenital Atrophy
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Indications for HT are treatment of vasomotor symptoms and associated sleep disorders, symptomatic urogenital atrophy, and prevention of bone loss and treatment of osteoporosis.
Topical estrogen is important to the success of treatment for urogenital atrophy and also has therapeutic value for the management of urinary urgency, frequency, and, most importantly, nocturia, Dr.
Symptoms of urogenital atrophy (UGA) include vaginal dryness, burning, itching, and painful intercourse, as well as urinary urgency and painful urination.
Vaginal atrophy (causing painful intercourse) and urogenital atrophy (ultimately contributing to incontinence) can also result from the loss of estrogen at the menopause.
The results of her research project, Exploring Symptoms Related to Urogenital Atrophy in Breast Cancer Survivors, have implications for improved cancer care and quality of life for breast cancer survivors.
Topical therapy for relief of urogenital atrophy symptoms may need to be continued long term.
notes that the Estring estrogen ring can be difficult and painful to remove from a patient with urogenital atrophy and a stenotic introitus.