Women's Health Update - Q&A by Suneela Vegunta, MDWomen's Health|2019|16:02
1. How might primary care physicians ask about sexual health issues? 2. How do you choose among the treatment options [for vaginal dryness]? 3. Is low dose vaginal estrogen subject to the same concerns as systemic estrogen? 4. Is it true that the package insert talks about estrogen generically and it may not apply specifically to low dose vaginal estrogen? 5. Does vulvovaginal atrophy or genitourinary syndrome of menopause increase the risk of urinary tract infection? 6. Is treating symptoms of a UTI over the phone a potential trap when treating menopausal women? 7. Is lichen sclerosis on the same continuum as genitourinary syndrome of menopause? 8. Do all women have some element of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM)? 9. Should women be using vaginal moisturizers more consistently? 10. What should be considered in terms of lubricant particularly with condoms? 11. Lubricants often come with gimmicks, which may do more harm than good, correct? 12. Can you tell us about hypoactive sexual desire disorder? 13. What are the treatment options for hypoactive sexual desire disorder? 14. Are there certain SSRIs that are more problematic than others? 15. Are there online resources that may help patients with therapy? 16. Is pelvic floor dysfunction often a consequence of other issues rather than a condition in and of itself?