Estriol, a form of estrogen, is produced naturally in the body. Its synthetic version is used in relieving vaginal dryness, itching, or irritation associated with menopause. It is used to treat vaginal tissues before and after surgery in cases of vaginal prolapse. It is applied to the vagina using an applicator, and it works by supplementing estrogen directly to the vaginal tissues.
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Query: Hi doctor, I need an opinion regarding my elder sister. She is 52 years old. She is diabetic and is suffering from severe vaginal pain for the last few weeks. While collection of pap smear, the swab was bloody and it was very painful for her. She is currently using Candid cream and Candid V6 tablet ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reports of both pap smear and tumor markers are within normal limits and rules out any malignancy in terms of possible cervical cancer. However, the pain in vagina and blood tinge at her age, where she is likely menopausal, could be due to atrophic vaginitis. ... Read Full »