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Recognising and treating vaginal dryness

Module summary
GP and menopause expert Dr Louise Newson discusses the options for effectively treating vaginal dryness
Learning objectives

This module discusses the treatment for vaginal dryness, including:

  • The importance of asking about vaginal dryness in the history
  • The value of moisturisers in management
  • When to use topical oestrogens
  • The role of HRT - when to use, and when to stop
Author
Dr Louise Newson is a GP and menopause expert in Solihull.
Date module published
18/01/2017
Module due for review
18/01/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Had all the necessary points but felt it was a little basic
Beverley Groom
24.04.2017.
Very interesting!
David Dawson
23.04.2017.
good
Jorge Alegria
22.04.2017.
Excellent, will really change my practice and give me the confidence to use topical HRT more frequently and for longer and to put it on repeat. I will also consider VVA when seeing menopausal/post-menopausal women with recurrent urinary sx but no signs of UTI - a pretty common situation - rather than automatically defaulting to the urology route.
Anna-Louise Dennis
21.04.2017.
fantastic module
Shalini Cross
21.04.2017.