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I am menopausal 57yrs old. Dont have hot flushes. I have vaginal dryness and tenderness and the urge to urinate. The whole genital area feels inflamed.

By June 11, 2010 - 2:32am
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The above problem of sensitivity and urge to urinate has been going on for about a year. I had been taking chasteberry for years, but recently started taking vit E, a soya supplements, 40 mg active , fermented -activated organically grown soy 1000mg , wild yam, buckthorn oil (omega7) chasteberry and adrenal support herbs about 6 weeks ago. I have also had coccyx inflammation for several years. I sometimes get non contagious herpes type lesions around my lumbar area. I have had them come up since I was about 15 yrs old. Is it just a question of waiting for the situation to improve?

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Hi Jill - It's hard to tell from your comments whether you have been seen by a physician for this or have been trying to find relief for the past year through the various remedies you mentioned. The sensitivity, inflammation and urge to urinate may be from a bacterial infection rather than due to being in menopause. If you have not seen a physician for this I would encourage you do to so. Will you let us know what you do? Thanks, Pat

June 11, 2010 - 5:34pm
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