Patient Comments: Menopause and Sex - Symptoms

What symptoms have you experienced during menopause that has affected your sexual function (for example, low libido, or painful intercourse)?

Comment from: darla, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 08

Burning sensation at vaginal opening during sexual intercourse. I went through menopause 10 years ago, but only last year or so has intercourse been so painful.

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Comment from: deb, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

I have an increase in my libido. I want to be intimate with my partner every day but he is happy with twice a month.

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