In spite of the many safe options to treat what I’ve dubbed sandpaper sex, only 7 percent of affected women use a prescription product that goes beyond what
a lubricant or a long-acting moisturizer can do to alleviate dry, painful intercourse.
There are a number of reasons that this number is so low:
Many women are not distressed by the inability to have intercourse; they think it’s not important enough to treat.Some women don’t want (or can’t afford) to use a pharmaceutical product on a regular basis.Many women, despite reassurances, are concerned about side effects from local vaginal estrogen or Osphena ......(ospemifene) tablets
.ften, women’s physicians advise against using local vaginal estrogen, sometimes for medical reasons