Vaginal estrogen can improve postmenopausal vaginal dryness as well as a variety of related lower urinary tract symptoms and improve a woman’s quality of life. Despite the fear and negativity surrounding the use of vaginal estrogen, it is safe and effective for the treatment of vaginal dryness in most postmenopausal women. Education is key when prescribing vaginal estrogen so that the woman is confident and comfortable with its use.
Writing for Publication in Nursing Journals. Cheryl L Mee, MSN, MBA, RN, FAAN Executive Editorial Director