Hello - I assume you were not told what is happening either - and can you tell me the Name of the suppositories you are taking...?
And usual causes for this could be an UTI - Urinary tract infection which would require an antibiotic such as Macrobid to treat.
This could also be a yeast infection (also known as Thrush or Fungal infection) and treatment for this would be Canestan (also known as clotrimazole ) or using fluconazole (diflucan).
And finally since you are 61 - this is also more than likely due to Atrophy (thinning of the vaginal / genital skin) and hence using an Estrogen product such as Premarin, Estrace or VAgifem) would help
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I was given vagifem 10 mcg did not finish course
okay - if Atroph (for estrogen replacement - ) - then this can take about 2 to 4 weeks to start to heal.
BUT I would also make sure this is not an UTI or a Yeast infection too.
And, FInally there is one other possibility called Lichen Planus or Lichen Sclerosis - which would require use of an steroid product called Clobesterol -
thank you shall make appt at my doctors tomorrow
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