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Monika Hearne, M.D., Board Certified OB/GYN
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I have been prescribed colpotrofin cream daily for 30 days

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I have been prescribed colpotrofin cream daily for 30 days (have only been using it for a week) for a very sore vagina. I am 60 years old and am not on HRT. How long does it usually take to work and is there anythingelse I can do to help the soreness? I have had a hysterectomy, ovaries removed, prolapse of the bladder over 10 years ago but was only on HRT for a short time as I was nervous of taking it. My problem started 6 weeks ago when I think I ate too many sugary foods. I do not have an infection as a swab was taken. My gynae examined me and firstly prescribed laurimic 600 vaginal ovules for 1 night followed by a 10 day course of cun laude ovules and now I have started on the colpotrofin.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 4 years ago.

Dr Owen : Hello
Dr Owen : Let me read over your question
Dr Owen : Hello often are you using this colpotrophin?
Dr Owen : Since colpotrophin is an estrogen keep using it, it safe to use, but you might need a high potency steroid cream as you might have what is know as lichen sclerosis or lichen planus.
Dr Owen : so a good cream would be to use Clobesterol.
Dr Owen : also, you might want to use an over the counter product called Replens, as this is a vaginal moisturizer.
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