Lauri Romanzi, M.D.

  • Commented on Painful Intercourse
    It is unlikely, but not impossible, that prolapse was masking a sexual discomfort condition. Other possibilities include but are not limited to scar pain where the uterus was disconnected from the vagina, menopausal dryness severe enough to make sex painful,...
  • Commented on Hysterectomy
    PART 3 RESPONSE: You may benefit from a consultation with a menopause specialist with specific skills in female sexual function evaluation and management. It may be possible to restore a hormone balance that will rejuvenate your sexuality....
  • Commented on Hysterectomy
    RESPONSE PART 2: The defined medical terminology for removal of the entire uterus along with tubes and ovaries is "total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingoophorectomy". If by total hysterectomy you mean that the tubes and ovaries were removed along with the...
  • Commented on Hysterectomy
    PART 1 RESPONSE Your gynecologic organs include the uterus, the opening of which is the cervix, the uterine tubes and the ovaries. The ovaries produce the vast majority of your body's estrogen and at least half of your body's testosterone...
  • Commented on Vaginal Dryness
    If your wife is not yet menopausal, this post-orgasm dryness reflex is most unusual, particularly since she has normal, robust lubrication up to the point of orgasm. Short of durable lubricants (for instance, silicone-based), which she prefers to avoid, it's...
  • Commented on Painful Sex
    Hello Tyler, Even though your wife had a clot in the past, that does not completely rule out the use of low dose vaginal estrogen, which would restore and rejuvenate the vagina and vulvar skin back to pre-menopausal sensitivity and...
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