Atrophic Vaginitis Diagnosis

How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, exams, processes, and other information relating to the diagnosis of Atrophic Vaginitis below.

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How to Diagnose Atrophic Vaginitis


Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history, and perform a physical examination. He or she may refer you to a doctor specializing in women's reproductive health (a gynecologist). Tests used to diagnose atrophic vaginitis include:

  • A test of the acid-base balance (pH balance) of the vagina
  • A swabbing of a small part of the vaginal wall-The cells are collected and tested to determine if estrogen is present.



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