Burning sensations and irritation of the vagina

Thinning of the walls of the vagina may also lead to burning sensations or irritation of vagina. In some cases bleeding may occur.

Urinary urgency and incontinence

Feelings of a constantly feeling a need to go to the toilet, or slight ‘leakage’ such as when you cough or sneeze.

Fissuring of the opening of the vagina

Vaginal fissures are usually seen as small cracks or tears on the vagina. They may be caused by a number of related causes and exacerbated by sexual intercourse.

Vaginal laxity

Thinning of the Vaginal walls can include declines in the structural strength of the vagina and lead to feelings of vaginal laxity.

Pain during Sexual intercourse (Dyspareunia)

The thinning of the walls of the vagina, loss of lubrication, changes to the structure of vagina and other factors can contribute to pain during sex.