Dear lybrate-user. Thanks for the question. The hormone estrogen
helps maintain that fluid and keeps the lining of the vagina healthy, thick, and elastic. During menopause
, the drop in estrogen levels reduces the amount of moisture available. It also makes the vagina thinner and less elastic. Vaginal estrogen cream (Estrace, Premarin
). You use an applicator to insert the cream into your vagina. You will typically apply the cream daily for one to two weeks then reduce the frequency to one to three times a week as directed by your doctor.