Colostrum in menopause effects on vaginal cytology/symptoms

S. Tucci, R. Mancini, C. De Vitis, A. Noto, E. Marra, A. Lukic, M. R. Giovagnoli, M. Moscarini

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The aim of this study was to assess the effects of three weeks of daily colostrum cream on vaginal cytology and local symptoms related to menopause. Genito-urinary symptoms and cell morphology were analyzed at time 0 (T0) and after three weeks (16 ± days since the end of treatment) at time 1 (T1). Dyspareunia, vaginal dryness, and maturation index (MI) reached a statistically significant difference between T0 and T1. The results proved to be an alternative treatment for vaginal distress caused by lack of hormones in patients in which hormonal treatment is contraindicated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-221
Number of pages3
JournalClinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Colostrum
  • Menopause
  • Vaginal cytology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine


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