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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 weeks: It takes a few weeks to feel the effects Estrace (estradiol) has on the vagina for vaginal atrophy or dryness.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Not a good idea: It can be used but the risks are increased.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But not necessary. Once a day is sufficient.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helayne Merkin
44 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vagina healthier: Estrace (estradiol) cream, when used regularly will increase blood flow the the vulva, vagina and urethra.It will help with lubrication and increase t ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: We used to consider estrogen replacement therapy to be risk free. However results of the women's health initiative turned our recommendations on their ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
I like it better: For my patients and my patients like it better, ever since they lowered the dose of vagifem , it does not work as well.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: NO. Chemical interaction can occur. Hold off on the Estrace and use Metrogel ( vaginal?) if discharge persists.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, and more: With age, and a decrease in naturally produced estrogen from the ovaries, the vaginal walls get thinner, lose elasticity, and decrease normal producti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both effective: Both are effective treatments for vaginal atrophy. Decisions on which to use are usually based on patient preference
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: This may reperesent an excess dose of estrogen. One product or the other should be used first to see if menopausal symptoms are relieved in order to ... Read More
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