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is low dose estrace safe

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There: Is no evidence to say that using 1/2 the amount is more safe. Transdermal estrogen is safe, 2 pumps, if it cures your hot flashes, is the recommended ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Continue taking your pill as normal. Risk for pregnancy from missing one pill very, very low. If you miss two or more, then you have a problem. Hop ... Read More
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: take two Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) today
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Low dose pills because they have less hormones will give you less hormonal side effects. However, you may get breakthrough bleeding with them.
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Many options: Something as simple as topical benzoyl peroxide with perhaps an antibiotic or retinoic acid derivative added may clear you.
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Dr. Ira Katz
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Don't Check Number!: I do not know what BCP you are on, but certain ones measure as estradiol & others don't. If you are on one that does't the estradiol is meaningles ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You need to ask your: Liver transpalnt doc or the doc who is taking care of u know that ?, you are right 90%+ would stay in the vagina, but they would have to decide if the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either way: For convenience purpose one would take the Estrace (estradiol) by mouth only once daily - however, it is O.K. to experiment, and if it turns out that ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both effective: Both are effective treatments for vaginal atrophy. Decisions on which to use are usually based on patient preference
A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
1000 : 1000 mcg make up 1 mg so 100 mcg = 0.1 mg 10 mcg = 0.01 mg 1 mcg = 0.001 so, the 0.1 mg dose is 10 times stronger than the 10 mcg dose. I hope this h ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Consult GYN: Generic ESTRADIOL is the same except cheaper. The best way to use it is in the vagina or as a patch on the skin. Oral use is less effective and carrie ... Read More
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