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A 28-year-old female asked:

I'm in surgery menopause. i take hrt . my 17 beta estradiol is only 28, 76 pg/ml ( normal 103- 572) . why? what could i do?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
43 years experience
Dont check estradiol: The reason to take hrt after menopause is to relieve the symptoms of menopause, not to produce a "normal" Estradiol level. There is no reason to be checking this level as long as your symptoms are resolved.
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