A 37-year-old male asked:
For how long should the typical woman take hrt after surgical menopause at 38?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Raichleanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
See below...: I would typically have a surgically menopausal woman on hrt until they would have gone through menopause naturally. The average age of menopause is about 51 years of age. At that point, you would re-evaluate the need for hrt. The biggest concern is loss of bone mineral density.
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