A 47-year-old female asked:
I through menopause, however, my doc said my estrogen levels are -5.1 and i'm taking estrogen .75 estridaol. said he didn't know i can't absorb estrog?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Estrogen: I have never heard of a negative number for estrogen levels in women or men. Please make sure that you are not making a mistake.
Even if you are not absorbing .75 Estradiol (highly unlikely) make sure that there is at least one hour between taking your medicine and eating.
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