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Mesa, AZ
A 86-year-old female asked:

I am now using estrace (estradiol) 0.01% cream prescribed by my doctor. i use it once a week as he directed. it does not to seem to take care of the itching ?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Give it time: Your doc is trying to eliminate estrogen deficiency as the reason for the itching. Keep using it as directed & if no improvement is seen after 2 weeks, call for further evaluation. It's possible to have other conditions causing your symptoms (lichen sclerosis, yeast, dysplasia, inflammation, etc). Take care & don't forget to go back for follow-up.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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