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A 66-year-old female asked:

I have been prescribed by urologist estrace (estradiol) 0.01% cream for vaginal discomfort? i've had breast cancer. doctor knows it but says it would be safe .

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Check: The systemic absorption from vaginal estrogen is very minimal and should not be an issue however i would like you run it by your oncologist too.
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 29 years experience
Estrogen cream: In general, vaginal estrogen is very minimally absorbed. We as oncologists use it frequently. If you are worried then don't use it.
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Last updated Nov 18, 2017

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