A 57-year-old member asked:
What is the best hrt for a menopausal woman who has had endometriosis?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Traubanswered
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Patch: There is no correct answer to that question, but probably an estrogen patch will be of most benefit. And if you have a uterus, probably continuous Progesterone will be of some benefit in helping to suppress any residual endometriosis. But there are many different ways to go about this.
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Dr. Luis Gonzalezanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Depends: Even menopausal patients with symptomatic endometriosis need to have it removed before considering ht. If the endometriosis has been surgically removed , most women are able to take estrogen only ht after a hysterectomy.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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