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I am taking estrogen to get a period and i was supposed to get one already and i havent. what could that mean?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Progesterone: Estrogen stimulates the lining of the uterus to grow; Progesterone makes it slough and you have a period. Taking both together every day will prevent normal periods from ocurring.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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