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Cary, NC
A 28-year-old female asked:

Ive been prescribed premarin cream for month for vaginal dryness after 2y of breast feeding & even 5 months of weening im worry about cancer risks?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Premarin: Recent evidence based medical articles have shown that the use of vaginal estrogen application (although it does after some time have the same blood levels of estrogen as oral estrogen) is safe to use, and statistically lowers the risk of cardiac disease, and does not increase the natural risk of breast cancer. You will soon resume your own periods, which have more estrogen than you are using.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2017


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