A 52-year-old female asked:
If higher estrogen dose is prescribed in addition to hrt therapy in peri/menopause will this help with breast tissue loss? a short time - wean off?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Confusing Q: Hrt is by definition estrogen. Are you suggesting that your doctor is going to increase the estrogen portion of your hrt? To my knowledge, i haven't heard of estrogen being used to help with breast tissue loss. Hrt should be used primarily to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause like insomnia, hot flashes, vaginal dryness. If breasts are your prime concern, how about implants?
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