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A 49-year-old female asked:

I had a hysterectomy. could i benefit from estrogen and progestrin replacement therapy to help with decreased libido, hot flashes should i use pills or injections

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Dr. : Dr. Thornton provided an outstanding response. Here are two options that could be considered that do not involve hormone replacement. A number of providers used selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (especially lexapro) to assist with hot flashes and other menopasual sxs. Medical acupuncture can also be very helpful. Good luck.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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