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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Estring (Overview)

Estring is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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With estring (estradiol) - how long can you leave it out?

With estring (estradiol) - how long can you leave it out?

What do you mean: The Estring (estradiol) is designed to deliver estrogen to the vagina for a three month interval. It needs a liquid environment to allow this passage. If the ring comes out, rinse it out, allow to dry in a clean place (a dish would be ok) and then go to your gynecologist for reinsertion if there is a reasonable time left in its three month cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
6 Doctors shared insights

Estring (Overview)

Estring is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
Once
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Estring (estradiol) - how long can you take it?

Forever: There is no reason to stop Estring (estradiol) except not needing it any longer. ...Read more

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With estring (estradiol) - how long can you leave it out?

What do you mean: The Estring (estradiol) is designed to deliver estrogen to the vagina for a three month interval. It needs a liquid environment to allow this passage. If the ring comes out, rinse it out, allow to dry in a clean place (a dish would be ok) and then go to your gynecologist for reinsertion if there is a reasonable time left in its three month cycle. ...Read more

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Should you use progesterone with estring (estradiol)?

Should you use progesterone with estring (estradiol)?

Depends: If you have a uterus and use Estring (estradiol) then yes, you need Progesterone to prevent development of uterine cancer, or precancerous changes of the endometrium (uterine lining). But depending on what type of symptoms you have, Progesterone may be helpful, even if you don't have a uterus. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Estring (estradiol) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Estring (estradiol) allergy?

Allergy: estring is a method of hormone replacement therapy. Any abnormal reaction occurring Within an hour of administration of this medication could represent an allergy ...Read more

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Can the estring (estradiol) cause cervical cancer?

Can the estring (estradiol) cause cervical cancer?

Unclear question: Hpv infection, early age at inercourse, multiple sexual partners, smoking, heredity and malnutrition are causative factors. ...Read more

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Can the estring (estradiol) caused uterine cancer?

Can the estring (estradiol) caused uterine cancer?

No: No, the dose of estrogen in Estring (estradiol) is so small it does not affect the uterine lining. It only works in the vagina and perhaps the bladder. ...Read more

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When the egg matures and releases high estrogen, brain starts releasing LH that trigger ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) is estr receptr. How come estr surge possibl?

When the egg matures and releases high estrogen, brain starts releasing LH that trigger ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) is estr receptr. How come estr surge possibl?

Question?: Each month, fsh is produced that recruits eggs which produce estrogen. The rise in estrogen eventually triggers the lh surge and ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) is a weak "anti-estrogen" and tricks the brain into over-stimulating the ovaries and increases changes of ovulation, to put it simply. Your question is worded poorly, but I hope this is a good answer for you. ...Read more

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49yr f - alora patch (.05) & prometrium (micronized progesterone) (100mg) bleed& clots by 5 days on meds. Prob hormonal imbalance. How to balance? More estr or prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

49yr f - alora patch (.05) & prometrium (micronized progesterone) (100mg) bleed& clots by 5 days on meds. Prob hormonal imbalance. How to balance? More estr or prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Prob. Less estrogen: Estrogen causes the lining of the uterus to thicken and later this causes the bleeding. You probably need less estrogen and possible more Progesterone depending on other symptoms. See your doctor to get adjusted. ...Read more

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Hello. In 2015 Had chemo/rad-Rt Breast Ca-1 positive LN. Estr/Prog +. Now have Left upper gum lesion + Rt swollen Submandibular LN. Cancer back???

Hello. In 2015 Had chemo/rad-Rt Breast Ca-1 positive LN. Estr/Prog +. Now have Left upper gum lesion + Rt swollen Submandibular LN. Cancer back???

Probably not: The most probable cause is gum disease, infection of your gums. Important to get this under control. With your health history I would recommend that you seek evaluation with a specialist Periodontist. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Estradiol Vaginal Ring (Definition)

Estradiol is the shortened version of 17 beta estradiol, a naturally occurring sex hormone in the estrogen family. In fact, it is the most active and the most prevalent of the three main Estrogens in reproductive age women. In women, it decreases dramatically after menopause. Estradiol is also present in ...Read more