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Does Anyone Know How Estrogen Creams Relate To Menopause And Bleeding
Estrogen & Menopause: Depends on the cream, but about 50% of women after menopause will grow a lining if stimulated by estradiol. Think of Estradiol as a fertilizer. Then we come in with the "lawnmower" which is progesterone, often in a 10-day burst every few months to remove the lining. ...Read more
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
I get a migraine right before my period. I just got Estrogen cream (BIH). Should I take it only the day before my period? Will it alter bleeding?
Menstrual migraine: NSAID therapy may be effective when given the week before and the week during menses. NSAIDs may also be used when traveling or during those special functions that involve increased stress. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Estrogen pessary and progesterone cream, can both be used together to alleviate menopausal dryness and lack of libido? Or is it dangerous combination?
D/w doctor: Vaginal estrogen cream is usually the treatment of choice for women who have only vaginal dryness, if other symptoms occur then systemic hormones with estrogen and progesterone- ( only if uterus is still intact)- are used. A pessary is a device insterted in the vaginal to hold up a bladder or tissue that has fallen down and it does not have any hormones. Women with multiple childbirths may need. ...Read more
Had uti. In menopause. Gynae said oestrogen cream but burns badly vagina. Do i need cream? How help uti? Uti symptoms had gone but cream brought back?
Not really uti: It is thinning of the skin in the vagina from lack of estrogen . Only estrogen will help.It is possible that the brand of cream might neem a change, but if your urine was checked and gyn said the this was the problem then the cream is the only was to get the vaginal skin inside healthy again. It takes a while and does not work overnight ...Read more
I am 45, in menopause using natural progesterone cream at night. Recently i've had mild cramping at night. No bleeding. Progesterone side effect?
Natural P4: Possible but hard to say. If you mean otc 'natural progesterone' cream from a health nutrition store, none actually contain any progesterone. They're plant compounds that claim 'progestational activity.' in studies i've seen most, especially the mexican yam products, have estrogenic activity instead! creams can be made from micronized progesterone, and these are more predictable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried
I through menopause, however, my doc said my estrogen levels are -5.1 and i'm taking estrogen .75 estridaol. Said he didn't know i can't absorb estrog?
Maybe.: Bleeding occurs of the amount of progestin is lower than needed by the amount of estrogen. This is why i avoid combo-pills with both in a fixed dose of patch. It is quite controversial about hrt, but Medroxyprogesterone is not "heart healthy, " why estrogen is. Therefore I use natural progesterone. If your bleeding continues, check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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