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My gyn prescription estrace (estradiol) to be applied to the clitoral area because my clitoris is not visible. What will this medication do and will it help?
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Lachesis muta: Lachesis muta is a homeopathic remedy, and acts on your energy system -- different from estrace, (estradiol) which acts on the hormone system of your body. Lachesis muta has many uses, including menopausal symptoms, premenstrual syndrome, asthma, and intense anger. Your homeopath would have taken your whole case in detail to come to this remedy, and would be matching it precisely to your complaints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please recommend if it's better to take estrace (estradiol) in a single, larger dose or two am/pm doses?
Either way: For convenience purpose one would take the Estrace (estradiol) by mouth only once daily - however, it is O.K. to experiment, and if it turns out that taking the Estrace (estradiol) every 12 hours works better for you in terms of alleviating your symptoms more effectively, then taking it every 12 hours is O.K. ...Read more
I am always hot hot hot and my friends are wearing sweater while I have on a tshirt I use estrace (estradiol) 1mg but it doesn't help.
Post Hysterctomy?: If you had your ovaries out with a hysterectomy then talk to your md about changing your hormone pill to another modality such as patch, cream, gel, etc. Also, make sure your thyroid gland is functioning properly with a blood test. If you have not had your ovaries removed you should not be taking oral or any other form of estrogen. ...Read more
Estrace (estradiol): Common side effects of Estrace (estradiol) include headaches, breast tenderness, irregular vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, nausea, voming, hair loss, high bp, high blood sugar, fluid retention, and enlargement of uterine fibroids. More serious side effects include blood clots, heart attacks, strokes, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, allergic reactions or cancer of uterus, ovaries or breasts. ...Read more
Many things: Esrace definitely can help with hot flashes, but it slows osteoporosis. Although some consider it controversial, there is ample evidence it can help reduce heart attacks in most women. It also treats vaginal atrophy, especially when applied as a cream directly into the vagina. ...Read more
Yes: But not necessary. Once a day is sufficient. ...Read more
Vagina healthier: Estrace (estradiol) cream, when used regularly will increase blood flow the the vulva, vagina and urethra.It will help with lubrication and increase the thickness and elasticity of the tissues. It will also help prevent both bladder and vaginal infections. Sexual response should be improved. There should not be any effects throughout the body unless the higher than recommended dose is used. ...Read more
33 yr old female. Estradiol level is 23. Is it necessary to take a replacement such as estrace? Or ok to stay at this level?
No other health issues
It Depends: That Estradiol level may be completely normal in the early follicular phase of your menstrual cycle. But it should be much higher than that by day 9-11 of a cycle. If you are getting normal monthly periods, than a single low estradiol level is not significant. If you are NOT getting monthly periods, then there are risks to having prolonged low estrogen. You should see a GYN to discuss treatment. ...Read more