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Question for climara (estradiol) patch use---what do I do if peels off?

Question for climara (estradiol) patch use---what do I do if peels off?

Replace: Replace it with a new patch. Make sue you put it on after showering when the skin is totally dry, before applying any lotions. ...Read more

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Gynodiol (Definition)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Would it be easier for me to lose weight if i stop using TriNessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)? (I use the pill to treat acne and cramps)

Would it be easier for me to lose weight if i stop using TriNessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)? (I use the pill to treat acne and cramps)

Minimal effect: The use of TriNessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) at most may be leading to a pound or two of weight change, so stopping it is not going to make a huge difference. It still boils down to you needing to take in fewer calories in what you eat or burn more calories with exercise. If you think that the pill is going to make some huge difference in your weight, it will not. ...Read more

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If Depo-Provera estradiol is use to relieve menopause symptoms, will it also cause withdrawal like severe body aches and pains/flu like symptoms if stop using?

If Depo-Provera estradiol is use to relieve menopause symptoms, will it also cause withdrawal like severe body aches and pains/flu like symptoms if stop using?

Postpones, not cure: If you take estrogen to alleviate menopausal symptoms, you are postponing them until such time as you stop the estrogen replacement. Then they will occur just like they would have at your time of menopause had you not elected to begin the estrogen replacement. ...Read more

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I need an emergency morning pill urgently. I only have access to Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Can I use it as an emergency pill? If yes, what is the does? Please help asap

I need an emergency morning pill urgently. I only have access to Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Can I use it as an emergency pill? If yes, what is the does? Please help asap

Yes: For emergency contraception with Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) - a woman could take 4 active Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills at one time and then repeat that dose of 4 active Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills 12 hours later. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) for more than 16 years?

Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) for more than 16 years?

Yes: Womens health specialists often supervise the use of estrogen supplements for many years. You should be reevaluated at least annually. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Can you use estrace (estradiol) cream if you are a smoker?

Yes, you can, but: because estrogens increase your risk of developing cancer of the uterus the risk may be greater if you smoke (especially in women over 40 years of age. Quit smoking, ask your doctor for help. ...Read more

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