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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Can estrogen creams make you aroused?

Can estrogen creams make you aroused?

Not likely: Estrogen can be converted into testosterone which could increase arousal. Also, estrogen can fix vaginal dryness which could help with arousal. To much can make your breast swell and make your nipples very sensitive which i suppose could lead to arousal. But for the most part, estrogen is not associated with arousal. ...Read more

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What does estrogen cream do?

What does estrogen cream do?

Helps the dryness: Estrogen cream is given to help menopausal women with vaginal dryness and other local effects of menopause while avoiding the whole body effects of an estrogen pill. However, limited amounts of the estrogen in the cream may be absorbed. Women with breast cancer should check with their oncologist prior to taking estrogen cream. ...Read more

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I am approaching 70 and have been using estrogen cream off & on for a year. Would it be ok to take tablets instead of the cream?

I am approaching 70 and have been using estrogen cream off & on for a year.  Would it be ok to take  tablets instead of the cream?

Don't : Estrogen is relatively contraindicated at your age. Issues with increased risk for breast cancer and heart disease, as well as increased risk for blood clots particularly in smokers. ...Read more

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What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

Little: Probably little to none because the amount absorbed is likely low. But if we assume he uses alot of it, effects could be feminizing such as breast growth. I've not seen this studied specifically. ...Read more

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Could using estrogen cream make you gain weight?

Could using estrogen cream make you gain weight?

Yes : Estrogen cream can contribute to weight gain through at least a few mechanisms. Estrogen lowers testosterone levels estrogen inhibits thyroid function estrogen can affect your metabolim to build up various tissues in your body. ...Read more

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Could estrogen in soy ice cream help me gain weight?

Could estrogen in soy ice cream help me gain weight?

No: Unlikely. The sugar and fat in ice cream could make you gain weight, though. ...Read more

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What should be used to treat excess estrogen in a female? Please suggest something safe. Would progesterone cream help?If yes then which brand?

What should be used to treat excess estrogen in a female? Please suggest something safe. Would progesterone cream help?If yes then which brand?

How do you know that: What makes you think that you have "excess estrogen" in your body? If indeed you do that can be caused by: estrogen secreting tumors in your ovaries missing ovulations! estrogen producing abnormalities elsewhere in your body!, etc. ...Read more

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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