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Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

Right to source: The estrogen ring puts estrogen right where you need it for vaginal dryness. There's no need to take a pill when it's your vaginal wall that needs some increased estrogen. In addition, the risks of vaginal estrogen are a lot lower than oral estrogen. The ring is a great idea for many women, as it's not as messy as some of the vaginal creams. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Is it safe to have a vaginal estrogen ring put in when someone has a uti. Does that increase the risk of getting a vaginal infection also?

Is it safe to have a vaginal estrogen ring put in when someone has a uti.  Does that increase the risk of getting a vaginal infection also?

Opposite: It is safe to keep in while you have a uti. By promoting a healthy mucous lining with the estrogen ring, you might be decreasing the risk of infection in the vagina. ...Read more

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Is prenatal vit and centrum are safe to take together at the same time? Im not preg, trying to.Estrogen low.Using ring to regulate period again.Rcomnd?

Is prenatal vit and centrum are safe to take together at the same time? Im not preg, trying to.Estrogen low.Using ring to regulate period again.Rcomnd?

Vitamins: You can have too much a good thing. Especially iron, and vitamins a, e, d, k. It's not a good idea to duplicate vitamins. If you are trying to get pregnant, stick to a daily prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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Was on the Nuva ring and now am on the skyla iud. First period was so heavy I landed in the hospital requiring 6 pints of blood. They say it estrogen ?

Was on the Nuva ring and now am on the skyla iud. First period was so heavy I landed in the hospital requiring 6 pints of blood. They say it estrogen ?

IUD & heavy bleeding: Six units of blood with your period is certainly unwelcome and not consistent with the IUD or estrogen as being the source. A 2nd opinion exam by another GYN MD could be helpful in determining causation. ...Read more

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Do males have estrogen?

Do males have estrogen?

Yes: Men make estrogen as well as testosterone. But they make much more testosterone than estrogen, so the testosterone effects win out. ...Read more

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Are estrogen pills safe?

Are estrogen pills safe?

Depending: Depends on the type of estrogen. Most synthetic oc's are ok to use for short periods of time to plan or space pregnancy but then i suggest getting off of them long term. We are exposed to so many estrogen like chemicals and other hormones in our polluted environment that minimizing synthetic hormone exposure is best way to avoid increase in cancer risk in later life. ...Read more