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Doctor insights on: How To Use Progesterone Creams Polycystic Ovarian

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What natural progesterone cream would you recommed?

What natural progesterone cream would you recommed?

None of them!: 'natural' Progesterone creams do not contain progesterone, they contain plant products that may-or-may not have progestogenic effects. Sadly, many (such as mexican yam products) contain compounds that are actually estrogenic in action. Please - talk with a doctor who can prescribe Progesterone if you need it. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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What are the risks of using progesterone cream?

What are the risks of using progesterone cream?

Not absorbed: Progesterone cream is not very well absorbed from the skin. Therefore, you have no way of knowing how it affects your body. It is not recommended. ...Read more

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Can progesterone cream be used while on bcp?

Yes: But remember that the birth control pill is providing high levels of Progesterone already, much higher than what your body would be producing. Your young, it would be safe in the short run, but there is nothing to gain unless ur doctor has another plan. Gd luck. ...Read more

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Please suggest a natural progesterone cream to improve skin tone.

Please suggest a natural progesterone cream to improve skin tone.

Don't use it: 'natural progesterone' does not contain any Progesterone at all, and often contain plant extracts that are estrogenic in effect. In any event they do nothing to improve skin tone. ...Read more

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Want to start taking maca for menopause symptoms can I use it with progesterone cream. ?

Maca & Menopause: Maca is a natural plant protein that can help increase testosterone levels naturally. It helps women with energy and muscle building which we can lose in menopause. It is not great for estrogen/progesterone related symptoms of hot flashes, mood swings or dryness. You can use Progesterone simaltaneously as long as you are a good candidate for hormone replacement. ...Read more

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What are the effects (good and bad) of using over-the-counter progesterone cream for estrogen dominance?

What are the effects (good and bad) of using over-the-counter progesterone cream for estrogen dominance?

OTC progesterone: The bad: they rarely contain progesterone, when they do you don't know how much is being delivered, 'estrogen dominance' is not a disease or well-defined abnormailty. Women with amenorrhea because of ovulatory problems can get good help in lots of ways, these creams are not one of them. ...Read more