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Can you tell me about quitting using their vivelle (estradiol) dot patches cold turkey?

Can you tell me about quitting using their vivelle (estradiol) dot patches cold turkey?

Possible: You may quit using vivelle (estradiol) dot patches cold turkey; however, a better approach would be to discuss with the doctor, who prescribed you the patch, why you are not comfortable with it any more and what alternatives possibly exist. ...Read more

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Gynodiol (Definition)

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Partial hyst, 50 and smoker trying to quit. What the my risks taking vaginal estrogen like vagifem or estrace (estradiol)?

Partial hyst, 50 and smoker trying to quit. What the my risks taking vaginal estrogen like vagifem or estrace (estradiol)?

Little Risk: Vagifem are estrace (estradiol) vaginal cream act locally. Without a Family History of breast cancer, the risk is very little. You should try to quit smoking to decrease your risk of lung cancer, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. I'm not sure what you mean when you say you had a partial hysterectomy. If you mean you still have a cervix, then you may get some spotting if your cervix has endometrial cells. ...Read more

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I have adult acne. I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I want to quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I came across 'estroblock' and i want to know everything about it. ?

I have adult acne. I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I want to quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I came across 'estroblock' and i want to know everything about it. ?

I think it's selling: They use abbreviations and reference articles we all know about but there is no mention of ingredient list and certainly no magic pill for hormones for both men and women. Sounds like a major sales come on! certainly not birth control a 28 year old would need. ...Read more

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I quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) my first cycle came after quitting but the 2nd has delayed abnormally. Is this normal and can I still conceive without the periods?

I quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) my first cycle came after quitting but the 2nd has delayed abnormally. Is this normal and can I still conceive without the periods?

Maybe.: First, a lag of up to 4 months can occur just quitting the pill, before regular ovulation begins again. After that, though, they should be regular. But, it really depends on why your cycles are irregular. If you menstruate about every month but a little off, then you are probably producing eggs. If it is several months, then, no, you may need medication to help you get pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm ttc2nd child for 2months.now i did a test:FSH2.68mU/ml,Estradiol 240pg/ml,sex hormon binding glubulin150nmol/l on the 5th day of cycle.What means?

I'm ttc2nd child for 2months.now i did a test:FSH2.68mU/ml,Estradiol 240pg/ml,sex hormon binding glubulin150nmol/l on the 5th day of cycle.What means?

These are: sophisticated tests that need interpretation. Some experts believe an estimate of ovarian reserve (how many eggs you have/their quality) is indicated by the level of FSH or estradiol on day 3 of the menstrual cycle. Your FSH is normal; the estradiol is a little high.SHBG suggests how much estradiol might be available/"unbound". Your results are a little conflicting and need personal interpretation ...Read more

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What does estradiol do?

Depends on purpose: For menopause, it reduces flashes, helps with sleep disorder, helps with vaginal dryness and mood issues for fertility it helps with the lining of the uterus for contraception in conjunction with progesterone, it suppresses ovulation it does stimulate breast tissue and has the potential to fuel cancers. ...Read more

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How do you treat low estradiol levels?

Low estradiol: Depends on the situation. If low Estradiol is causing a hormonal imbalance then treatment with bio iodentical Estradiol may be warrented. Talk to your doctor about thie. ...Read more

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Estradiol: when does it start to work?

Estradiol: when does it start to work?

depends on purpose: For menopause, it takes weeks to produce results. For menopausal vaginal dryness, it can take 2 months. For contraception, it takes about a week depending when in the cycle it is started. For fertility, it works in a matter of days. ...Read more