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Using Estrogen Cream While Breastfeeding
I'm currently using vaginal estrogen cream for breastfeeding side effects and my period has just returned Does that mean I don't need the cream anymor?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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
She has a labial adhesion and was given estrogen cream to apply twice a day for a week. It has been 5 days and I see no improvement. Should I continue?
Reconsult your PCP: Return to your PCP for follow up and revaluation ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
How long does it take for vaginal estrogen cream to be absorbed? (eg how long after applying it can I use the bathroom?)
4-6 hours: General recommendations is to apply the cream at bedtime - it will be absorbed by morning. ...Read more