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Does estrogen vaginal cream have fewer side effects than estrogen pills?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Usually

Because the cream is applied where the effect is needed, there is less chance of estrogen entering the blood stream and traveling to other organ systems to cause unwanted effects.
But any medication can have side effects regardless of whether it is taken internally or externally, orally or parentally so please discuss your concerns with your doctor.

In brief: Usually

Because the cream is applied where the effect is needed, there is less chance of estrogen entering the blood stream and traveling to other organ systems to cause unwanted effects.
But any medication can have side effects regardless of whether it is taken internally or externally, orally or parentally so please discuss your concerns with your doctor.
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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