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Do progesterone creams work to help low libido?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

The over the counter Progesterone creams from reliable companies do contain Progesterone if it is listed as an ingredient and it usually does not help libido.
Be sure that it does not have parabens as a preservative because they have be suspected of causing breast cancer.

In brief: Usually not

The over the counter Progesterone creams from reliable companies do contain Progesterone if it is listed as an ingredient and it usually does not help libido.
Be sure that it does not have parabens as a preservative because they have be suspected of causing breast cancer.
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Libido

In general 'no, ' and pharmacologically there's no reason to believe they should.
Otc 'natural progesterone' cream from a health nutrition store doesn't actually contain progesterone. They're plant compounds that claim 'progestational activity.' the mexican yam products have estrogenic activity instead! creams from micronized Progesterone also rarely affect woemn's libido.

In brief: Libido

In general 'no, ' and pharmacologically there's no reason to believe they should.
Otc 'natural progesterone' cream from a health nutrition store doesn't actually contain progesterone. They're plant compounds that claim 'progestational activity.' the mexican yam products have estrogenic activity instead! creams from micronized Progesterone also rarely affect woemn's libido.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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