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Estrogen in contraception pills or menopausal hormone therapy have same effect?
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Mostly yes
Pharmacologically yes, although the amount of estrogen in hrt is usually lower than in ocp; therefore symptomatically it might be different.
Some hrt also contains different estrogen types, for example conjugated equine estrogens, but the basic effect is still similar.

In brief: Mostly yes
Pharmacologically yes, although the amount of estrogen in hrt is usually lower than in ocp; therefore symptomatically it might be different.
Some hrt also contains different estrogen types, for example conjugated equine estrogens, but the basic effect is still similar.
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