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I 've been on estrace (estradiol) since sept. For vaginal athrophy and found a breast lump in dec, benign per mri/biopsy. Should I stop estrace (estradiol)?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily.

If i may rephrase your question, does your breast biopsy result warrant stopping estrace (estradiol)? Answering this requires knowing your specific biopsy results, and is best answered by the doctor that ordered your biopsy and the doctor that prescribed your estrace (estradiol).

In brief: Not necessarily.

If i may rephrase your question, does your breast biopsy result warrant stopping estrace (estradiol)? Answering this requires knowing your specific biopsy results, and is best answered by the doctor that ordered your biopsy and the doctor that prescribed your estrace (estradiol).
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: In my opinion

a few years of use is probably safe, but you should make the decision with your trusted gyn

In brief: In my opinion

a few years of use is probably safe, but you should make the decision with your trusted gyn
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Any hormonal manipulation will increase risk.
Howevr depending on you past hx and family hx local estroge at bed time will be helpful- some prep with out alcohol content.

In brief: Yes

Any hormonal manipulation will increase risk.
Howevr depending on you past hx and family hx local estroge at bed time will be helpful- some prep with out alcohol content.
Dr. Ajay Acharya
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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