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    An_267726 posted:
    Help i have differing doctor opinions. I am on 2 mg estradiol per day in perimenopause and one doctor thinks my periods will still stop. Another tells me they will not stop on estrogen. Who is right? I have been perimenopausal at least 5 years
     
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    Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
    Dear An_2677726.
    The estradiol you are taking is not keeping you with periods; that's coming from you own ovaries' functioning. And as long as you are still having periods, you are still perimenopausal.
    Once your periods stop, presuming you stay on the estrogen, you will need to add some progesterone to keep the lining of the uterus in check,
    Good luck,
    Mary Jane


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