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September 2020

I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

Your Menopause Question: I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challen

My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challen

Your Menopause Question: My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challenged. Please explain.