HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Menopause and Hormones Articles

HysterSisters Articles for Hysterectomy


SHARING IS CARING

Where to Apply Compounded Hormone Creams

From the Menopause and Hormones Articles List

Where do I apply my compounded hormone creams?Where do I apply my compounded hormone creams?


Your doctor or compounding pharmacist should provide you with directions on how to use your compounded hormone creams. The following is a list of generally accepted sites for application:
  • Estrogen: wrist, forearm, under bicep, upper shoulder, inner thigh, behind knee, on rear end
  • Progesterone: forearm, neck, breasts, inner thigh, under bicep, on rear end
  • Testosterone: wrist, forearm, under bicep, upper shoulder, inner thigh, behind knee, on rear end, and, if in a non-alcohol base, on the vulva/clitoris

It is important to note that:
  • Estrogen and testosterone should never be applied to breast tissue.
  • Application sites should be rotated for maximum success.
  • Creams should be applied where they will not come in contact with other people or pets.
  • Creams should not have any contact with water for 30 minutes after application.


This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

01-08-2005 - 07:22 AM


SHARING IS CARING


Do you have a question?

If you have a medical support question related to this article, come JOIN US in our HysterSisters Community Forums. You will receive helpful replies to your questions from our members. See you there!


HysterSisters Free Hysterectomy Booklet

What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy with pages of information, helpful tips and hints to prepare and recover from hysterectomy. Free download for members.

Recommended for Hysterectomy Recovery




Mesh Panty

Mesh panties are stretchy and light - perfect for holding peri pads securely during hysterectomy recovery. [...More]


Post-Op Panty

Post-operative compression panty with medical grade silicone to speed hysterectomy recovery + reduce scarring. [...More]


Softest Bra Ever

When you want to wear something, but feel nothing. Two in a value pack for your hysterectomy recovery. [...More]





HysterSisters Articles

Diagnosis
Options to Hysterectomy
Treatment Alternatives
Pre-Op Hysterectomy
Post-Op Hysterectomy
Separate Surgeries
Hormone and Menopause
Intimacy after Hysterectomy
Pelvic Floor
Separate Surgeries
Fitness after Hysterectomy
GYN Cancer
Breast Health
Grief and Loss
Endometriosis
Uterine Fibroids
GYN Genetics
Hysterectomy Stories
Ask A Doctor




Find a Surgeon

HysterSisters Doctor Directory
Natalya Danilyants, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
888.787.4379
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Morris Wortman, M.D.
2020 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester NY 14618
585-473-8770
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
9496423606
Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
802-735-1252
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Todd Adams, M.D.
235 Medical Park Rd Suite 201
Mooresville NC 28117
704-658-9211

Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

August 27,2016

CURRENT NEWS

Ironing Out The Wrinkles Of Menopause - Checking In Newsletter July
HysterSisters Checking-In Newsletter for July is now online with information and help for managing through skin changes ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  



Advertisement


Advertisement