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Unread 01-08-2008, 10:07 AM
? about Premarin vag cream

Hi Ladies!

I had a question regarding Premarin cream and thought someone here might be able to answer.
I am 12 weeks post op from TVH, and went back to doc last week as I was having some bleeding/discharge issues still. Upon exam they found granulation and treated with silver nitrate. I was also given a script for Premarin vaginal cream, 1gm per night for 2 weeks, to help things heal.
My question is, does this type of estrogen cause a hormone surge or anything? The PA who saw me said it wouldn't be absorbed into my system, but that wonderful patient info leaflet made it seem as though it does. I have been using it for about a week, and now have broken out with acne like I was 16! Also some bloating, tingly breasts. I suppose it could be from my theoretical "that time of the month", but it hasn't been this bad the past couple of months.
Any insight sisters?
Thanks bunches!!
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Unread 01-08-2008, 01:27 PM
? about Premarin vag cream

Hi Java Jane!

There are some women who do experience a systemic effect from vaginal estrogen. I haven't had it happen myself with either Vagifem or compounded estriol cream, the two types of vaginal estrogens I have used. However, those two aren't as strong as the Premarin vaginal cream so that may make a difference.

Hopefully two weeks will be enough to get you healed well and you'll be able to stop using it. Let your doctor know about the discomfort you are experiencing, okay?

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Unread 01-08-2008, 06:33 PM
? about Premarin vag cream

I was also given Premarin to promote healing. I haven't noticed any side effects really. I'm glad to hear someone else was prescribed this for the same reason. I posted a new thread about this a week or so ago and didn't get much response. My doc didn't say anything about granulation.
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