Estradiol Vaginal Cream

Posted by bbeebe1943 @bbeebe1943, Nov 30, 2021

Has anyone experienced bad side effects from using Estradiol cream? My urologist wants me to take it for very frequent nighttime urination. Anyone have hair loss that you believe is from using iti? Thank you.

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@imallears

@ess77

If you mean Mona Lisa Laser treatment…it is laser treatment of the vagina without hormones that is suppose to regenerate tissue to the way it was….not sure how many treatments or how long it needs to be done or if it is a permanent process. That's all I know. Would be interested to hear @mpeters experience with this and how long she has been doing it.

FL Mary

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I have the treatment every year in May and will continue indefinitely as it has conquered my problem with having uti’s. They load you up with pain killing cream beforehand. There is no pain. This is the only solution for me because I’m allergic to estradiol.

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@ess77

@imallears and all…so would I. If it works, I might be interested. Using vaginal cream nightly, had injection that hurt like …a bunch…maybe helped. In the urethra muscles to make larger to help reduce leakage. Doc wants me to have 2nd, but decided nope. Also said I need surgery, but injection 1st step. No surgery. Had vaginal tightening years ago as muscles had no strength. Worked wonders, but quite painful, long recovery and not again.
Husband gone, fiance died few years ago, nope.

You know, one reason we have leakage or frequent nightly urination is we relax when sleeping and muscles relax. Bladder is muscle, so makes sense fluid moves. Also, I find drinking water during day, regularly, stop drinking after 6ish, helps and help go during the day.

Just a thought…blessings, Mary in FL. Elizabeth in Fl.

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@ess77

You are right about the bladder . I only use the cream twice a week.
Going to look into the laser treatment more as I am curious and if insurance covers it.

FL Mary

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@imallears

@ess77

You are right about the bladder . I only use the cream twice a week.
Going to look into the laser treatment more as I am curious and if insurance covers it.

FL Mary

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@imallears and all…I'm with you, Mary. This may be a good solution to several of these issues. Keep us/me informed as to what you find…blessings, elizabeth

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@ess77

@imallears and all…I'm with you, Mary. This may be a good solution to several of these issues. Keep us/me informed as to what you find…blessings, elizabeth

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Yes, thank you. Never heard of that treatment. I will ask my urologist.

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Diabetes is another possible cause for frequent nighttime urination. I have a friend with diabetes who claims she has to urinate so many times at night because of it.

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I have a pretty rare but nasty condition, for which i will get surgery at the Mayo in Jacksonville by the end of the month. My labia minora did fuse, and closed my vulva up and is covering the urethra exit, forcing the urine to run down into the vagina and exciting from it. This causes constant irritation and inflammation, and is very painful. Once the labia is separated again I am supposed to put estrogen cream on it to prevent any future fusion.
This fusion thing can happen to post menopausal women who are not sexually active. The labia does not get enough estradiol containing blood supply in those cases, and tends to fuse . The estrogen cream is supposed to make sure it cannot happen again.

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did not have hair loss but hair on lower parts of body with the cream.

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@lindes

I have a pretty rare but nasty condition, for which i will get surgery at the Mayo in Jacksonville by the end of the month. My labia minora did fuse, and closed my vulva up and is covering the urethra exit, forcing the urine to run down into the vagina and exciting from it. This causes constant irritation and inflammation, and is very painful. Once the labia is separated again I am supposed to put estrogen cream on it to prevent any future fusion.
This fusion thing can happen to post menopausal women who are not sexually active. The labia does not get enough estradiol containing blood supply in those cases, and tends to fuse . The estrogen cream is supposed to make sure it cannot happen again.

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Did the fusion offer from Lichen Sclerosis?

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I use estradiol/Estrone suppositories at night. I am post menopausal so I need it for dryness. I like it.

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@lindes

I have a pretty rare but nasty condition, for which i will get surgery at the Mayo in Jacksonville by the end of the month. My labia minora did fuse, and closed my vulva up and is covering the urethra exit, forcing the urine to run down into the vagina and exciting from it. This causes constant irritation and inflammation, and is very painful. Once the labia is separated again I am supposed to put estrogen cream on it to prevent any future fusion.
This fusion thing can happen to post menopausal women who are not sexually active. The labia does not get enough estradiol containing blood supply in those cases, and tends to fuse . The estrogen cream is supposed to make sure it cannot happen again.

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I meant to ask if the fusion occurred from lichen sclerosis?

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