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I am 74 yrs old and I am continuing to take Premarin daily

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I am 74 yrs old and I am continuing to take Premarin daily intravaginally for 2 weeks. I was prescribed .625 mg (1 gm.) by my dr. In Canada and am in Sarasota and have only been taking .5 gym because I do not want to get breast cancer of uterine cancer. When I was 60 yrs old I had a lump removed from my breast and the cells wer nasty the dr. said but the diagnosis was dysplaysia..
Do you think that I should take the prescribed dose? If I increased the dose will it not take so long for the symptoms to subside?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Captain replied 3 months ago.


Welcome to the question/answer interface.

I am a Family Medicine doctor, board certified with active licenses and certification in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Integrative Medicine & Naturopathy, with advanced training in Neurology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, and Psychiatry. I am also well-trained in Functional Medicine. — For your review, here is my direct link with my current ratings:

— I have read your post and observations, and I certainly recognize your concern about breast or uterine cancer. Would you prefer a summary response to your question, or would you prefer more back-and-forth, where there will be a series of more questions and more details clarified? There is no difference in charges for your preference. You can continue to ask questions and receive answers without additional charges.

Either way, the goal is for your satisfaction, and I’ll do my best to take the appropriate time to help you.

— In case you were not aware, there is no charge for the time it takes for us to reach an answer that meets your satisfaction. I generally try not to rush any answers, and I hope you will not feel rushed either.

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