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Dr. I tried the HRT in pellet form. I had spotting

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throughout. My GYN discouraged me...
Dr. I tried the HRT in pellet form. I had spotting throughout. My GYN discouraged me from taking the HRT in pellet form due to the large doses. I stopped taking the pellet and let the time pass. I started bleeding heavier. My GYN did a D&C. My GYN then let me try a low dose estrogen patch. I did well for about two weeks and then bleeding started. She prescribed a medicine that was a form of progesterone. I took that and the bleeding stopped for about two weeks and now it is back and the strongest flow I have ever had. I have been bleeding now for over a week and went to see my GYN who gave me a vaginal ultrasound and took a biopsy. The biopsy came back today and said it appears to reflect a new polyp and my lining is dysynchronous - other fragments exhibit a dyssynchronous pattern as witnessed by a deciduiod stroma? exogenous hormone effect. No evidence of atypical cells. My questions are this: are the results due to my HRT? Am I too sensitive to HRT? Should I even try again to use HRT? is it good for me - long term or short term? They assured me I would not get cancer b/c there is the right mix of hormones. Is a hysterectomy the only solution?
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I have no other medical problems. I am healthy and active. I take blood pressure and cholesterol medication. I am on a low dose of medication for my thryroid. This is fairly new into my regime about a year. No history of breast or uterine or ovarian or cervical cancer in my family. My mother did die of lung cancer. I have never smoked.
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 years ago

The best person to say if the results are due to your HRT is your treating OB/GYN.

I would review all these issues with her.

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