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I Had Uterine Ablation. Is It Ok To Take Progesterone Now?

I had a uterine ablation...
I had a uterine ablation done 5 years ago and am starting progesterone tonight. Is this ok? My obgyn started me on Estrogen. I'm through menopause. He said progesterone would keep my uterus healthy. I am taking addy I as well as meds for depression and anxiety. I have had my thyroid removed.
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Using progesterone is fine after an ablation, and it doesn't cause bleeding. Yes, progesterone is needed if you are taking estrogen to balance the estrogen and keep your uterus healthy.
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