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What is the difference between Osphena and hormone replacement therapy?

Jennifer Ashton, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Osphena and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are not the same; HRT replaces estrogen systemically, while Osphena works like estrogen only in certain parts of the body. Watch as OB/GYN Jennifer Ashton, MD, explains the differences in these therapies.


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