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What should I know before using the vaginal estrogen ring for menopause?

Before using the vaginal estrogen ring for menopause, you should know the following:

  • The vaginal estrogen ring is used to treat vaginal dryness and painful intercourse associated with menopause.
  • The low-dose variety does not raise the levels of estrogen in the blood, so it has very little risk of side effects.
  • The high-dose variety can be used to treat other symptoms, such as hot flashes.
  • The ring is placed in the vagina (by yourself or your physician) and left there for 90 days.
  • The ring does not usually interfere with intercourse.

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