What Is an Estrogen Ring and How Can It Help with Vaginal Pain or Dryness?

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There are two types of estrogen rings actually that are on the market, one actually will deliver systemic levels of hormone replacement therapy. There's a much lower dose of estrogen, and a second estrogen ring which is on the market which just delivers a very low dose of a topical estrogen to the vagina.

Nothing in medicine I think is risk free, I always tell people that, but the low-dose vaginal estrogen rings are actually quite safe, they do not get high systemic levels, and they've been fairly thoroughly studied, and are considered relatively as safe as they can be.