I'm 47 and due to very low estrogen my doc put me on Estrogel and Utrogest(Progesterone). I have started with 1-2 pumps Estrogel and 100 mg Progesterone capsule vaginal( the second half of the cycle). 6 weeks ago I have increased Estrogel on 2-3 pumps, because my estrogen levels were still low- 27 pg/ml. After one week I'v got my period back ( after 5 months break), which I saw as a good sign. But after 2 weeks I'v got a period again, little bit heavier as usual. Now I'm cycle day 16 and I again started to bleed, having severe PMS symptoms. I'm quite worried about, because I don't know why this bleedings. I have started with progesterone on the day 12 and nevertheless a period again! Could it be that I need more/less estrogen or progesterone, or it's not unusual to get such cycles even on HRT? My uterus lining was 2 months ago 0.6 cm. I will see my doc in 2 weeks and till then I'm very insecure. Should I continue with E and P or make a break while bleeding? Thank you so much!View Thread
Dear Jane, thank you very much for your kind explanation! I'v got an appointment on thursday, so I can talk to my gyn and he will probably make an ultrasound. My FSH is still low, 7, my estrogen is most probably so low because of the elevated prolactin levels due to my microprolactinoma. I forgot to mention this when I wrote to you, I was totally in panic.. This pituitary issue is probably making my perimenopause even more chaotic and difficult. Thanks!View Thread
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