I need an expert's opinion about my issue. I am 46 yrs.old and in a perfect health. 2 years ago after going under abdominoplasty and liposuction I got blood clot in my leg and I had to quit my birth control pills after over 10 years. Ultrasound showed no sign of remaining clot in my leg after 8 months. An experienced cardiovascular doctor did not believe that taking hormones would cause recurring blood clot or stroke regard to my health and family history. I went though other surgery and more liposuction later on and I recovered nicely. At present I feel I am suffering from the low level of estrogen( irregular periods, no periods for a month or two sometimes, vaginal dryness,low libido). My Gyn hesitates to prescribe any type of estrogen for me. My FSH level was 15 last year but my symptoms were not this bad . Is there any other option for me such as using an estrogen patch instead of pills, and taking aspirin on a regular basis to prevent any possible issue. If not, how these symptoms will be manageable now and later in my life. My other concern is osteoporosis due to the lack of estrogen in the future. There is history of this problem in my family. Thanks in advance.View Thread
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