If you inject into the butt, divide your butt into four sections. Due to its diuretic effect, patients may experience self-limited polyuria, polydipsia, or orthostasis. Bring back all used syringes to Positive Health Project [or your local health facility] to exchange for new ones. Ethinyl estradiol is a synthetic estrogen used in contraceptive preparations and is associated with an increased thrombotic risk. This can even slowly lead to a distended belly central obesity which cannot be reduced by diet or surgery.
While concerns exist from the Women's Health Initiative WHI regarding risks of cardiovascular disease and breast cancer in the setting of medroxyprogesterone use, these concerns likely do not apply in the context of transgender care for several reasons.
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Buying the prescription without a discount could cost three times as much. An active estrogen-sensitive cancer is a contraindication to estrogen therapy. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Other studies have found similar changes. Spin the needle in very lightly. Injections effectively bypass that risk. Trough levels can be measured immediately before injection.
Safer JD, Tangpricha V. Group experience reports an […] Like Like. Keep in mind I have been on estrogens for over 25 years and already have large breasts. It's unfortunate that peer experiences and research has to still play such a big part in choosing the optimum HRT strategy. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. By Trans Health Editors.