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Edridial Cream & Muscle/Bone Pain

I am 39 with PCOS. I do not currently take anything for it except herbs to reduce testosterone. I might also be a tad underweight.

I have been told by my doctor that it is like it I have low estrogen due to the symptoms I was recently experiencing. I bought an over-the-counter cream of Estriol USP, which has less than .75% of Estriol per pea-sized amount. As soon as I used it on my abdomen, I began having the normal symptoms I would expect with my period, which brought me great relief. My flow was then normal. It had not been for two months. The next two days I used the cream on my arm, and then my inner thigh. When I used it on my arm, for a couple of hours I had muscle pain which then moved to my arm bone below the affected muscle. I also have problems on one side of my jaw, TMJ I suppose. I had wiped some of the cream on my neck because of thinning skin in that area. I then noticed an ache on that part of my jaw, that went away rather quickly.

I am wondering if the aches I have felt are a bad sign, or if they are a sign that I was lacking and maybe my body was making repairs with it.
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That's interesting. I wouldn't think that estrogen (estriol or estradiol) cream would cause most of those symptoms. However, it could affect your menstrual cycle.
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It did finally stop doing it. No pain since I posted here. I’ve used it every day. I went back on my bio-identical progesterone to balance out things, and so that it doesn’t grow my fibroids. Maybe that’s why.
It's good it stopped. It's good you went back on the progesterone. Although OTC estrogen would seem to be too weak to affect fibroids or cause a too thick lining, best to play it safe and make sure you are getting the progesterone to counteract that.
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