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Hi, I am taking HRT because I am transsexual. The dose

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Hi, I am taking HRT because I am a post op transsexual. The dose seems a little high. And I am worried that too high a dose could be dangerous. I take 1.5mg a day of oestrogel.  2x0.75mg

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  tazechip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--do you have the lab results?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hello. My GP in the UK says I have an estergen reading of 800 Picomol/L but does not know if that is too high or low for a post op transsexual!! Thank you! Rachel

Expert:  tazechip replied 3 years ago.
OK Rachel You're right about the dosage which should be 1.25 rather than 1.5. Your oestrogen level should be closer to 500. It would be a good idea to see an endocrinologist to follow this
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for your answer. I will lower my dosage to 1.25mg. I can't see a endocrinologist on the NHS unfortunately as transsexuals can't get treatment easily hence my question on here.

Thanks again

Expert:  tazechip replied 3 years ago.
My pleasure--any time Rachel