Thank you. So is it definitely the case that tamoxifen would offer 100 per cent protection from any oestrogen that escaped into the bloodstream, even though minimal?
Thank you Dr K. I have just one more question: is it possible for you to give me an idea of how much protection Tamoxifen would give me, i.e. 40%, 60%? Since my diagnosis I have been extremely careful with my diet, exercised regularly, avoided carcinogenic chemicals and want to make sure I am making the right decision.
Thank you. Before I sign off, I am still unclear. In your first reply you mentioned that tamoxifen would counter any oestrogen that was absorbed into the bloodstream from tamoxifen, but later that it would not give me 100 per cent protection. Can you clarify this for me?
Hi Dr K
I will aim to make this my last question, and I appreciate your patience.
I made an error in my last post which should have read "you mentioned that tamoxifen would counter any oestrogen absorbed into the bloodstream from VAGIFEM (not tamoxifen).
Do you still feel that it would be safe for me to use Vagifem and that tamoxifen would counter any oestrogen absorbed?
i apologise for asking so many questions but I have built up my life since my diagnosis and this is very important to me.
NB The italics key has got stuck on my keyboard.
I have given an OK rating because you have stated that vagifem does not get absorbed, whereas medical information sites online state that very small amounts of estradiol do get absorbed.
This leaves me still in doubt. I appreciate the rest of your help.