Is Progesterone still recommended after a supra-cervical hysterectomy?

Patient

Q: I am a 60 year old woman who underwent a supra-cervical hysterectomy two years ago. I take Tri-Est .1 mg daily. My medical providers diametrically disagree on whether I should continue taking Progesterone Cream. One says "absolutely" while the other says "no way". What is your opinion?

Doctor

A:   Progesterone helps to maintain the lining of th uterus. Since your uterus has been removed along with a part of your cervix there is no need to use progesterone cream.

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