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Finally the correct HRT

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dianeT68

Hi Ladies,

 

so im approximately 15 months into my journey. My doctor started me off on Femiston which really didnt suit me at all. She then put me on Elleste, which again we’re giving me lots of side effects......bloating, period type symptoms and the most awful mood swings and just for good measure sore swollen breasts and hot flashes!!

 

my sister said that I ought to ask my doctor  for HRT gel which I did and I have now been on since Christmas. It’s fab and I feel so settled on it, I still have the odd bad day but in general it’s much better and the period symptoms are still there but much less.

my breasts are no longer swollen, nipples are tender and very sensitive to the touch. I’m now filling out a DD cup, and that seems to be where I’ll finish at. I’m buying lace bras now, instead of padded t shirt bras, though my sister brought me a push up bra and I have to say I love it.

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SaraAW

Congrats! I just started about a week ago and so far so good. No changes yet, but I’ll take that as a good sign, as the effects I’m looking for take time and anything this early would likely be unwanted side effects. 

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ShawnaLeigh

HOLY CRAP you have DD cups already!  That must be amazing! (Jealous!)

I'm lucky to fill a full A, maybe a small B but I love the changes I am seeing.  Though the dang things are growing at separate speeds apparently as one is definitely bigger then the other.  I'm told this is normal even for Cis women.

Its still a pain.  LOL

 

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Jani

As been noted many times we all respond differently to the various delivery methods for Estrogen.  I'm glad you've found something that works for you.

 

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dianeT68

17 months on HRT and very pleased with my breast growth and the benefits of a push up bra x C22E80F6-A22A-45DB-86FF-B14010D34C5F.thumb.png.b7e2edd3be389cc35647451411ec315b.pngC22E80F6-A22A-45DB-86FF-B14010D34C5F.thumb.png.b7e2edd3be389cc35647451411ec315b.pngC22E80F6-A22A-45DB-86FF-B14010D34C5F.thumb.png.b7e2edd3be389cc35647451411ec315b.png

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Maid In Bedlam

That's expediential growth. DD is extremely good. You are very blessed.

 

 Which age bracket are you? If you don't mind me asking.

 

Just so other here can relate to what's achievable at what age

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dianeT68

Hi, 

firstly even as a male I had considerable breasts, before I started HRT I almost filled a B cup. Both my mum and sister are a GG and H, so my own breast development is really no surprise to me. Though I hasten to add they really do take some getting used to and I hope they don’t get much bigger as the back pain is horrendous! The best feeling for me is getting home from work and removing my bra, makes me feel so restricted sometimes. 

I’m 52 yrs old x 

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Maid In Bedlam

Getting your bra off as soon as your home! I can relate to that.

 

I'm really surprised you were on Femiston and Elleste tablets considering your age. No disrespect meant. I assume they were tablets? I don't know of a patch of that name.

 

I am much the same age group and My specialist said its common practice for anyone of our age group to be prescribed patches as they were by far the safest option due to liver function etc. In fact, he would consider it malpractice to put me on a tablet that could potentially kill me when there are alternatives.  Anyone over Forty is generally given patches when going through the NHS. Of course, this is NHS Scotland which differs from what NHS England would do sometimes.

 

There is a rule of thumb that you recieve one size less than your biological mother. I would assume by what you said in the above post would correspond to that theory.

 

In fact, the patches have worked great for me. Better than I expected in the bust area. In fact, all expected body changes have been very significant.  I managed to archieve a C cup and that is more than enough for my frame.

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dianeT68

Hi what’s your email address and I’ll send some other pics- not naughty ones, just ones I took as My boobs progressed in size x

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Maid In Bedlam
45 minutes ago, dianeT68 said:

Hi what’s your email address and I’ll send some other pics- not naughty ones, just ones I took as My boobs progressed in size x

 

 

Thanks for the offer. But im all good :thumbsup:

 

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