Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a relative contraindication for HT. While bleeding commonly occurs owing to benign conditions, all menopausal women with unexplained uterine bleeding should be evaluated for endometrial hyperplasia/carcinoma prior to starting HT.
HT is contraindicated in women who themselves have a history of stroke or blood clotting disorders; however, it is not contraindicated in women with a family history of stroke.
Other relative contraindications for HT include:
A history of estrogen-dependent cancers
Severe active liver disease
HT may be used to relieve frequent episodes of vasomotor symptoms, such as hot flashes or night sweats.
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Cite this: Richard Scott Lucidi. Fast Five Quiz: Menopause and Hormone Therapy - Medscape - Sep 01, 2022.