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Dr. Troy DeLong

Pharmacy
Lenexa, KS
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Lenexa, KS

Address

13330 Santa Fe Trail Drive, Lenexa, KS
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About

Bio

Troy DeLong, PharmD, RPh provides comprehensive pharmacy services and patient consulting. He specializes in hormonal imbalances. Dr. DeLong has over 20 years of pharmacy experience dealing with areas such as pain management, hormonal imbalances, nutrition, and research to name a few.

Specialties
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Pharmacy

Pharmacology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
19 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Yes.: You can take an oral estrogen to increase levels. There are pros and cons to every dosage form. One of my concerns with oral estrogen is a possible ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Probably not: I am assuming this his Estradiol 2mg tablets. Your doctor can monitor your labs and adjust as needed based on symptoms and labs. If "everyting was r... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Possibly: Estrogen can cause cells to grow, but Progesterone is also needed to help those cells mature. In my opinion, this is where traditional medicine has f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Possibly inflamation: Flaxseed oil is a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid. The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil m... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
No.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) would be the best option for treating pain. Nsaids are not generally considered safe during pregnancy.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Possibly: Are you talking about oral birth control pills? This could possibly be a better option if you have continued bleeding with Depo-Provera provera (medr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Yes: Low platelets can be caused by effient. It can be one of the signs of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (ttp).
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Possibly : Fluoxetine has a long half life of about 2 to 4 days as well as an active metabolite with an even longer half life. Because of this, it is possible t... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Possibly slight: The risk of ovarian cancer is quite low. Some studies have shown a possible small increased risk. In most instances the risk is not considered great... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
YES: Increased estrogen in men can be caused by increased adipose (fat tissue) and testosterone replacement therapy, although not exclusively. Both men an... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Depends: What type of cancer? I will assume you are talking about breast cancer. There are many factors that contribute to an appropriate answer such as how ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Yes: There are some women that will notice increase vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes) when combining products that contain phytoestrogens (flaxseed) with es... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Moms know best: This is a good question. Your mother probably has a better history on you than i do. If she is woried about you cooling off too quickly or damaging ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Depends: Some women will do better in the am versus pm, and others will do better pm versus am. My advice is if you are having symptoms such as hot flashes, t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Was this ER Orphenad: If this was immediate release, it is safe. As with most extended release medications, they should not be broken, crushed, or chewed. Doing so can in... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
No: Estroven does not contain human estrogen. It does contain some isoflavones, which is a plant based estrogen. Although plant Estrogens may be helpful... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
No: Soy milk does not contain human estrogen, but it does contain plant estrogens.
A member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Contact your doctor: Prednisone is often used on pediatric patients. The dose is determined by weight/age, etc. You indicated that you gave 1.5. Was your child prescrib... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Generally no.: Flax seed is a good source of dietary fiber and it also contains some omega 3 fatty acids. Flax seed also contains some phytoestrogens, but generally... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
See below: In a very basic explanation estrogen causes cells to grow (example: breast/uterine tissue) and Progesterone helps the cells to mature properly.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
What if?: Question is a little confusing. The bottom line is that hrt (hormone replacement therapy) is not appropriate for everyone. It would not be advisable... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Cruciferous vegetabl: Cruciferous vegetables may help by providing a substance called i3c or indole 3 carbinol. This substance has been shown to improve estrogen metabolis... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. DeLong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DeLong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
Graduated 1991MD
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