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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dahmes
45 years experience in Psychiatry
A Team Decision: Any one considering a gender re-assignment should be comprehensively evaluated by a team consisting of a psychiatrist, psychologist and endocrinologis ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Khazaei
23 years experience in Gynecology
What hormone?: Hrt usually is for the people after the menopause. You are not in that age yet, what kind of hormone you are taking?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: Having been in this situation, i can tell you that balancing out hormones in men is just as important as doing so for women. Men lose their sex drive ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Bitner
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, an option: There are many things you can do to avoid osteoporosis. Things you can't change: your family history, race, aging. Things you can change: get adequat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Unfortunately some patients do gain weight (often in their abdomen, breasts, and back of their upper arms) with estrogens, whether or not the preparat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Complex issues: Female hormones increase thromboembolism, deep venous thrombosis--progesteron is blamed, more than estrogen--because at menopause, there is changes in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Advice: You need to see a gynecologist as soon as possible. If you don't get useful answers ask your friends to let you know of better gynecologists.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Different thinking: Since release of women's health initiative over a decade ago, our concept on hormone replacement, specifically estrogen & progesterone, have changed 1 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Controversial: The are no good studies that show the benefit of bio-identical hormones. Hence it is not offered by all physicians.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
34 years experience in General Surgery
Usually no: During the time a woman is perimenopausal hormonal manipulation can cause some spotting or bleeding depending on how the hormones are dosed. Once a wo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Absolutely one could use bioequivalent ie natural hormone replacement for menopause. I especially recommend it to patients whos are very sensitive to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Garramone
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Exogenous testosterone can be broken down in the body to a more potent form of the hormone called dihydrotestosterone or dht. Dht can cause hair folli ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
T3 (liothyronine): Yes, T3 (liothyronine) can be an aromatase inhibitor in men. There are others as well such as zinc, chromysin, Arimidex.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Almost never.: I do not dso this and I have never seen it done, although some "shaman" may do this! not necessary, really.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes!: Over a decade ago, women's health initiative turned hormone replacement on its ear. Initially, we told everyone to throw the baby out w/bath water. No ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Bitner
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be, depends: Hormones are powerful things! they should be prescribed by licensed practioners acting within their scope of practice! they can be helpful for hot fla ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
NO: Not at all.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Several.: If you have metabolic syndrome (bad cholesterol/hdl, high bp, weight on the middle, not for you. If you are more pear shaped, no effects ecept impro ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: Not consistently anyway. Women going through menopause often gain some weight, so it commonly gets blamed on hrt.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Resubmit your questi: Alt of ? Age-77 years. Are you asking if hormone replacement can cause monthly endometlrial breakdown(monthly bleeding) the answer is yes if you prefe ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience in Endocrinology
Unclear: This test is of questionable value in isolation. Pcos is primarily a diagnosis that is made clinically considering many factors. For example how frequ ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends on age: Early estrogen replacement rx (hrt) is of major value in women with either surgical menopause or early menopause in diminishing the likelihood of hear ... Read More
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