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Could lack of oestrogen in menopause be causing floating stools

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
D/w doctor: Vaginal estrogen cream is usually the treatment of choice for women who have only vaginal dryness, if other symptoms occur then systemic hormones with ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroadenoma: Fibroadenomas are a fairly common benign breast tumor in all women. They can increase is size in response to estrogen. This can be seen in pregnancy f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Several causes: If the ovaries fail prematurely it could be one cause. Has your gyn checked your pituitary gland? Your adrenals? Your liver? Have you gotten very thin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Though taking high doses of Progesterone - like Depo Provera - can suppress estrogen levels, the amount of Progesterone in the Mirena (levonorgestrel) ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Premature: menopause can alter your body's metabolism. There is some difference of opinion, but many physicians would have given you a few years of estrogen repl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
As above : Hormonal imbalance can cause mood symptoms.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I am not sure: Trigger finger is more common in women. Although the association of estrogen deprivation with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in postmenopaus ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen builds up: Estrogen builds up the lining of the uterus - and progesterone decreases it. So hence it is a matter of balance.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness/ menopause: These symptoms are not the usually ones associated with low estrogen. Numbness in hands and feet may be a condition called peripheral neuropathy. Ot ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Pecker
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Never seen it: Are you sure? Many growth plates leave a scar that can mimic an open plate, but rarely to the point that it fools a specialist. Can you post the xray?

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