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is tamoxifen a male hormone

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramesh kr Tentu
16 years experience General Practice
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight loss: Weight loss is a result of burning more calories than one takes in. This can obviously be affected by factors such as hormones and genetics. Try incre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No: tamoxifen blocks your estrogen receptors in any breast tissue that might remain after the surgery. Go for it
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: The purpose of taking tamoxifen post resection of invasive breast cancer is to minimize the effect of the bodys estrogen on possible growth factor re ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Controversial: This is a great question, probably best answered with your cancer doctor. The issue is that we don't use tamoxifen for treatment of er- breast cancer ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Tamoxifen: We don't give tamoxifen in combination with hormone replacement in the us. Occassionally use vaginal very low dose estrogen cream for vag dryness and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Shouldn't be: Check with your physician for specifics.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Studies show that adding tamoxifen to an aromatase inhibitor (what i assume you mean by "hormonal therapy") was not better than either drug alone.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Need to know: Er/pr receptor status on resected tumor, as if these are negative, no role for hormone therapy. Post orpre-menopausal er+ patients are treated with t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Depends: The advantages depend on your symptoms and what you expect. This requires a detailed discussion with your physician as well as a thorough history and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caroline Messer
15 years experience Diabetology
Yes: The first thing to determine is what is causing the elevation in male hormone levels. Occasionally it can be congenital or caused by a mass in the adr ... Read More

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