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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have pof, stopped my hrt to try acupuncture. now getting dull ache in lower back & near ovaries, discharge & shooting pains in breast. why?

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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
Hormonal changes: All of those symptoms may develop with hormonal changes. Acupuncture can be useful for helping with certain symptoms- but now you are not only treating your original problems, but the ones that have developed from the hormonal changes associated with the discontinuation of hrt. It will probably take a few months for your system to settle. If things are getting worse, talk to your pmd immediately.
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Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azimanswered
Fertility Medicine 32 years experience
Possible ovulation: Women diagnosed with premature ovarian dysfunction especially young women like you, do ovulate on occasions and there is a possibility of pregnancy 1-5%. You should be alert to these changes if you want to get pregnant. Also check your fallopian tubes and partner sperm. Estrogen therapy does not prevent ovulation.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2015


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