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What are estrogen and progesterone?

What are estrogen and progesterone?

Hormones.: Estrogen and Progesterone are hormones produced by the ovary in response to the brain (pituitary gland). Estrogen is produced early in a womans cycle and Progesterone in the second half of the menstrual cycle. The are responsible for preparing the uterus for pregnancy and for pregnancy maintenance. They are also responsible for making women, women. ...Read more

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Would Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) or Accutane be better to treat hormone related morderate-severe acne? Its mainly all pimples and black marks.

Would Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) or Accutane be better to treat hormone related morderate-severe acne? Its mainly all pimples and black marks.

See your MD: Consider Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) trial for two months if your doctor approves. If you go on accutane, you must use some dependable method of birth control (pregnancy prevention) as Accutane may cause birth defects if you get pregnant...Please see your doctor for the best advice... ...Read more

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What are progesterones (levonorgestrel) and oestrogens (eithinylestradiol) that are beneficial for treating acne?

What are progesterones (levonorgestrel) and oestrogens (eithinylestradiol) that are beneficial for treating acne?

Acne: No progestins are good for treating acne. Most Estrogens have some benefit in acne treatment for females. ...Read more

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Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Much, much more: The nuva-ring is used for contraception and has estrogen levels that mimic the normal levels found in reproductive age women. Prempase is used for postmenopausal hormone replacement and contains a much, much lower dose of estrogen. ...Read more

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Can progesterone pills be taken instead of an estrogen-drospirenone bcp like yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to treat estrogen dominance and acne in a skinny girl with pcos?

Can progesterone pills be taken instead of an estrogen-drospirenone bcp like yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to treat estrogen dominance and acne in a skinny girl with pcos?

Estrogen is better: Because pcos (which can cause acne) is a relative imbalance if estrogen & testosterone, the estrogen in ocp's can be more helpful while still protecting against pregnancy. Pcos can have serious long-term health consequences so it should be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) have more of estrogen or more of progesterone in it?

Does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) have more of estrogen or more of progesterone in it?

Appropriate amounts : Birth control pills all contain standard doses of estrogen and progesterone. The combination is what inhibits ovulation and provides cycle control. It does not really make sense to compare the levels between these two due to a pharmacology concept called bioavailability. ...Read more

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How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

Aldactone (spironolactone): Aldactone (spironolactone) has antiandrogenic effect so helps with facial hair and acne. It also has Progesterone like effects so can cause more menstrual irregularities peri menopause with breast tenderness! It also has a very low estrogen like effect which is generally not clinically significant! ...Read more

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Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 21 tablets cause freckles or blackening of skin?

Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 21 tablets cause freckles or blackening of skin?

Hard to say: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is not specifically known to cause freckles or blackening of skin, but there is no way to tell, if in an individual woman it may do so. Neither is there a way to tell whether once the skin alterations have happened they will disappear after stopping Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). ...Read more

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If the hormones like prolactin, tsh, estrogen, progesterone etc are high is the body taking stress and anxiety?

If the hormones like prolactin, tsh, estrogen, progesterone etc are high is the body taking stress and anxiety?

Stress unlikely: Stress would be a very unlikely cause for elevation of all these hormones. You need a thorough work-up with a qualified endocrinologist to see of these hormones are actually elevated, and if they are, to discover and treat the cause. ...Read more

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How do estrogen and progesterone hormones change with age?

How do estrogen and progesterone hormones change with age?

Levels Decrease: As the body ages, the levels of these hormones diminish. Replenishment of hormones to optimal, physiological levels has been shown to alleviate age-related changes in your body. For a long description of the role and importance of these two hormones, visit: http://doctorscotts.Com/bioidentical-hormones.Php hope this answers your question! ...Read more

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Do Cherry angiomas cause cancer cells to form through angiogensis. I read angiogensis causes them and cancer feeds off of angiogensis. Scared of cance?

Do Cherry angiomas cause cancer cells to form through angiogensis. I read angiogensis causes them and cancer feeds off of angiogensis. Scared of cance?

Unlikely: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. A cherry angioma is, by definition, a benign lesion. The chances of it contributing to cancer are essentially zero. However, if you are concerned, seek medical attention. I suggest consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are you sure cherry angiomas are not caused by estrogen attacking blood vessels. I have some on breast worried get cancer?

Angiomas: "Cherry angiomata" are not pre-cancerous. They are not due to estrogen "attacking" blood vessels, but represent simple excess growth of tiny blood vessels under the skin, which become visible. They are of no medical concern, just cosmetic. ...Read more

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Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?

Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?

PCOS: PCOS can increase androgens in patients regardless of their weight. The effects on Estrogen are less clear as these levels fluctuate and typically would not be tested in PCOS. The LH and FSH levels are checked but not Estrogen. The effects of Phytoestrogens such as soy on the risk of breast cancer are debatable. There is not specific recommendation for PCOS patients to avoid them ...Read more

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I've fibroids, is eating edamame (soy beans) good or they will cause fibroids to grow large since theory are photo estrogen which mimic estrogen?Help

I've fibroids, is eating edamame (soy beans) good or they will cause fibroids to grow large  since theory are photo estrogen which mimic estrogen?Help

Unless you eat: Ton of edamame -it will not make the fibroids grow if you have symptomatic fibroids you need to discuss with your OB the various options to treat them. ...Read more

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Why does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) aggravate acne in some people?

Why does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) aggravate acne in some people?

Typically does not : Obviosuly different people react to things in different ways. Most people will notice an improvement in acne on this particular birth control pill. It decreases the amount of circulating testosterone and binds up the testosterone receptor on your cells. The lower testosterone typically improves acne. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more