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I'm prescribed to take flutamide for 6 months for excessive hair when I stop using it can it cause a hormonal imbalance and missed periods?

I'm prescribed to take flutamide for 6 months for excessive hair when I stop using it can it cause a hormonal imbalance and missed periods?

Consult your OB: Flutamide seems an extremely aggressive way to treat hirsutism, and I do believe the hormonal imbalance it would cause by blocking dihydrotestosterone could affect your menstrual cycles. To be sure, consult your OB, maybe seek a safer way to reduce excess hair production ?? ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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What occurs if somebody without a thyroid problem took thyroid medication?

What occurs if somebody without a thyroid problem took thyroid medication?

What thyroid med?: Depends on the thyroid med. If your thyroid is normal, and you took a moderate dose of levothyroxine, your thyroid would shut down and you would not get hyper since the hormone replacement takes over. A normal thyroid would then recover if you stopped the drug. If you took methimazole, it would probably make you hypothyroid. However, a normal thyroid would prob recover after drug withdrawal. ...Read more

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Having a liver problem I can't take hormonal medication.What abt menopause?

Having a liver problem I can't take hormonal medication.What abt menopause?

HRT: Hormone replacement therapy may not be a good choice if one has a liver problem. Hormones are generally metabolized in the liver and may result in other problems if your liver is not working properly.There are other medications that can be used for signs and symptoms of menopause. There are also some herbal supplements that may alleviate some of the menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm trying to figure out which one I have is it menorrahagia or pcos my symptoms are long heavy periods farcical hair my period. Will skip a month?

I'm trying to figure out which one I have is it menorrahagia or pcos my symptoms are long heavy periods farcical hair my period. Will skip a month?

Could be both: PCOS is a hormonal disorder and affects 15% of women. Irregular bleeding , ultrasound criteria and elevated male hormones are common. Many bleeding patterns can occur in PCOS. Menorrhagia refers to heavy periods, but could be from any cause. So likely PCOS is the underlying issue ...Read more

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I'm prescribed to rake Azithromycin for treating acne, can it cause irregular periods or hormonal imbalance? Need guidance before starting to use it

I'm prescribed to rake Azithromycin for treating acne, can it cause irregular periods or hormonal imbalance? Need guidance before starting to use it

No.: Azithromycin should not cause either of these problems. However, some antibiotics can lessen the effectiveness of oral contraception, so if you are on a birth control pill and are sexually active, make sure you're also using a condom.(which you should be doing anyway). ...Read more

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Can sex regulate and/or cause your period to stop for a few months?

Can sex regulate and/or cause your period to stop for a few months?

Yes: If you get pregnant it will stop your periods. It may stop them if you are under great stress because of the sex, otherwise sex has no effect on your periods. ...Read more

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Could my period being four days late make me extra hormonal and anxious? Is there a way to tell without seeing a doctor if I have a hormonal imbalanc

Could my period being four days late make me extra hormonal and anxious?  Is there a way to tell without seeing a doctor if I have a hormonal imbalanc

Maybe.: If you are concerned that your period is late because you are pregnant and don't want to be...That alone could cause you to be anxious. Sometimes low Progesterone levels are the cause of severe pms and irritability/anxiety. The only way to know if you are hormonally imbalanced is to have a saliva test, blood test, or urine test for your hormone levels and generally this is done through a doctor. ...Read more

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For what length of time can I stop taking high blood pressure medicines before it can start a problem?

For what length of time can I stop taking high blood pressure medicines before it can start a problem?

Hypertension: Hypertension treatment is generally lifelong, if you stop sometimes BP will jump up very high within hours. Rarely someone is able to get off therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a serious problem if I need thyroid hormones?

Is there a serious problem if I need thyroid hormones?

Thyroid: Probably not; however, you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Would a girl suffering from pcos, be alright with taking estrogen pills to fix imbalance hormones?

Would a girl suffering from pcos, be alright with taking estrogen pills to fix imbalance hormones?

Yes: Birth control pills with estrogen and Progesterone are often recommended for women not trying to become pregnant to help regulate the hormone levels and cycle. However, the risk and benefits have to be weighed to see if this is the best option for you. So best to d/w your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tramadol cause erectile problems a night after heavy use? 2nd will it be permanent?

Can tramadol cause erectile problems a night after heavy use?  2nd will it be permanent?

Caution: Tramadol is an opiod pain medication and caution should taken with its use. Most opiods if taken chronically can result in endocrine system problems. Long term or heavy use of opiods can result in low testosterone levels. Its permanency remains questionable. Short term use of tramadol can cause transient erectile dysfunction, as well as seizures. ...Read more

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Tsh 11 in 15week pregnancy. How to cure? Is it life long problem or can b solved shortly.

Tsh 11 in 15week pregnancy. How to cure? Is it life long problem or can b solved shortly.

No way to cure: But it certainly needs to be treated quickly w/brand name T4 replacement. Get the TSH into an appropriate level for pregnancy and monitor it carefully as needs for replacement can change drastically during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can smoking marijuana once a day cause your menstrual cycle to be irregular? If so can this be reversed by stopping? I am at a 45 day cycle

Can smoking marijuana once a day cause your menstrual cycle to be irregular? If so can this be reversed by stopping? I am at a 45 day cycle

Not trying to b smug: If your menstrual period is normal except for the fact it is every 6 weeks instead of 4 and you want to smoke mary jane daily then i would not b particularly concerned. That being said I am a psychiatrist and would have this evaluated by your ob/gyn dr as this may have nothing to do with mj. A person can have an underlying somatic disease that is undiagnosed. ...Read more

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Can heavy drinking cause you to have a delayed period?

Delayed Period: If you are a heavy drinker with liver damage, then yes since your metabolism of hormones is affected and this can make you have irregular periods. A drinking binge will not have the same effects. ...Read more

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Can not having a period cause a hormonal imbalance?

Can not having a period cause a hormonal imbalance?

At least in a way: Yes, but it's like the horse and the cart: more likely an endocrine problem that makes you miss a period. ...Read more

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Can stress delay my period? If so, how long could it be delayed & what level of stress can cause this? (if not pregnant)

Can stress delay my period? If so, how long could it be delayed & what level of stress can cause this? (if not pregnant)

Stress: Can certainly cause a delay or even a lack of a period. The stress is usually relatively high and prolonged to cause issues with menstruation, and as long as you remain stressed, the period irregularities can persist. Of course be sure you are not pregnant, and use bc and protection if you do not want to be pregnant. Get help for stress too. Best wishes. ...Read more