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Effect Of Herbalife To Fibroid
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
What arethe possible side effects of using letrozole to attempt to treat endometriosis in a pre-menopausal woman without added birth control/hormones?
Category C: This medication is category c meaning that benefits need to outweigh risks of use. There aren't any studies specifically on it's use during pregnancy but other medications in this same class of drugs causes early closure of a very important duct in the baby's heart. So it certainly should not be used in the last 2-3 months of pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am taking ovacare tablet,can it be a cause of weight gain?what are the side effects of this medicine?
Bad: Submucous fibroids can make it harder to get pregnant and can cause miscarriage. ...Read more
I refuse to take tamoxifen due to bad side effects.. Is there a natural way of reducing my estrogen levels?
Is there any treatment or research on one to mitigate the side effect of proscar (finasteride) that is said to permanently damage a healthy libido?
Can taking depo-provera injection and microgynon together to treat side effects of a fibroid and dub be harmful?.
Not usually: The only time this is a problem is when you are on these medications for prolonged periods of time . See your Provider for a discussion of the SE. It is better to have the bleeding under control. So the benefits outweigh the risks for you at this time. ...Read more
What are the long-term effects of taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill? Will it affect my ability to conceive or the health of the foetus in the future?
BCP: In general, bcp have minmal long term effects though not everyone tolerates them the same. It shouldn't affect your chances, but since you are 42, your chances (regardless of the pill) are very low. If you are interested in pregnancy, you should discuss the risks and chances with your physician now. ...Read more
What are the risks and side effects of uterine embolisation for fibroids?
Can it shut down ovarian function and trigger menopause?
Rarely: Overall, the risk of complications from uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is quite low. Infection is the most serious risk, sometimes requiring hysterectomy. There is a small risk of premature menopause, seemingly higher in women over 40. It is probably more difficult to get pregnant after UFE. But overall it is an effective, safe procedure for symptomatic fibroids. ...Read more
Stool softeners: Can help.Get a more detailed answer ›
One of the side effects of spironolactone is vaginal post-menopausal bleeding. What causes this? Will stopping medicine reverse abnormal bleeding?
See your gyn: Spironolactone blocks androgens (hormones that cause "male" effects like extra hair growth or acne) from their receptors. The extra androgens are converted to estrogen in your body and the estrogen can cause vaginal bleeding. If there is no other reason found for your bleeding, see if your doctor can substitute other drugs in the same class with less anti-androgen effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't : know of any proven benefits of lemon tea during your periods, but it won't hurt you. If you enjoy it then go ahead and drink it. ...Read more
Controversial: There is much debate about whey protein, derived from dairy, regarding its effects on health. I don't believe one should get protein from dairy and prefer non-animal sources like quinoa, nuts and beans. I also like wild salmon for protein and mostly healthy fats. Books like the china study demonize whey and claim it causes cancer and autoimmune disease. No one knows for sure so use other sources. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nortriptyline s/e: Common side effects are dry mouth, sedation, constipation, and increased appetite. If weight gain occurs, it is gradual and dose-related. You may have no weight gain, but monitor your weight. Tell prescribing doctor if you are gaining weight, you want to stop this med and ask for alternative one not associated with weight gain. Weight gain from nortriptyline is reversible upon stopping med. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sedation most common: Sedation is the major side effect. There is a small risk of cognitive issues. ...Read more
Is Russian bear 10000 supplement for weight gainer cause impotency if i use it and what the side effects of this product.
Dietary supplements: Dietary supplements are notorious for making miraculous claims w/o evidence of either safety or effectiveness b/c responsibility of providing proof is left to manufacturer, not FDA or any other 3rd party for oversight. So there's no way to comment on possible impotency & side effects. Of course, manufacturers will always claim side effect-free b/c it's natural, organic, vegan & gluten-free, right? ...Read more