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Estradiol And Breast Growth
Possibly: Estrogen can cause cells to grow, but Progesterone is also needed to help those cells mature. In my opinion, this is where traditional medicine has fallen short. According to some studies, it may be benifical having women take Progesterone (not synthetic progestin) to women who have had hysterectomies. This may provide addtional breast protection. ...Read more
What is the question: Asking if testosterone causes male breast cancer or increases its risk? Asking if testosterone should be taken by a man with breast cancer? Should not take hormone supplements if one has male breast cancer without conferring with your oncologist first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably : Hormonal birth control might affect milk supply, so it's best to use a non-hormone method, like a copper iud. Birth control that doesn't have estrogen, like Nexplanon implants or the mini pill, is probably better than a regular pill like yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If you start on birth control with hormones, keep track of how much milk you are making, and consider another method if it decreases. ...Read more
No magic pill: Unfortunately there is no medication, either prescribed or natural that can increase your breast size safely. At 18 years old your breasts have essentially reached their final volume. They will likely increase with weight gains, pregnancy and breastfeeding, but surgical breast augmentation is the only safe way to enhance your breast volume. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do not take: There is no reason to be taking a birth control pill while you are pregnant. I assume you are referring to an accidental exposure early in pregnancy before you knew you were pregnant. The overwhelming majority of these cases turn out just fine with no long term problems. There are case reports of some complications, but they are rare. Stop your pill please. ...Read more
Age18, testis:15ml, delayed puberty. What testosterone dose can increase my testis size and production naturally.Can rib-cage expand and shoulders widen?
See endocrinologist: Possible causes of delayed puberty at age 18 should be investgated by dr with experience in such a problem. Testosterone is used if the subject produces insufficient or no testosterone themeslves. Taking testosterone will not increase testicular size, on the contrary it will suppress testoeterone production by your own testes. Please try & see an endocrinologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Not more than a girl: Let's start by saying any medication has the potential to affect a developing fetus. However, the hormones in contraceptive pills (estrogens and progesterones) are also present in even higher levels during a normal pregnancy. So, while they may affect the pregnancy, they are not going to turn your little boy into a girl or anything like that because these hormones are present anyway. ...Read more
Male Chest Size: No, stimulation of nipples won't increase chest size in men. It may cause local irritation. ...Read more
Yes: Bc pills make the girl, woman.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
See a doctor: The temporary puberty that you are referring to is called gynecomastia and can be common in men. It is seen at puberty but can also be seen in grown men who are overweight (the man boob) or due to medications. Male breast cancer usually occurs on 1 side and is firm. I recommend getting evaluated by your family doctor who can refer you to a surgeon for complete evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a child with normal levels of hormones use letrozole to delay growth plates closure and sermorelin to increase height?
Not indicated: In case of normal growth parameters in a child ( like normal growth hormone and igf1 levels and normal bone age) there is not much significance of sermorelin or human growth hormone therapy. Letrozole is not indicated and is still in its primary experimental stages for use for this indication. All one needs in this scenario are regular growth velocity checks at your doctor's office. ...Read more