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What is the definition or description of: Estrogen allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Estrogen allergy?

Misguided Reaction: Estrogen allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to estrogen that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Allergic to birth control? Realized my foot swelling started when I started BC. Tried several kinds, all makes my foot swell... allergy to estrogen?

Allergic to birth control? Realized my foot swelling started when I started BC. Tried several kinds, all makes my foot swell... allergy to estrogen?

No: You are NOT ALLERGIC to estrogen as this is a basic hormone in every female. You might be allergic to a filler or dye placed in the oral contraceptive. May not be an allergy at all but due to the mineralocorticoid effect of the progesterone component of the oral contraceptive. Sounds like you need the team-work of a gynecologist and allergist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) allergy?

Allergy: There is not a specific allergic reaction to specific drugs. Typical allergic reactions range from hives, swelling of the throat or inability to breath. Some people experience negative side effects from drugs such as nausea, irritability, itching but this is not an allergic reaction and rather just a side effect ...Read more

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Intermittent tachycardia with blood pressure changes every few hours, looking like but is not hypoglycemia, needing diagnosis and treatment.....?

Intermittent tachycardia with blood pressure changes every few hours, looking like but is not hypoglycemia, needing diagnosis and treatment.....?

More information would help clarify how to solve the problem: The combination of recurrent tachycardia, "unstable" blood sugar and blood pressure, "all the symptoms of diabetes" but normal HgbA1c, "reactive hypoglycemia" and symptoms occurring every three hours, and atypical sleep apnea.

The differential diagnosis would include:
*Insulinoma (insulin secreting tumor) producing recurant hypoglycemia with tachycardia)
*Pheochrocytoma (adrenaline secreting tumor often of the adrenal glands)
*polyendocrine syndome encompassing either or both with possible hypophysitis with ovarian hypofunction or autoimmune oopheritis.

You may have been screened for insulinoma but remember that common screening test use monoclonal antibodies which will not pick up proinsulin.

To assist in diagnosis - providing more detail to the phrases in paragraph 1 including labs and then consultation with an endocrinologist would be an appropriate next step. ...Read more

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Does flax increase estrogen?

Not enough: To make any difference. In fact, taking it doesn't really make any difference except to spend money. ...Read more

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What does estrogen do in males?

What does estrogen do in males?

Protects bone.: Although estrogen levels are lower in men than in women estrogen is important in protecting against bone loss in men as in women. ...Read more

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How does estrogen affect males?

How does estrogen affect males?

It doesn't: Estrogen is overwhelmed by the effects of testosterone in males and has no impact whatsoever. ...Read more

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Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Depends: That is a very difficult question to answer because more information would be needed. It depends on why you are taking the estrogen, your age, other medical conditions, family risks, other medications, etc. You should discuss the risks and benefits with your provider before making that decision. Estrogen can be safe for many people, but not all. ...Read more

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What is a low estrogen level at 40?

What is a low estrogen level at 40?

Varies: Estrogen levels fall at menopause. This is a natural transition for all women between ages 40 and 55. The decline in estrogen can happen abruptly in younger women whose ovaries are removed. The "normal" level of Estrogens in premenopausal women depend on what part of the cycle they (typically estradiol) are measured as well as the different labs that are used. ...Read more

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What happens when men take estrogen?

What happens when men take estrogen?

At times: There are certain conditions that make estrogen actually a good thing to use for men. However, estrogen will undo/block testosterone activity in male cells/ tissues. Breast enlarge, testicles shrink, penis thins, and even mood changes. ...Read more

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How to lower estrogen level for men?

How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens. ...Read more

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What will taking estrogen do to a man?

What will taking estrogen do to a man?

Grow breasts: Maybe suppress his libido / fertility. Some men who want breast development take estrogens to get the effect. There's no figuring guys out. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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What are symptoms of low estrogen in women?

Periods: Menopause is a time when the ovaries stopped producing estrogen. The symptoms of hot flashes, pain with intercourse, and droopy breasts. In women of reproductive age, the symptoms may be different. Very light periods, lack of periods, or shrinking breasts can be clues. You can determine low estrogen by a blood test (lh, fsh, estradiol) on day 2 or 3 of the menstrual cycle and a week before. ...Read more

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Does estrogen have any negative side affects?

Yes: Yes, definitely. However, the side effects are relatively uncommon and the benefits can be very great. The greatest risk of post-menopausal hormones and the pill is deep vein clots which can be very serious. Pregnancy (which has many risks) prevention reduces risks. Long-term benefits have been shown as well. Remember, ust because a risk is rare does not mean it cannot happen to anyone. ...Read more

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Can there be an accurate way to test estrogen?

Can there be an accurate way to test estrogen?

Yes: Blood testing is very accurate, but usually not necessary. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Feel hot all the time. Using estrogen. Related?

Feel hot all the time. Using estrogen. Related?

It could be but: May I ask first how old are? Are you still menstruating? Did menstruation stop? For how long? Estrogen has to be given in the right dose and duration for the right person who needs it. Too much estrogen can cause problems including feeling hot. Remember that hot flashes is part of estrogen deficiency.
Hyperactive thyoid can cause you to feel hot. Test for tsh. See you dr. Thank you. ...Read more

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How can I know if my estrogen levels have gone up?

How can I know if my estrogen levels have gone up?

Why?: If you're on contraceptives, they contain estrogen and your levels are certainly higher on the medication. Why do you need to know your estrogen levels? ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take ensam with estrogen?

Ensam: I could not find anything about this ensam in any of the top documents about medicines. Please let me know what exactly you mean by ensam. ...Read more

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What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

Menopause: Hormone levels start to drop around or after menopause. No specific value can be given because every woman is different. Focus on proper health (calcium and vitamin d) during this time than for an actual hormone value. That will keep you young and healthy. ...Read more

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What to do to increase my estrogen levels naturally?

Weight loss: Diet, exercise and weight loss. You're at an age, however, where estrogen levels are probably beginning to decline naturally. That's the only natural there is. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What will happen if I stop taking my estrogen pills.?

What will happen if I stop taking my estrogen pills.?

Depends why u: Are taking them, if for hot flashes u amy or may not get them back, notify your gyn if u plan to so your gyn knows and can advise u as your gyn knows your specific situation. ...Read more

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Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Sorry: But what is MPB? Your masturbation did not cause your hair loss or any other adverse medical problems. Why do you think your estrogen level is increasing. Please provide more useful information. ...Read more

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Would my butt get bigger if I took estrogen? I am a guy.

Would my butt get bigger if I took estrogen? I am a guy.

Estrogen & butt big: Would my butt get bigger if I took estrogen? I am a guy. ANS: Not if you eat/exercise the same. But I would look at butts in your family and see what women look like and men. Then ask if any men have been taking estrogen's. The only goo way is to give it a try. Keep us poster. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

What are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

Many: Not ovulating, premature ovarian failure, turners syndrome and many other conditions. If you know someone with symptoms of low estrogen levels then have them seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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What are some benefits and risks of estrogen blockers for men?

There are: No benefits. The only men who take them are "body builders" who put their faith in pharmacology instead of their genetics and work ethic, and then suffer the consequences for their poor decision making. Besides, you'd have to get them illegally on the black market, could get a very toxic drug instead, and could be liable for a felony conviction. Does that make sense? ...Read more

Estrogen Allergy (Definition)

Estrogen allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to estrogen that ...Read more


Estrogen (Definition)

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