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Estrogen Induced Jaundice
Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more
My ob gave me Duphaston to induce menstruation. 15mg of Duphaston for 12 days. Is it safe? He said i should continue my estrogen patch.
Common practice: Duphaston is approved in over 100 countries worldwide, and over 53 years of use, millions of women have benefitted. As with any medication at times, there is a small risk of having minor adverse reactions. Your Ob/Gyn is using a standard method of inducing menstruation. Speak to him with other concerns you may have. ...Read more
Why do estrogenic compound like fenugreek or fennel induce abortion? I thought estrogen is necessary for baby implantation in the uterus
They do not: I can not find supportive studies in the medical literature stating that these herbal remedies are linked to medical termination despite their popularity. ...Read more
I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?
Menopause: You did not say whether taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone) brought on your period. If it did, it means you still have reasonable estrogen production. However, the FSH level of 30 is consistent with starting menopause. However, you must make sure you are not pregnant if Provera (medroxyprogesterone) did not bring on your period. ...Read more
Depending: Depends on the type of estrogen. Most synthetic oc's are ok to use for short periods of time to plan or space pregnancy but then i suggest getting off of them long term. We are exposed to so many estrogen like chemicals and other hormones in our polluted environment that minimizing synthetic hormone exposure is best way to avoid increase in cancer risk in later life. ...Read more
Diet: Phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) are present in many foods. However, one might ask why you want to increase your estrogen. If you are menopausal, you can try food supplements or actually take estrogen orally. Most birth control pills contain Estrogens but usually lower estrogen levels by also suppressing the ovaries. To answer your question better, i would have to know what your objective is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer