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Internet medicine: I believe that would be a made up internet diagnosis. ...Read more
Why do men who have klnefelters syndrome taller? They have more estrogen so should they not be shorter?
Turners syndrome: Estrogen therapy can be supra physiological like in oral contraceptives or physiological like after menopause you should have estrogen which is in physiological doses to be cycled with Progesterone to help develop normal somatic features and bmd also may need growth hormone esp to early life and get good height. ...Read more
I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Should i start taking estrogen? I get hair in weird places, like on my chin and neck
No: With pcos the estrogen level is chronically elevated and additional estrogen will not help. Ocp's (which do contain estrogen) however would likely help by suppression of the ovaries. The hair changes you notice are probaly due to increased testosterone levels seen with pcos and would probably improve with ocp's as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know if it is good to apply progesterone gel. This is for premenstrual syndrome, abdominal fat and estrogen dominance.
Sheehan syndrome or hypopituitarism. Does this sound like it... Low t3, low-norm TSH, low-norm estrogen, low-norm acth, insulin sensitive, hypokalemia?
No: Since you have not listed your periods having stopped, the chances of this being Simmond's / Sheehan's are slim-to-none. What I'd like you to do is form a relationship with a patient, understanding physician who's good at endocrinology, and can help you manage the big picture -- while solving whatever physical problems may exist, find ways of turning bad stress into eu-stress in your life. ...Read more
Many: Low estrogen may affect the overall sense of wellbeing that you may or may not have. Lack of estrogen may give you "hot flashes", vaginal dryness, libido changes, sleep disorders, anxiety sensation, depression, changes in skin, mood and overall sense of wellness. Depending on your overall health, medications, and other issues, you very well can get help. Get a good eval by pcp or gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: Phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) are present in many foods, notably in soy products. However, one might ask why you want to get more estrogen. If you are menopausal, you can try food supplements or actually take estrogen orally. . To answer you question better, i would have to know what your objective is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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