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Doctor insights on: Excess Estrogen Symptoms

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Estrogen (Definition)

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


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What are symptoms of low estrogen in women?

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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What symptoms are typically associated with low estrogen levels?

What symptoms are typically associated with low estrogen levels?

Varies: Hot flushes vaginal dryness decreaed libido night sweats chills emotional symptoms dry skin talk to your family doctor or gyn about measuring your estrogen levels as well as thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

Varies: Hot flushes vaginal dryness decreaed libido night sweats chills emotional symptoms dry skin talk to your family doctor or gyn about measuring your estrogen levels as well as thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of low estrogen in girls?

What are the symptoms of low estrogen in girls?

No symptoms: Before they begin their period, girls have menopausal levels of estrogen, but have no symptoms. Once a girl begins having periods, her estrogen may rise and fall erratically for 1-2 years before stabilizing. Around the age of 16, a young woman should have fairly regular cycles. If they are particularly light, or they don't happen at all, she should be evaluated for low estrogen. ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen in a woman lead to increase in melanin levels and darken the skin?

Does excess estrogen in a woman lead to increase in melanin levels and darken the skin?

Estrogen and Melanin: Sunlight interacting with fluctuating estrogen levels can cause uneven facial pigment. Sunscreen remains important; vitamin d supplements should be taken if necessary, according to the north american menopause society. ...Read more

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I'm a female in my mid 20s, what are symptoms of high estrogen levels? Are high levels bad?

It varies: Very high estrogen levels may be a sign of ovarian or adrenal tumor. In general estrogen levels vary with the menstrual cycle. Too much estrogen may cause symptoms such as breast tenderness, weight gain, bloating, water retention, irregular uterine bleeding, headaches/migraines, abnormality of the uterus (hyperplasia) which can lead cancer. Some literature suggests anxiety and depression, etc ...Read more