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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Gynodiol (Overview)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Creighton Wright
202 doctors shared insights

Gynodiol (Overview)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Why would i be prescribed the HRT tablet estradiol?

Why would i be prescribed the HRT tablet estradiol?

Menopause symptoms: If you have menopause symptoms that are severe ert may be prescribed. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can estradiol be used to treat?

Estrogen: Estradiol, which is also known as estrace can be used for vaginal bleeding control, relief of menopausal symptoms, prevention of osteoporosis and is used in some infertility patients to thicken to endometrium. Ethinyl estradiol is also the estrogen in all combination birth control pills. ...Read more

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Why was Cenestin taken off the market? Why doesn't the Estradiol recommended to replace Cenestin as effective for me personally?

Try alternative: Cenestin is a plant based conjugated estrogen FDA approved 1999. There are differing reports as to if Cenestin has been discontinued. Barr pharma(also associated with Cenestin) now produces a new plant based conjugated estrogen- Enjuivia. May wish to try that if estradiol not helpful.. http://www.webmd.com/menopause/estrogen-replacement-therapy-ert-16198 ...Read more

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Estradiol: when does it start to work?

depends on purpose: For menopause, it takes weeks to produce results. For menopausal vaginal dryness, it can take 2 months. For contraception, it takes about a week depending when in the cycle it is started. For fertility, it works in a matter of days. ...Read more

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53 year old female who did a partial hysterectomy three years ago. Recent blood works. Estradiol is 263 and dhea is .70 and progesterone is 6.7meaning?

Ovaries: Still functioning . Not completely in menopause yet. You are estrogen diment and might feel better with a topical Progesterone supplementation . Progesterone is the first jopme lost in early menopause ...Read more

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What specific laboratory test or tests would you undertake to prove a build up of estradiol in a male due to inactivated MTHFR enzyme? Thank you.

What specific laboratory test or tests would you undertake to prove a build up of estradiol in a male due to inactivated MTHFR enzyme? Thank you.

DUTCH: There is urine hormone testing called DUTCH. However, too much estrogen in men is less related to MTHFR than other factors such as environmental toxicity. Endocrine disruptors such as some plastics and many other things cause men to convert testosterone into too much estrogen. ...Read more

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Can "high estradiol" be a side effect of spironolacton? I took 50 mg for 2 years. How long does it take to come back to normal after stop takeing it?

Very complicated: Spironolactone is a blood pressure medicine, but it also blocks a certain testosterone receptor in the skin. So gyns often use it to help with acne or excessive hair growth. It is possible your "high estrogen could be due to the underlying hormonal problem that led to the need to take spironolactone, but not to the spironolactone itself. You should discuss with with your gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
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Estradiol Level (Definition)

Estradiol is the main estrogen produced by the ovary. The level is a laboratory measurement of estradiol. This level will fluctuate during a menstrual cycle and ...Read more