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My sister broke hip 3 wk ago. I broke pelvis 1 wk ago. She took estrogen, is younger. What happened?

My sister broke hip 3 wk ago. I broke pelvis 1 wk ago. She took estrogen, is younger. What happened?

OSTEOPOROSIS: There are multiple reasons for osteoporosis.Heredity, smoking exercise weight calcium vitamin d intake..Estrogen does decrease chances of osteoporosis, it may not be enough by itself.May have to add other different medications.Estrogen has its own side effects. ...Read more

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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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If 60 yr old woman with no prev gynecol problem got unopposed estrogen for 6 mos, should she have pelvis us to check effect on endometrial lining?

Good idea.: A pelvic exam, pap smear cytology & transvaginal ultrasound should be done. If there is post menopausal bleeding or spotting, d & c should be performed. Do not forget annual mammography. ...Read more

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Suspect gym cafe staff member is putting estrogen tablets in my coffee, doubt i can prove it. What effect would they have on a male, if the male is still growing could it lead to a wider pelvis?

Suspect gym cafe staff member is putting estrogen tablets in my coffee, doubt i can prove it. What effect would they have on a male, if the male is still growing could it lead to a wider pelvis?

Unlikely but avoid: This seems very unlikely to me, though it is possible (but why?). If you're really concerned all you have to do is not drink coffee at the gym=problem solved. As for effects on a male, there are many- here's a discussion by adolescent males who took estrogen: http://transgender.Tribe.Net/thread/ff273c5a-023a-4e45-813f-5ca5d418c0ac i don't think it would cause a wider pelvis ; you're not growing. ...Read more

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If a male took estrogen tablets, would it widen his pelvis?

If a male took estrogen tablets, would it widen his pelvis?

Transgendered: Are you transgendered? Where are you? Let me help you find an appropriate expert to help guide you through your transition. Estrogen will not change your bone structure. It will soften your belly and add weight to your hips to feminize your body. It will cause breast tissue to grow. It will change your hair. It will change your skin. But, best to do this under guidance of an expert. ...Read more

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Since my estrogen is low and i just started having cramping right in the middle above my pelvis does that mean ovarian cancer?

Since my estrogen is low and i just started having cramping right in the middle above my pelvis does that mean ovarian cancer?

Unlikely,: Your age and presentation suggest many other likely diagnosis. Incidentally, how did you know that your estrogen is low? Cramps in 39 y female could are likely to be due to menstrual cycles. When does cramping occur? Cyst, infection, review of other systems... Cancer is low on the list. The differential is wide open. Relax and go to general practioner who would be very helpful in your case. ...Read more

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My estrogen levels are really low but still having mthly periods. They do seem a bit lighter. Worried about cancer but CT of abdomen and pelvis clear?

My estrogen levels are really low but still having mthly periods. They do seem a bit lighter. Worried about cancer but CT of abdomen and pelvis clear?

Hypoestrogenemia: You seem to have a fear of malignancy which is not alleviated by the absence of evidence for the presence of such a disease. Presumably your doctor has done all the reasonable tests, and these have been negative. Have you thought about seeing a therapist to help alleviate this continued obsession with your low estrogen level? This is not likely to be assuaged by repeated reassurances. ...Read more

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My estrogen is low. My periods are ok. No pain. No frequent urination. No bloating. Appetite good. Have had pelvis CT w/contrast. Cancer?

My estrogen is low. My periods are ok. No pain. No frequent urination. No bloating. Appetite good. Have had pelvis CT w/contrast. Cancer?

Doubtful: The only manner in which you can exclude, within reasonable limits, the problem of a malignancy, is to discuss this at length with your personal primary care physician. There is no way that this can be done over the internet. Hope you are still losing weight. Have a great day. ...Read more

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How common are hip fractures in women who didn't take estrogen?

How common are hip fractures in women who didn't take estrogen?

It is significant: Current use of estrogen appears to decrease the risk for fracture in older women. These results suggest that for protection against fractures, estrogen should be initiated soon after menopause and continued indefinitely. ...Read more

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I have a apple shaped body (its very frustrating) could i take estrogen pills to make my butt/hips grow? Is there anything that can make them grow?

I have a apple shaped body (its very frustrating) could i take estrogen pills to make my butt/hips grow? Is there anything that can make them grow?

No: Estrogen won't help. Exercise can enlarge the muscles, plus your body will change over time, particularly if you gain weight, which you shouldn't do if you want to remain healthy. ...Read more

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How does estrogen pills really work? What are the risks? Also, is there other ways to have bigger hips between 2-3 months? If so, how?

How does estrogen pills really work? What are the risks? Also, is there other ways to have bigger hips between 2-3 months? If so, how?

"Hippy" generation: The "hippie" generation was in the 1970's but the hew "hippy" generation is influenced by Kim Kardashian and other "stars" who balance champagne glasses on their backsides. Estrogen is a serious hormone, when used improperly and can and will cause menstrual bleeding problems, even cancer of the lining of the womb. It is NOT recommended for "hip expansion". ...Read more