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Is it possible that abortion cause a hormonal imbalance?

Is it possible that abortion cause a hormonal imbalance?

No: Fibroids do not produce hormones. Fibroids due react to hormones, which can then cause problems. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of any pregnancy. ...Read more


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I started having PMS, tender breasts which I never had before abortion. Is this because of hormonal Imbalance? Any solution for this. I exercise regularly for 1 and half hour, drink lots of water and eat homemade food.

I started having PMS, tender breasts which I never had before abortion. Is this because of hormonal Imbalance? Any solution for this. I exercise regularly for 1 and half hour, drink lots of water and eat homemade food.

PMS after Abortion: I commend you for taking good care of your Health.
It is likely that PMS, tender breasts are due to hormonal changes.
Decision for abortion, and going through the process until termination causes emotional turmoil.
Lack of understanding and support from partner and family intensifies emotions, and can cause physical symptoms. See a Therapist for unresolved feelings.
Follow with Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Acne: Nobody is completely sure what causes acne. Experts believe the primary cause is a rise in androgen levels - androgen is a type of hormone. Androgen levels rise when a human becomes an adolescent. Rising androgen levels make the oil glands under your skin grow; the enlarged gland produces more oil. Excessive sebum can break down cellular walls in your pores, causing bacteria to grow. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my PSCO? I have acne, gain weight so easily, and struggle with hormonal imbalance. Is there medication I can try?

What can I do to help my PSCO? I have acne, gain weight so easily, and struggle with hormonal imbalance. Is there medication I can try?

Maybe you mean: PCOS:polycystic ovary syndrome. The exact cause is unknown but your symptoms along with irregular periods and infertility are common. There seems to be problems with excess insulin and/or insulin resistance, excess androgen, weight gain. Along with lifestyle, treatments include combination birth control pills for hormone regulation, metformin to address insulin issues, etc. See GYN/Endocrinologist ...Read more

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Which herbs can treat the hormonal imbalance that causes acne?

Which herbs can treat the hormonal imbalance that causes acne?

Acne is not caused: By hormonal imbalance, but is a hormonally-related concern. There are no herbs that can treat acne. See a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis, care, and recommendations. The genetics of skin structure and type, in conjunction with hormone changes (usually at puberty, but also with pregnancy) are the "causes" of acne. ...Read more

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For acne that is caused by hormonal imbalance. How do you correct the underlying cause?

For acne that is caused by hormonal imbalance. How do you correct the underlying cause?

Birth control pills: If the acne is caused by hormone imbalance, the first thing to do is make sure there are no hormonal issues such as thyroid problems that need to be corrected first. Usually, the first line is use birth control pills and add other drugs to block testosterone if the problem is not improved. ...Read more

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How to treat acne because of hormonal imbalance? Any natural methods to use?

How to treat acne because of hormonal imbalance? Any natural methods to use?

Serious Rx: I see you are a female in your 20's. If a treatable cause of your hormonal imbalance cannot be identified or treated, then manage as any other acne. The oral contraceptive pill, if right for you, may clear you. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend, and your physician may add an antibiotic, topical spironolacton, topical retinoic acid or any of several others. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne caused by hormonal imbalance.?

How do you get rid of acne caused by hormonal imbalance.?

As for other acne: Excess androgens in a woman, and extra cortisol in a man, can both produce acne. While you're being worked up and treated, topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day is often plenty. For hyperandrogen in women, eating sensibly, weight reduction and especially aerobic fitness are often very helpful. ...Read more

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I read a blog saying that Chin acne was the cause of hormonal imbalance If so how would I go about being tested for An imbalance?

I read a blog saying that Chin acne was the cause of hormonal imbalance If so how would I go about being tested for An imbalance?

The other way around: Chin acne does not cause a hormonal imbalance, but a hormonal imbalance may cause chin acne or other locations of acne. One's primary care doctor can evaluate to see if blood tests are needed, to check levels of certain hormones such as cortisol, DHEA, testosterone, LH, FSH, etc... The patient should be ready to give a detailed menstrual history and describe her cycles and any symptoms. ...Read more

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Could acne be caused by a hormonal imbalance from testicular cancer?

Could acne be caused by a hormonal imbalance from testicular cancer?

Not likely: If you're worried about cystic acne, see a dermatologist. If your worried that you may have testicular cancer based on an abnormal testis self exam, see a urologist. The two conditions are not related. ...Read more

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My chest and face break out due to oil, hormonal imbalance, and high stress. What acne product do you recommend?

My chest and face break out due to oil, hormonal imbalance, and high stress. What acne product do you recommend?

Prescription Rx: It's not stress. If you're a man, it's not a hormonal imbalance. If you're a woman, consider going on the oral contraceptive pill. Acne on the trunk will require a combination of topical (benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid) and prescription systemic Rx. It's not your lifestyle; the cause is obscure. Do what you need to. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my chest and face break out due to oil, hormonal imbalance, and high stress. What acne product is best for me?

What do you suggest if my chest and face break out due to oil, hormonal imbalance, and high stress. What acne product is best for me?

Scientific Rx: Listen, Jake. Don't try to figure out why you have trunk acne. It's not a "hormonal imbalance", stress, hygiene, or anything lifestyle-related. It's you. It will eventually remit. Until then, you must manage it with a physician's help. Acne on the trunk will require a topical such as benzoyl peroxide plus usually a systemic antibiotic for a while. If you're offered isotretinoin, go for it. Cheers. ...Read more

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Is it possible that testicular cancer cause a hormonal imbalance causes cystic acne on the back?

Is it possible that testicular cancer cause a hormonal imbalance causes cystic acne on the back?

Possible: Sertoli-leydig cell tumors and germ cell tumors may rarely produce elevated circulating levels of androgen. One sign of that happening is acne. ...Read more

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I have acne, mostly on my chin. I also have wiry, black hairs on my chin and breasts. Is this a concern for hormonal imbalance? How can it be treated?

I have acne, mostly on my chin. I also have wiry, black hairs on my chin and breasts. Is this a concern for hormonal imbalance? How can it be treated?

Unlikely, possible.: Acne, and coarse dark facial and body hair can possibly be associated with certain hormonal conditions. Among them would be polycystic ovary syndrome, and other rarer hormonal disorders. These conditions can usually be identified by appropriate blood tests. Whether or not a specific reason can be found for the acne or hair, both of these conditions can be easily treated by a physician. ...Read more

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2 months ago I got sudden acne on my chin and jawline. New pimple everyday only in that area. Period 15 days late. Could I have hormonal imbalance?

2 months ago I got sudden acne on my chin and jawline. New pimple everyday only in that area. Period 15 days late. Could I have hormonal imbalance?

I'll bet you do: It's time to make a visit to your personal physician. While you're waiting, consider spending some serious time doing aerobic fitness -- this can sometimes by itself help a young woman's complex hormonal symphony get back into tune. ...Read more

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Is hormonal imbalance possible with partial hysterectomy having only both overies that can cause severe blackheah/, acne issues, oily hair and skin a?

Is hormonal imbalance possible with partial hysterectomy having only both overies that can cause severe blackheah/, acne issues, oily hair and skin a?

Not usually: Unless the remaining ovaries are pathologically producing excess androgens (male hormone) from an enclosed tumor, then no. The ovaries will continue to function post op the same as pre-op unless their vascular connection is compromised during surgery. If there is a hormonal imbalance, the source could be with other endocrine organs such as the adrenal gland. ...Read more

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Can creatine (or whey protein) use during an intense weight training regimen cause a hormonal imbalance? If so, can this lead to acne breakout?

Can creatine (or whey protein) use during an intense weight training regimen cause a hormonal imbalance? If so, can this lead to acne breakout?

Not the issue: If you are using the common supplements that promise to increase "testosterone" naturally, these will lead to acne. They do not increase testosterone, but they can increase the pre-hormone materials that cause acne. ...Read more

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I'm a 19-year-old female. No family history of acne, no hormonal imbalance (my pimples don't flare up before or during puberty), can I grow out of acne?

I'm a 19-year-old female. No family history of acne, no hormonal imbalance (my pimples don't flare up before or during puberty), can I grow out of acne?

Often, acne largely: Resolves for some people - but not for all. Evaluation by a dermatologist may provide more insights. Take care. ...Read more

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I always thought I have pcos bcoz of excessive hair however I am very thin and I do not have acne. Could it just be hormonal imbalance estrogen-prog?

I always thought I have pcos bcoz of excessive hair however I am very thin and I do not have acne. Could it just be hormonal imbalance estrogen-prog?

Excessive hair: The answer to your question is 'yes.' the most likely cause of excessive hair (hirsutism) is either a congenital hormone variation or a relative imbalance between the amount of testosterone and estrogen in your blood. Both of these can be treated medically, usually with testosterone inhibitors like spironolactone. Pcos usually has other symptoms as well like irregular periods, pelvic pain, inferti. ...Read more

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I have acne and irregular periods I think the acne are a result of hormonal imbalance. What should I take? Which hormones are connected to the acne?

I have acne and irregular periods I think the acne are a result of hormonal imbalance. What should I take? Which hormones are connected to the acne?

Acne: A physician can check hormonal levels and other laboratory values to determine if you have any problems causing your symptoms. I recommend a visit first. ...Read more

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I'm prescribed to rake Azithromycin for treating acne, can it cause irregular periods or hormonal imbalance? Need guidance before starting to use it

I'm prescribed to rake Azithromycin for treating acne, can it cause irregular periods or hormonal imbalance? Need guidance before starting to use it

No.: Azithromycin should not cause either of these problems. However, some antibiotics can lessen the effectiveness of oral contraception, so if you are on a birth control pill and are sexually active, make sure you're also using a condom. (which you should be doing anyway). ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance after a abortion cause spotting between periods?

Can a hormone imbalance after a abortion cause spotting between periods?

Not likely: If your cycle regularity has returned, then your hormones are likely normal. If your periods are heavier, there might be some retained tissue. You may need an ultrasound. ...Read more

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How do you treat a hormonal imbalance?

How do you treat a hormonal imbalance?

Diagnose and treat: Diagnose and treat the underlying cause: thyroid disease is treated with thyroid medication, etc. There are no 'non-specific' hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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Can you have a hormonal imbalance at age 29?

Yes: Our endocrine organs, like the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal glands, ovaries, testicles etc, are subject to illness at all ages. Some are even guaranteed to occur such as estrogen lack in women after the change of life (menopause). Most are fairly easily diagnosed by primary care doctors and specialists are usually available for the difficult cases. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hormonal imbalance in men?

What is the cause of hormonal imbalance in men?

What hormones?: Depends 100% on what hormones you are thinking of? Thyroid hormone problems are related to disease of the thyroid gland, etc...There are no non-specific hormone imbalances in men or women. ...Read more

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What is hormonal imbalance? How can I treat it?

What is hormonal imbalance? How can I treat it?

Well, actually: The normal state of things is an imbalance. The ovaries produce hormones when ovulating, that vary in amounts and result in a menstrual cycle. You may not be ovulating, thus told hormone imbalance. If so, consider trying metformin if it's pcos. Look up poly cystic ovarian syndrome and see if that fits you. Good luck, many people have this and there are treatments. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in woman?

What are the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in woman?

Many possible ones: There are many possible symptoms, depending on which hormone is imbalanced: irregular menstrual periods, infrequent periods or no periods, acne, unwanted hair growth, hair loss, infertility or subfertility, weight gain, tiredness, weight loss, nervousness, sweating, nipple discharge, leaking milk, darkening of the skin. .. See a physician if you have symptoms you're concerned about. ...Read more

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If I have a hormonal imbalance can that be corrected? How?

Need more info: Hormone imbalance can mean many different things to different people and often symptoms that people THINK are hormonal are not. Your complaints do not sound hormonally related to me. You should see a primary care physician who can review your symptoms and advise if you need hormone testing and/or referral to a hormone specialist ...Read more

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What effects does correcting a hormonal imbalance in a teen have?

What effects does correcting a hormonal imbalance in a teen have?

Depends: No generally usweful answer, it depends on the problem and on the teen. Female? Male? What sort of imbalance? ...Read more

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Side effects of Hormonal Imbalance?

Various: Depends on what hormones are out of balance. Disorders of estrogens, progesterone, pituitary fsh and lh cause menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, hirsuitism, weight changes, infertility, etc ...Read more

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Itching? Could it be due to hormonal imbalance?

Doubtful: Itching is usually a symptom. It occurs often from allergies or a skin condition. It is unlikely to be from a hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat a hormonal imbalance in you?

How do doctors treat a hormonal imbalance in you?

Different Ways: There is really no such thing as a hormone imbalance. There are many different hormones system in your body. So one of them needs to be functioning too much, too little, or in an unusual way to have an "imbalance." then you would treat the underlying problem. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hormonal imbalance in girls?

Many possible ones: There are many possible symptoms, depending on which hormone is imbalanced: irregular menstrual periods, infrequent periods or no periods, acne, unwanted hair growth, hair loss, infertility or subfertility, weight gain, tiredness, weight loss, nervousness, sweating, nipple discharge, leaking milk, darkening of the skin. .. See a physician if you have symptoms you're concerned about. ...Read more

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Can masturbating too much cause hormonal imbalance?

Can masturbating too much cause hormonal imbalance?

No.: If you were to masturbate so much that you would never get out into the sunlight, then vitamin d (which is a hormone as well as a vitamen) might get low! But seriously, I have never heard of masturbation being a cause of hormonal balance.

"too much" means that you are missing other opportunities to learn, live, and grow. If you are young there will be lots of time to catch up. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are the medication or cure for hormonal imbalance?

What are the medication or cure for hormonal imbalance?

Hormones: What most refer to as hormonal imbalance may be symptoms they experiencing before a work up. Most hormonal imbalances which is not the typical term used in medicine to describe these are treated with hormones in most cases. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Hormone Imbalance (Definition)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too ...Read more