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Can a miscarriage cause hormone imbalance?

Can a miscarriage cause hormone imbalance?

Misch causing imbal: Yes it can, as the early pregnancy started a hormone change that was interrupted, but may take considerable time to readjust to normal hormonal balance. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Can a miscarriage cause hormonal imbalance?

Can a miscarriage cause hormonal imbalance?

No hormone imbalance: Pregnancy causes changes in certain hormone levels. Namely Progesterone and estrogen. Beta HCG is also elevated and is the marker used for pregnancy tests. With a miscarriage, it will take about 3 weeks for these hormones to return to normal levels. A miscarriage should not cause any long term changes in hormone levels. ...Read more

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Could low progesterone or a hormonal imbalance cause a missed miscarriage where the baby stops developing early?

Could low progesterone or a hormonal imbalance cause a missed miscarriage where the baby stops developing early?

Very sort of: "hormonal imbalance" is not a cause of miscarriage, although bad endocrine disease (e.g., poorly controlled diabetes) can be - sometimes. Low Progesterone or luteal phase defect is very very sometimes a cause of miscarriage, but usually the baby doesn't develop too slowly, rather it develops normally and is lost with bleeding and cramping. ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance be the? Cause of acne?

Can a hormone imbalance be the? Cause of acne?

Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your family physician or gynecologist has already considered it. A man's acne is usually just from him having plenty of testosterone, which is a good thing; acne is easy to treat with real medications. ...Read more

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Around the time I started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding I started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Around the time I started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding I started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Possible: You are asking an excellent question whose answer is not simple. Your heavier menstruation or abnormal menses can indicate hormonal irregularities, but not always. These changes (for example pcos) can be linked to acne. Discuss this with your obgyn or dermatologist. They can check with some blood work. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

Same condition: Cystic acne is just more advanced/aggressive. Treatment needs more than topicals, like adding oral antibiotics or even accutane. Keflex is not a standard rx, but it might help some. Acne is (male) hormone related, but it also aggravated by stress, etc. ...Read more

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She has been on birth control before, acne meds, topical meds, and still has horrible acne. We think it is hormone imbalance. How to fix?

She has been on birth control before, acne meds, topical meds, and still has horrible acne. We think it is hormone imbalance. How to fix?

Various treatments.: While elevated glucocorticoids (or testosterone) cause acne, they cause a lot of other symptoms (obesity, thin skin glucocorticoids; male appearance if testosterone).
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Benzoyl peroxide,
antibiotics, such as clindamycin, doxycycline, erythromycin, and tetracycline.
Topical retinoid medicines, such as tretinoin accutane, tazorac (tazarotene) ...Read more

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Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4.???

Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4.???

Just manage it: If your monthly cycle is normal, you will not find a treatable underlying cause for your acne. If I understand your history, you are using doxycycline as sole therapy for acne. You need to add a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide. You may also benefit from a medicine like spironolactone, and various forms of the oral contraceptive pill can work as well. ...Read more

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Have fibroids, hair not growing on head but on the side of the bikini zone, acne scars for a while, do I have hormone imbalance? Please help.

Have fibroids, hair not growing on head but on the side of the bikini zone, acne scars for a while, do I have hormone imbalance? Please help.

Possible: Excessive hair growth in women is called hirsutism, there are several reasons for it, hormonal imbalance being one of them. Acne, hair growth and also irregular cycles are a part of condition called polycystic ovaries. Dibeties or Insulin resistance may also be associated conditions.
The treatment depends on your plans for pregancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about miscarriage and hormone levels?

Hormone levels: Are generally not most important in miscarriage. Dropping or plateauing HCG is always bad. Progesterone less than 5.0 is bad. Otherwise, not always helpful. ...Read more

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Got some bloodwork today. I was wondering, will hormone levels still increase, or double, if u have had miscarriage?

HCG levels: The hormone HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is the usual hormone that is followed in early pregnancy. In an early miscarriage the level drops or stays the same. ...Read more

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If the miscarriages isn't missed, how does it work? Do the hormones make the body bleed and thus expel the foetus or does the baby die first?

If the miscarriages isn't missed, how does it work? Do the hormones make the body bleed and thus expel the foetus or does the baby die first?

Can be both/either: Miscarriages can occur due to a lack of hormonal continued support (progesterone) or a genetic defect in embryo differentiation that signals that the pregnancy is not viable which initiates the bleeding/rejection fetal process known as a miscarriage. ...Read more

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Had a miscarriage. Hormones are everywhere. I'm sad, then mad then i'll be happy then right back to being sad. How to cope? When will I feel better

Had a miscarriage. Hormones are everywhere. I'm sad, then mad then i'll be happy then right back to being sad. How to cope? When will I feel better

Within a week: It usually takes about five days for the elevated hormones to exit the body. Some people can take as long as two weeks, but that is unusual. Just give yourself some "me" time and you'll be back to normal soon. ...Read more

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I miscarried 24/12/12. 3weeks later pregnant test was negative. Yesterday I took a test&it was positive. Do u think its leftover hormones or a new pregnancy?

I miscarried 24/12/12. 3weeks later pregnant test was negative. Yesterday I took a test&it was positive. Do u think its leftover hormones or a new pregnancy?

Likely new pregnancy: If you already had a negative pregnancy test since your miscarriage and now using the same pregnancy kit have produced a positive results you are likely pregnant again. You can also repeat the test once just confirm this result. Talk to your ob/gyne doctor for further info and next steps. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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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