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How to know if I have a hormonal imbalance?

How to know if I have a hormonal imbalance?

Hormonal imbalance: I can't answer that without any more details but I am confident your doctor can once she/he has taken a medical history, done a physical exam, and ordered laboratory tests. Hopefully you don't have any hormone issues. ...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


Dr. Amr Azim Dr. Azim
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How would I know if I have a hormone imbalance?

Dr. Amr Azim Dr. Azim
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How would I know if I have a hormone imbalance?

No such thing: Start by defining your complaint then consult the appropriate physician. Problems with hormones are so specific and so defined that does not warrant such a vague term hormone imbalance and does not help reach the specific advice or treatment. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have a thyroid or sex hormone problem?

How can I know if I have a thyroid or sex hormone problem?

Blood work: History and physical exam are both important, but blood work is necessary because some of the symptoms overlap. ...Read more

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How to know if I have hormonal imbalance?

Get hormonal study: Profile of LH/FSH, Thyroid tests TSH, T4, freeT4, prolactin, estrogens in early part of cycle. If positive, go to an endocrinologist ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a bleeding disorder?

How can I tell if I have a bleeding disorder?

Bleeding: Spontaneous bleeding, like nosebleeds or heavy menstruation for women, can be an early clue. Many patients are only discovered when they have significant bleeding during surgery. Finally, sometimes bleeding problems are diagnosed due to abnormal blood tests on routine or preop testing. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

Blood test.: Thyroid function is checked by analyzing the hormone levels in your blood. When your period is late, check a pregnancy test, if the possibility of getting pregnant exists. See a doc for evaluation and appropriate testing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a stress-induced illness?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can I tell if I have a stress-induced illness?

Stress: First, need to rule out physiological causes, thru comprehensive physical exam & lab workup. If all is clear, consult a therapist to help u work on stress management. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a hormone imbalance?

What to do if I have a hormone imbalance?

Hormone Imbalance: I would recommend seeing a physician that specializes in hormone therapy to help you and fully evaluate your hormone levels. ...Read more

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What will happen if I have a hormone imbalance?

What will happen if I have a hormone imbalance?

Which type?: There are so many hormones in the body which help to regulate so many things that this question can't be answered without knowing more about what you mean. Please add details. Thanks! ...Read more

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I think I may have diabetes or a thyroid problem. How can I know for sure?

I think I may have diabetes or a thyroid problem. How can I know for sure?

Medical Evaluation: Please see your medical provider. You will need an evaluation which will also include blood and likely urine tests to help determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a irreqular periods problem. how can I get pregnant quiqly?

What to do if I have a irreqular periods problem. how can I get pregnant quiqly?

44 years old: At 44 years old getting pregnant may not be something you can do quickly. The number of eggs is usually low at this time. I would see a fertility specialist to undergo some baseline testing too help determine the best path for success. ...Read more

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How can I know for sure if I have a heart problem?

How can I know for sure if I have a heart problem?

See doctor: You can have blood tests to check for cholesterol, electrocardiogram, and even stress test if necessary. Your doctor can determine what is best for you based on your age, your risk factors and your family history. ...Read more

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Docs, wanted to know if I can get pregnant with a hormone imbalance?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get pregnant with a hormone imbalance?

Clarify: "Hormone imbalance" is an extraordinarily imprecise term and means nothing specific in endocrinology. Can you clarify what you mean by the term? There are "hormone imbalances" you can get pregnant with, and ones you can't. Basically the term of and by itself is meaningless & worthless. ...Read more

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How could I know if I have a problem with my pessary?

How could I know if I have a problem with my pessary?

Won't stay in place: A well fitted pessary holds everything in place, doesn't fall out, and doesn't hurt or interfere with bladder and bowel function. It will feel "like normal" when it's in, the same way a tampon or contraceptive diaphragm is imperceptible when it's in properly. Pessaries work for uterine prolapse, cystocele (dropped bladder), rectocele and enterocele. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could lose weight if I have a hypothyroidism problem?

Can you tell me how I could lose weight if I have a hypothyroidism problem?

Losing weight: Get your hypothyroid condition well controlled . complex matter and is more effective when individualised. However general guidelines include reducing total calories, increasing fiber, decreasing simple carbonhydrates and both resistance and aerobic excercise and getting restful 7-8hrs of sleep. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a uti?

Urine analysis : And culture, can determine if you have UTI and what kind. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a hormonal issue?

How do I know if I have a hormonal issue?

Hormonal issue: You will only find out if you see your doctor and describe your symptoms. The doctor will take your history, examine you, and order lab tests. What happens next depends on what your doctor has found. It may be nothing, something minor, or something worrying. Hopefully all will be OK but listen to what your doctor tells you and follow the advice. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a gastrointestinal problem?

How to tell if I have a gastrointestinal problem?

See details: If you have no GI symptoms, you are unlikely to have a GI disorder. If you do have chronic symptoms, see a doctor. ...Read more