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How Does A Docctor Perform A Hormone Imbalance Test
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
I have had hormonal acne, ovarian cyst, hair growth. All symptoms for imbalance i have. I know I have hormone imbalance so why did test come back norm?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a woman be tested for a hormone imbalance... I seem to still get acne I am tried, achy, irritable and other things..
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
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.
"Just Deeper": Hello, It's all just "plain old acne" except the cysts are deeper and scarier. Same process, same cause, overlapping treatments. For example, Keflex is used for all types of" plain old acne". This video may help get your mind around ths situation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyDI1EHkb04 I'll be here if you have any questions. Have a great day, -Dr. Neal Schwartz ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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). Treatments Benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, such as clindamycin, doxycycline, erythromycin, and tetracycline. Topical retinoid medicines, such as tretinoin accutane, tazorac (tazarotene) ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you find out if you have a hormone imbalance? Experiencing acne, fatigue, hair loss and more.
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
I've got acne and a hormone imbalance.The dermatologist gave me minerva..Would triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) do the same job?
That depends: On what your symptom complex is. The history and physical exam will guide the provider to select the appropriate tests that need to be obtained. ...Read more
Had a mc Jan at 6wk3d, been ttc since no success. Gynae didn't take tests so don't know the cause. Had D&C. Hormone imbalance? TTC 2 yrs before mc. Tx
Trying to conceive: Your question is confusing. What is "mc"? 'Ttc" I do understand. There are far too few details to be able to give you any useful information. More details and specifics in your question may help us get you some information you find useful. ...Read more
It depends: Exactly which of your body's thousands of hormones do you think are out of balance? If you're referring to ovarian hormones, then your gyn would be an excellent place to start. ...Read more
Hormone imbalance: Your doctor will first take a history from you, then examine you, and finally order appropriate laboratory tests. Once that information is complete your doctor will discuss all the information with you. It might take a few days to get all the labs back. ...Read more
I had a hormone imbalance-test, and thyroid. Improving now. I gained weight in strange areas - groin and mid-section. Once my hormones are balanced will my fat distribution return as it was before?
I don't know: which of your body's thousands of hormones you're referring to and what an imbalance test is. You need to provide much more information before I can give you an answer. If you gained weight, you still need to burn off those calories (3500 to the pound) to lose the weight again. Try talking w/your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hot sweats and fatigue 26 year old female could it be a hormone imbalance I have had blood test done ca125 alpha ferritin seeing doctor Friday gynae?
Intriguing. : I dare say yes. Hormonal (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-thyroidal-gonadal: hpatg axis) hormones are bound to be involved in most psychiatric syndromes including bpd. So too can the wrong prescription meds. It is for such reasons that I have started routinely measuring and monitoring thyroid, sex, and adrenal hormones as well as testing of neurotransmitters. I find these tests very helpful. ...Read more
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