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Does anyone know how long it takes for estrogen to go down after an abdominal hysterectomy?

Does anyone know how long it takes for estrogen to go down after an abdominal hysterectomy?

? Ovaries ?: The uterus does not produce estrogen, the ovaries do. If you had a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) and the ovaries were preserved (and you are not menopausal), you will continue to produce estrogen at the same level as before the surgery. You really need to ask if the ovaries were removed. If the ovaries were removed, estrogen levels drop quickly. ...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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How long does it take estrogen to cause urinary incontinence?

How long does it take estrogen to cause urinary incontinence?

Estrogen and leaking: Estrogen does not cause urinary incontinence. Local estrogen is actually used to revitalize vaginal tissue and help with uterine prolapse. It has not been used to treat incontinence. ...Read more

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How long would it take for estrogen pill to make my breasts fuller?

How long would it take for estrogen pill to make my breasts fuller?

Varies: Estrogen will have a variable response on breast size. For the normal reproductive age woman with normal estrogen levels, there will be little if any change noted. More common would be pain if the estrogen level is too high. In the post menopausal woman, some increase in size might be noted usually in the first month or so. Certainly in prepubertal girls estrogen should not be used. ...Read more

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How important is it to take estrogen (ert) ?

Depends : It depends on age and circumstances. For the average post menopausal woman, it is no longer recommended unless the menopausal symptoms are severe. For women who go through menopause at a young age, either naturally or due to surgery, estrogen helps maintain bone health. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take ensam with estrogen?

Is it possible for you to take ensam with estrogen?

Ensam: I could not find anything about this ensam in any of the top documents about medicines. Please let me know what exactly you mean by ensam. ...Read more

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What happens when men take estrogen?

What happens when men take estrogen?

At times: There are certain conditions that make estrogen actually a good thing to use for men. However, estrogen will undo/block testosterone activity in male cells/ tissues. Breast enlarge, testicles shrink, penis thins, and even mood changes. ...Read more

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Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Depends: That is a very difficult question to answer because more information would be needed. It depends on why you are taking the estrogen, your age, other medical conditions, family risks, other medications, etc. You should discuss the risks and benefits with your provider before making that decision. Estrogen can be safe for many people, but not all. ...Read more

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What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

A good healthy: diet -- and, it you're overweight, less of it so you can lose weight and eliminate your insulin resistance. Avoid worthless "magic foods" and miracle supplements which don't work. ...Read more

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I'm getting ready to start taking estrogen injection. How often should I take the injection? Where do I injection the estrogen at?

It depends: This identifies you as a 33 year old male. Why are you starting estrogen injections? Your doctor should have told you how often and where to inject the estrogen. Without knowing the reason you are on it, the precise formulation, and the dosage your question can't be answered. Sorry I can't be of more help ...Read more