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How To Use Progesterone Creams Polycystic Ovarian
What to do about polycystic ovarian syndrome(pcos) and preventing cancer: progesterone only or combination birth control pills?
Yes, but...: It can but you would need to be monitored very carefully with bloodwork and ultrasounds. Cream that is compounded may not be absorber in a predictable way. And also you never really know the exact dose you are getting. So to protect yourself you need to be monitored carefully by a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more
Pcos woman takes Spironolactone that make spotting,what should be taken to prevent such spotting? Can progesterone pessaries help example cyclogest?
Natural progesterone cream instead of prometrium (micronized progesterone) work? How do I get the progest. I need without prescription, is it worth using cream for infertility?
Drugs are similar: "natural" Progesterone and Prometrium (micronized progesterone) are really the same medication.Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is the only brand name Progesterone in a micronized capsule. Normally Progesterone would be digested by the gut, so it needs to be made differently. For both these you would need a physician prescription, but there are lower dose, less refined alternatives available otc or online. Not infertility meds by themselves. ...Read more
Irregular periods: Pcos is a common syndrome where most patients have irregular or absent periods, acne, abnormal female hair growth and weight gain. Not all have all of these symptoms. It is due to a complex imbalance if Insulin and the female hormones. Weight loss is key to prevent diabetes and other medical conditions. Progesterone cream will not likely help. ...Read more
How do OCPs help to treat PCOS if they dont help to ovulate? Does that means ovary still contains cysts after years of taking OCPs?
Multiple: Note, there are likely variants of PCOS & all women may not have the same cond. There's a lot of new info about PCOS. But OCP's remain a main tx. A major rare risks of PCOS is uterine CA. OCP's sig protect against it. They also may directly modify the dz, lower T, DM risk & other sx's. Lastly, OCP's dec the # of follicles(cysts) & MAY dec a hormone related to its cause & help prep the ovary for tx ...Read more
Can natural progesterone cream be used instead of bcp to treat pcos and underlying symptoms like irregular menses?
No, it cannot: Progesterone cream does not address the issues that need to be dealt with in pcos. And also, depending on the progesterone, it may act more like an androgen, a male-like hormone. Natural Progesterone creams are not used for treating irregular menses. Please see your gyn or an endocrinologist for proper treatment. I am concerned that this cream can make things worse. ...Read more
I would not: Use anything without talking to your OB especially hormones! ...Read more
Does the use of emerita progest cream reduce the menstrual cycle? I only use it after ovulation to treat pcos. My acne has reduced.
Which brand of natural progesterone cream is advisable to use for treating pcos & estrogen dominance?
Sure: You can take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) tablets 10 mg daily for 10 days from Day 16 to Day 25 of your cycle, or you can take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 20mg daily day 21 to Day 25 of your cycle. You can also just get a Progesterone injection at the doctor's office. You can also use natural Progesterone in 100mg or 200mg doses just like Provera (medroxyprogesterone). You can also use suppositories or a vaginal gel or cream. ...Read more
If one has facial edema due to low progesterone levels,wud Bcps help to regulate the hormones?Does progestin substitute body's need for progesterone?
Day21 Progesterone 15.8 Estrogen 380, I am 39 ttc are these nbrs ok or will the high estrogen inhibit conception? Do I need progesterone cream?
Help plz! Can polycystic ovarian syndrome lead to cancers of the ovaries, uterus, or endometrium?
No it does not: This is a benign condition.Get a more detailed answer ›
On cabergoline not for tumor, will it increase
progesterone & estrogen as i begin to ovulate more consistently. ?
Why cabergoline: If it's not a tumor, it means that the tumor is too small to find or you have an elevated prolactin for another reason such as psychiatric meds. Otherwise, there's no need to take cabergoline. If your prolactin is elevated, and then lowered with cabergoline, you may have improvement in hormone secretion and more normal ovulation and possible fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to control hair growth on leg.i thnk antrogen hormone causes hair growth.how can i control it.what type of exercise help ovulation..is cycling gud?
All exercise is good: No exercise helps ovulation. Why do you think you have xs androgen????? Do you have unwanted hair on other areas? Do you have normal menstrual periods? Acne? Loss of scalp hair? Any meds, birth control, hormones? Hairy legs is usually a genetic trait and is considered sexually attractive by some men. OK to shave, laser, etc if you wish. If you fear hormone abnormality, see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Levels Decrease: As the body ages, the levels of these hormones diminish. Replenishment of hormones to optimal, physiological levels has been shown to alleviate age-related changes in your body. For a long description of the role and importance of these two hormones, visit: http://doctorscotts.Com/bioidentical-hormones.Php hope this answers your question! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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