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My hair is long breaking and coming out badly, had hysterectomy on estrogen, take biotin I'm also anemic. What can i do to help my hair stop comin out?

My hair is long breaking and coming out badly, had hysterectomy on estrogen, take biotin I'm also anemic. What can i do to help my hair stop comin out?

See dermatology: Witchy just you ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. Then perhaps a correct diagnosis can be made. There are a variety of causes hair loss and you may have one of them diagnosable ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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Had hysterectomy on estrogen, anemic only 49yrs old. Losing my hair badly handful after shower. Using vinegar rinse to help. What can i do im scared.

Had hysterectomy on estrogen, anemic only 49yrs old. Losing my hair badly handful after shower. Using vinegar rinse to help. What can i do im scared.

Hormone levels: Hair loss is a frequent complaint in perimenopausal and menopausal women. Hormone assays to include thyroid, adrenal and sex hormones should help your doctor determine if there is an imbalance issue. Biotin and Borage Oil help to improve the health of hair. Hair loss can be treated with platelet rich plasma and microneedling which is very effective in women. ...Read more

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Is it concerning to wake up and your breast leaked a little spot. I'm 42 have had a hysterectomy and estrogen is low. ?

Is it concerning to wake up and your breast leaked a little spot. I'm 42 have had a hysterectomy and estrogen is low. ?

Breast discharge: If the discharge is clear and not bloody, pus like or milky-no problem. However, there must not be any obvious lesions in the breast and the discharge cannot persist for several days. if there is still a concern see your MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Had everything took out during my hysterectomy is a 2mg estrogen pill to much?

Maybe: Typical doses for oral estrogen are 0.5, 1 and 2mg per day. Most physicians start women at a lower dose and then increase the dose if their symptoms are not well managed. There's likely no harm at the 2mg dose. Depends on how your body is reacting and responding to the loss of your ovaries. Every woman is different. If you are concerned, have a conversation with your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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How come a woman who has had a hysterectomy and only takes estrogen replacement, doesn't become estrogen dominant without the progesterone?

How come a woman who has had a hysterectomy and only takes estrogen replacement, doesn't become estrogen dominant without the progesterone?

Because the theory: Is flawed. Estrogen dominance is a theory about a metabolic state where the level of estrogen outweighs the level of Progesterone in the body. This is said to be caused by a decrease in Progesterone without a subsequent decrease in estrogen. The theory is popular among natural health practitioners, but is generally not recognized by mainstream medicine. It's another internet scam. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on DHEA supplement after total hysterectomy vs the traditional estrogen and testosterone therapy?

What are your thoughts on DHEA supplement after total hysterectomy vs the traditional estrogen and testosterone therapy?

Don't bother w/DHEA: DHEA is a dietary supplement that garnered a lot of press at one as mother of all hormones but there's no proof of clinical benefit despite theory. There are definite risks as well as benefits to hormone replacement. Individual answer depends upon your personal & Family History. Total hysterectomy refers only to removing uterus which means ovaries are left behind. Ask if BSO necessary which means ...Read more

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A co-worker told me that she doen't produce estrogen due to a hysterectomy with 1 ovary, my bc feed off estrogen can I get a hystro 2 help me ?

A co-worker told me that she doen't produce estrogen due to a hysterectomy with 1 ovary, my bc feed off estrogen can I get a hystro 2 help me ?

Estrogen who?: Hi i believe you are telling me you had breast cancer that has estrogen receptor positive. A hysterectomy is removal of the uterus which does not produce estrogen. Ovaries produce estrogen in declining amounts as we age. Tamoxifen is a drug that stops the effect of estrogen in the breast-but not always-there is a question about patients who don't respond to tamoxifen.See your oncologist-please. ...Read more

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Do women need estrogen supplements after hysterectomy?

Do women need estrogen supplements after hysterectomy?

Maybe: Multiple factors need to be reviewed-- age, whether or not the ovaries were removed, past history of blood clots or cancer, and overall health. For most patients if the ovaries were removed the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more