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Is There An Estrogen Spray Or Gel For Hot Flashes
Estrogen therapy: Topical Estrogens are a popular 'alternative' method of postmenopausal therapy for everyting from skin and vaginal dryness to vasomotor 'hot flashes' it's expensive, unregulated therapy usually compounded without quality controls. I'm unaware of sprays. I believe oral or skin patch e2 therapy works better than the compounded unstandardized products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 24 year old woman. My prolactin is 48. I've been having hot flashes and headaches. My estrogen is low. Should I be worried?
It DOES need: evaluation but I don't think you need to be super-worried. Hyperprolactinemia is somewhat common; it can affect the production of other reproductive hormones including estrogen and progesterone, also often impairing fertility. A common cause of elevated prolactin is a BENIGN tumor in the pituitary gland (in the brain). Often medication can treat this; occasionally surgery is needed. See your doc ...Read more
Why is it that when i take my estrogen I have no ovaries 25 yrs post op im having massive hot flashes. When i don't take it im extremely cold?
Repost: I do not understand your question. Try rephrasing with a little more information and possibly some punctuation. ...Read more
I have been using bio-iden. Estrogen/progest for 4 months due to hot flashes & insomnia. Gained a lot of weight. Can i stop or have to do slowly?
Hot flashes: Have you done any testing to determine why you may be having hot flashes? If you have, were the results elevated? If not, what other tests were done? I would recommend getting a better understanding about what could be the underlying cause for the problem rather than trying to adjust the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In perimenopause, if your not having night sweats or hot flashes, does this mean estrogen is not needed? Many other symptoms exist.
HRT indications?: Hormone replacement therapy(hrt) is commonly advised for severe symptoms, especially hot flashes. Most other symptoms of estrogen deficiency can be managed with local applications of estrogen creams applied to the vaginal mucosa/ areas. Consult your gynecologist for further advice and proper management. ...Read more
My gyn gave me estrogen for my hot flashes due to my ovaries being removed and when i take them i feel tired and no appetite is that normal?
Nauseous all day andwaves of hot flashes that actually kind of ache when they hit. Drop in estrogen? Haven't had it in a week or more. Surg menopause.
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