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40yr female with regular 26 day cycle started using estrogen patch (vivelle (estradiol) 0.025) for severe pmdd. No period since (2 months). Is est. The cause ?

40yr female with regular 26 day cycle started using estrogen patch (vivelle (estradiol) 0.025) for severe pmdd. No period since (2 months). Is est. The cause ?

May be: Why use vivelle (estradiol) for pmdd? You can use a very low dose 10 micrgram birth control pills and had an added benefit of preventing pregnancy since your period is still regular and still needs protection. The other possibility is, of course menopause. Check your fsh after several days off the patch. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3 months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35 mcg of estrogen too much for me?

Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3 months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35 mcg of estrogen too much for me?

Doubtful: You could go down but consider that hormone fluctuations are the biggest cause of problems are yours are steady, did the problems worsen after starting the pill. That pill has that dose of estrogen for about 7 days. To you clinch your teeth at night? Do you have anxiety? You may need to treat this directly. Clonazepam 1-2 mg a couple of nights per week can be a lifesaver if ur sleep deprived. ...Read more

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Which hormone is to blame for weight gain on bc pills? Switched from ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) to ortho cyclen and now gaining water weight. Estrogen is same.

Which hormone is to blame for weight gain on bc pills?
Switched from ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) to ortho cyclen and now
gaining water weight. Estrogen is same.

Well...: In studies there is no difference in weight changes between those on the pill and those not. Watch the soft drinks, teas and fruit juices, loaded with sugar. It would be the Progesterone in higher doses, depo-provera causes weight gain, not likely from the pill though. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are plant based estrogen? Estroven

Estrogen: Yes it is in plants but it is much more reliable when developed and made in a professional laboratory. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor order a ROMA test based solely on high estrogen levels when no other diagnostic tests have been ran?

ROMA test.: 44F of unknown medical Hx asks: Why would a doctor order a ROMA test based solely on high estrogen levels when no other diagnostic tests have been ran? ANS: Have no idea what a ROMA test is. Abbreviations are dangerous in Medicine. Best to ask the Dr who ordered test as knows you much better than we do from the information you gave. ...Read more

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As a doctor, would u sugest an estrogen or progesterone based bc since I am highly prone to cysts, let alone have them.?

As a doctor, would u sugest an estrogen or progesterone based bc since I am highly prone to cysts, let alone have them.?

Estrogen/progestin: To avoid misunderstanding, all bc is basically progestational in action - that's how it works - regardless of whether it contains estrogen or not. There is no science to give a'rule' about which is more effective/less risky for functional ovarian cysts, it's based on trial and error. That said, i think most do better with a combination oc containing both, start with that. ...Read more

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How can low estrogen affect sex in women?

How can low estrogen affect sex in women?

It dose efect it: To begin with, estrogen is associated with sex drive in women. Estrogen plays a somewhat analagous role to testosterone in males. It dose inhance the sex drive ...Read more

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Why take estrogen after fresh blast transfer?

Why take estrogen after fresh blast transfer?

Proliferation: Estrogen tends to have a proliferative effect on the endometrial lining. It's quite possible that exogenous (an outside source) estrogen, as such, would create a more hospitable/welcoming environment for the rapidly growing "blast." ...Read more

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What does estrogen pills do to a female body?

What does estrogen pills do to a female body?

Estrogen increase: It would increase her estrogen level, and if dose is high enough or frequent enough, it could alter menses and even act as a contraceptive. If the person is post menopausal, it can prevent bone loss and restore vaginal lubrication and postpone hot flashes and nite sweats. Should only be done with medical supervision and advice. ...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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Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

No, but: Soybean will not increase your estrogen levels. However, soy products and supplements may contain high levels of chemicals which act similarly in your body to estrogens. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to take estrogen pills?

Can you explain if it's safe to take estrogen pills?

Need more info: Estrogen pills are prescribed for many things. Estrogen is also a component of many birth-control pills. More information would be needed to know if estrogen is safe for you. There are situations where they are not safe, such as in women who have had a blood clot in their lungs or certain clotting disorders. Your doctor can assess safety in your specific situation. ...Read more

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How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

By consuming: Or ingesting estrogenic compounds or medicines, and by using medicines that stimulate estrogen production. None of these things are done routinely though, because other than menopause, ovarian failure, and hypothalamic amenorrhea there are no reasons a woman needs extra estrogen. ...Read more

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What is normal estrogen level for men. i m 23 yrs old?

What is normal estrogen level for men. i m 23 yrs old?

Under 30: Should be under 30- optimally. But should not be too low like shouldn't be in teens ...Read more