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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Overview)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly shots until 34-36 weeks.


Dr. Walter Futterweit
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What amount progesterone dose a guy have to take, to grow hair 3 inches a month?

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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What amount progesterone dose a guy have to take, to grow hair 3 inches a month?

WOW: Find the guy and who gave him that give him the Nobel Prize.Telogen effluvium can quickly return when a trigger is removed for hair loss, like low iron, low zinc, and high selenium ...Read more

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Progesterone (Overview)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly shots until 34-36 weeks.


Dr. Alan Steinbach
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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My doctor put me on progesterone because of my fsh/lh is anovulation.... what exactly does that mean?

Dr. Alan Steinbach
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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My doctor put me on progesterone because of my fsh/lh is anovulation.... what exactly does that mean?

Fsh triggers eggs: the mammalian estrus cycle seems to be 'triggered' by episodic surgers of the release of follicle stimulating hormome (FSH) and the presence of lutenizing hormone (LH). Progresterone (P) and synthetics like it administered as medicine shut down the hypothalamic cycling, and when you stop the progresterone the cycle often resumes. Last I checked, we still didnt know exactly why that happens. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Johnson
Board Certified, Gynecology
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In 5th week my SAC was found ill define shape, with fatal pole of 5mm. Dr advised progesterone BP 200mg. Wat are the chances of shape to get normal?

Dr. Janice Johnson
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In 5th week my SAC was found ill define shape, with fatal pole of 5mm. Dr advised  progesterone BP 200mg. Wat are the chances of shape to get normal?

Early OB US: Hopefully the repeat US in one week will show some improvement and a fetal heart beat. We are concerned when the sac seems to be collapsing that a miscarriage may be coming. The Progesterone wont hurt anything . I'm not sure what BP means but I am presuming you don't mean your Blood Pressure is 200. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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What is the definition or description of: progesterone level?

Dr. Scott Roseff
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What is the definition or description of: progesterone level?

It's a blood test: A Progesterone level is a blood test that measures the amount of Progesterone in the blood at the particular time the test is performed. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Can you please describe common natural treatements (diet, vitamins) i can take increase my progesterone?

Dr. David Sneid
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Can you please describe common natural treatements (diet, vitamins) i can take increase my progesterone?

None: There are no vitamins or supplements that can increase progesterone, other than healthy lifestyle with weight loss if necessary, good nutrition and exercise. Check w/your doctor. Why do you think you need your Progesterone increased? ...Read more

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Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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After a early positive pregnancy test with blood work and hCG level of 40, progesterone at 6.5 would you prescribe progesterone to boost the level?

Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
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After a early positive pregnancy test with blood work and hCG level of 40, progesterone at 6.5 would you prescribe progesterone to boost the level?

No: Your Progesterone is low because you are very early in your pregnancy, unless you have had repetitive pregnancy losses. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Hw long do I use progesterone 4 my menstration 2 be regular?

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Hw long do I use progesterone 4 my menstration 2 be regular?

7-10 DAYS: If no menses or delayed, you may try provera 10 mg x 7=10 days. Stop with onset menses. Requires adequaste estrogen level in you for menses to occur. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Pearlman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Used progesterone last month period was on time used it this month w/clomid im 4 days late, neg pt. Is progesterone delaying or could i be pregnant?

Dr. Laura Pearlman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Used progesterone last month period was on time used it this month w/clomid im 4 days late, neg pt. Is progesterone delaying or could i be pregnant?

Progesterone: Progesterone treatment can definitely delay your cycle. So can pregnancy so i would do a test. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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How effective is progesterone in pill form at preventing pregnancy?

Dr. Seth Derman
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How effective is progesterone in pill form at preventing pregnancy?

Not very: Real Progesterone (as opposed to the artificial Progesterone like drugs found in birth control pills) is not a reliable contraceptive and is often used to help reduce miscarriage risks. ...Read more

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