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What are symptoms of progesterone deficiency in women?

What are symptoms of progesterone deficiency in women?

Progesterone: The most common symptom is irregular menses caused by non-ovulatory cycles. Another may be sustained spotting for a week or more. The action of progesterone is to prepare the lining of the womb for a potential implantation (pregnancy). When there is a lack of sufficient progesterone the lining degenerates and various withdrawal bleeding episodes can occur, ...Read more

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Progesterone (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Hi Im a 25 year old woman and showing bad symptoms of progesterone deficiency im not sure what to do. don't have insurance and im scared?

 Hi Im a 25 year old woman and showing bad symptoms of progesterone deficiency  im not sure what to do. don't have insurance  and im scared?

Symptoms in medicine: Hi. Here's a very well time tested and proven philosophy of medicine: there is no symptom specific to any single disease, and no disease specific to any single symptom. So when you say someone has symptoms of a rare condition (e.g., progesterone deficiency) bear in mind those same symptoms can be seen WITHOUT that condition, with some other condition, or with no identifiable disease at all. ...Read more

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I have progesterone deficiency. What can I do about it?

I have progesterone deficiency. What can I do about it?

Take progesterone: Progesterone deficiency can occur during menopause, perimenopause and at earlier reproductive life. You can take natural Progesterone which is made from yams, prometrium-natural synthetic hormone, provera-which is synthetic or depo-provera which is an injectable for it. Speak with your physicain about what is your best option. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have estrogen dominance or progesterone deficiency?

Why do: You think you have either one. Need a lot more information to help you. Check w/your doctor. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. ...Read more

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My BBT has consistently been below 98 (around 97.6) degrees after ovulation. Is this normal or does it suggest a progesterone deficiency?

My BBT has consistently been below 98 (around 97.6) degrees after ovulation.  Is this normal or does it suggest a progesterone deficiency?

BBT: 97.6 is close enough to 98 for you not to be concerned. The BBT in everyone is quite variable. It is only when it is way too high or way to low that you need be concerned. ...Read more

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Can being on the pill cause progesterone deficiency?

Can being on the pill cause progesterone deficiency?

I doubt it: How many women would be having a progesterone deficiency?. They would be everywhere. But they do not have a progesterone deficiency because the pills mimic a period and they contain a progesterone like medicine.So don't worry and be happy and live your life. Ciao ...Read more

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How do u know if u have a progesterone deficiency and i if you do have that deficiency can u by a pill over-the-counter if you trying to get pregnant?

How do u know if u have a progesterone deficiency and i if you do have that deficiency can u by a pill over-the-counter if you trying to get pregnant?

Bloodwork or biopsy : A Progesterone deficiency can be diagnosed by bloodwork around day 20 or a biopsy a few days after ovulation. A Progesterone deficiency is a sign of an ovulation problem and the treatment is to fix ovulation. Most of the drugs used to treat this require a prescription. ...Read more