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Side Effects Of Progesterone Treatment Thick Endometrium
Treatment for thickened endometrial lining. If adjust HRT to increase progesterone, how likely are side effects hair loss, weight gain & depression?
Progesterone use: Progesterone is required to oppose the estrogen in Estrogen Replacement Therapy(ERT). the number one problem when it is not used by Rx is the one you already have had-thickening of the endometrium which can lead to endometrial cancer. Often it is used for just a few days of the HRT regimen and the side effects you mentioned are often minimal to non-existent in those circumstances. ...Read more
GERD/vaginal dischar: Vaginal Progesterone (prochieve or crinone) is a very safe and effective intervention to prevent preterm birth in women with asymptomatic short cervix! topical irritation or discharge can occur but are rarely a cause to stop the therapy. If you have gerd (reflux) or constipation the extra Progesterone will make them worse. Talk to your obstetrician to determine if this is a good idea for you. ...Read more
Usually not: A short answer is 'few to none.' it may depend on what cream you use, where you use/apply it, how often, and for what purpose. Progesterone creams used intravaginallyfor women sometimes give mild itching or irritation, the gels also may 'clump' and give discharge. On the skin, irritation sometimes occurs. There are no medically important risks or major side effects to these creams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pcos , at metformin for seven months and progesterone also added to my medicine is there any side effects of progstrne becaues i feel wkness n dizziness?
Some: Dizziness is not a side effect of progesterone. The point is what are u trying to achieve? 1.Pregnancy: you need to ovulate and Clomid is a much better treatment than for ovulation induction. After you ovulate you may not need Progesterone because u will make it on your own or 2.Regulate the cycles: birth control pills are much better options than progesterone. ...Read more
Lower the dose: During the normal menstrual cycle, Progesterone levels vary greatly. Thus, for many women who use Progesterone the dose has to vary depending on estrogen levels and other factors. For adjustments, cream rather than capsules allow for better regulation of dose. Generally start with a low dose such as 1/8 teaspoon of Progesterone cream. And work up slowly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been prescribed 1ML of progesterone creme twice daily to help control menopausal symptoms is this safe, what are the side effects?
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