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What causes acne in women?

What causes acne in women?

Excess testosterone: All women have male hormone, testosterone, in their bodies. An excess can cause acne. This is oftentreated with estrogen, commonly in oral contraceptives. In the bloodstream are compounds called sex hormone binding globulins. Estrogen increases these elements. When sex hormone binding globulin attaches to testosterone, the testosterone is inactivated, ergo less acne. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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What causes infertility in most women?

What causes infertility in most women?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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What causes alopecia in women?

What causes alopecia in women?

Many causes.: Can be autoimmune, hormonal or nutritional. Need to see a dermatologists. ...Read more

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What causes PID in women?

What causes PID in women?

Usually Infection: Pid, or pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. Left untreated, the infection can cause permanent damage. If treated early and correctly, then infertility is much less likely. ...Read more

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Could low estrogens cause acne and hot flushes ?? What are the choice treatments for this in young women ?

Could low estrogens cause acne and hot flushes ?? What are the choice treatments for this in young women ?

Young hot flashes: In patients at age 21, hot flashes and acne may not be related to estrogen. Elevated progesterone and androgen hormones may be the culprit and estrogens may secondarily be relatively low for that reason. Oral contraceptive pills can work on both scores after issues like too active thyroid function and high blood pressure are eliminated. ...Read more

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What are the causes of natural infertility in women?

Infertility: Age is the most natural cause of infertility as your chance for getting pregnant and delivering is much harder after age 40. You are also at much higher risk for miscarriage when you do get pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes pimples in adulthood!?

What causes pimples in adulthood!?

Usually acne: If it flares for the first time in a woman past her teens, it may be the result of a problem with the complex hormonal milieu. Otherwise, there's no understanding why acne may persist into adulthood. I was able to stop taking medication when i was 50. Your physician can help in any case. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of adult acne in males?

What are the causes of adult acne in males?

ADULT MALE ACNE: Steroids can cause and aggravate acne. Certain medications you may be taking. Excessive milk and dairy products. Nuts! stop nuts and chocolate. Then send me a thank-you note. ...Read more

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What are causes of diarrhea in pregnant women ?

What are causes of diarrhea in pregnant women ?

Many: Diarrhea has many causes no fifferent in pregnancy. Most are benign. Stay well hydrated . Consult a doctor if you pass blood or have fever. ...Read more

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What is the causes of belching in pregnant women?

What is the causes of belching in pregnant women?

Normal: This is related to slowed function of the stomach and increased backflow or reflux of gas. This is normal and can be treated with medication that contains simethicone, such as gas-x. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in infertility in women?

What symptoms are common in infertility in women?

Missed periods: Speaking literally, there are no symptoms specific to female infertility. Missed, absent, or irregular periods come from irregular or abnormal ovulations, which is the most common cause of female infertility. Pelvic pain, particularly painful intercourse, is often (but not always) suggestive of endometriosis, which caa also be a fertility factor in women. ...Read more

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What causes cysts in the breasts?

What causes cysts  in the breasts?

Nature: Many women have fibrocystic changes in their breast tissue. Fluid retention during the cycle can result in the fibrocystic tissue becoming more prominent - manifesting as cysts. Caffeine is known to promote fluid retention and cyst formation in the breast tissue. ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of sex horomone imbalance in women and what are the symptoms?

What is the prevalence of sex horomone imbalance in women and what are the symptoms?

Very common: Very common, painful periods, pms, facial hair etc. Saliva testing can help tell you what is out of balance. Salvia testing tells you how much free hormone is available, and then with the help of some one experienced in natural hormone therapy, many problems can be corrected. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes protein in the urine in some pregnant women?

What causes protein in the urine in some pregnant women?

Normal or not!: Depends on degree. Urinary protein excretion is considered abnormal in pregnant women when it exceeds 300 mg/24 hours at anytime during gestation, a level that usually correlates with 1+ on urine dipstick. Proteinuria documented before pregnancy or before 20 weeks' gestation suggests preexisting renal disease. Preeclampsia is the most common cause for this. Mild proteinuria (30mg-100mg) is common. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chlamydia in young girl?

What are the causes of chlamydia in young girl?

Several issues: Asymptomatic carriage of the germ can be passed from a carrier mom to baby & persist for about 2yrs. Some will develop eye infections or pneumonia in the first 2mo. Spontaneous resolution of early carriage usually occurs. Infections are not known to pass from child to child. The possibility of sexual abuse is considered when genital infection is acquired after infancy. ...Read more

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Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Same: Pcos will have the same effects in any woman at any age. Use diet, exercise and weight loss. Talk to your doctor about metformin, which can help normalize menses and may restore fertility in many women. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

Variable: In my experience, which i admit may be skewed, hormone balances are the most common reason for hot flashes. However, there are several other possibilities for hot flashes in women. See a doctor for evaluation if they are bothersome or accompanied by other quality of life symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of irregular menstruation in girls?

What are the causes of irregular menstruation in girls?

Hormone problems: Imbalanced levels of estrogen and progesterone, a high sugar, high carb, high fried food and vegetable oil, high soy diet can make this much worse. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more