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Will An Aromatase Inhibitor Help Me Get Rid Of My Male Gynecomastia
Be careful.: Make sure gynecomastia is the correct diagnosis. Breast cancer in male patients is very rare, but can be potentially life threatening. Using medications such as an aromatase inhibitor for breast swelling before eliminating the diagnosis of breast cancer can be potentially serious. Check with your doctor for details. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more
Possibly but...: Much will depend on your specific situation and on your own physician's thoughts after physical examination. I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is aromatase inhibitor treatment likely to normalize the levels of elevated estradiol, 5-HIAA, histamine and lipid status? Thank you.
What aroma is that??: Yes,and it cures baldness and will get rid of an annoying girlfriend.Well,actually,it just inhibits the conversion of testost to estrogens in your body cells (it works overtime in fat cells).Its relationship to 5-HIAA is sketchy at best(far as I know)and on blood lipids very complex and probably opposite what you think.No easy answers here,except: you gotta histamine problem?Take an antihistamine! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking an aromatase inhibitor combined with finasteride eliminate the sexual side effects caused by finasteride?
Is a potent aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) effevtive in delaying epiphyseal fusion and thus making me grow taller? I am 18 years old
If during the aromatase inhibitor therapy my prostate shrinks to the normal size, can that confirm the cause being elevated estradiol? Thank you.
Huh?: Why are you on an aromatase inhibitor in the first place? ...Read more
No it is not.: Even though it is an over the counter supplement, it is not recommended by any reputable manufacturer to be taken before you are 18. If you are asking about it as a way to increase your testosterone levels, remember if it was successful it would prematurely lead to your bones fusing and stunt your growth/height! ...Read more
Is it safe to take HCG( for wt loss) when on an aromatase inhibitor ,ihave taken it previous but was not on the arimadex at the time thanks?
Not defined: I assume the aromatase inhibitors are being used to manage potential or existing metastatic breast cancer. HCG is a hormone developing during pregnancy which does have some beneficial effect on cancer, at least with regard to the n-terminal repeat of the molecule. How it effects breast cancer has not been reported and when used for diet many patients overuse the product and become anorexic . ...Read more
What are options following optimal debulking for gr. 1 stage 3c endometrioid ovarian ca? Carbo/taxol? Aromatase inhibitor? Other? Clinical trials?
Treatment: We always encourage clinical trials as first line option. Standard therapy will include use of taxane and platinum compound like carboplatin/taxol combo. I would not use arimidex. 2nd line drugs include cisplatin, taxotere, doxil, gemzar, avastin, (bevacizumab) topotecan etc. ...Read more
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