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Chawki Nahabet
(505) 434-2229
2559 Medical Dr
Alamogordo, NM
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(505) 437-6760
1212 9th St Ste C
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1964
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Hospital: Gerald Champion Mem Hospital, Alamogordo, Nm
Group Practice: Thunderbird Ob-Gyn

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Ruthven N Sampath, MD
(505) 434-2229
2050 Scenic Dr
Alamogordo, NM
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Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1978

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Steven Luke Wenrich, DO
(505) 434-2229
2559 Scenic Dr Ste D
Alamogordo, NM
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Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1990

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(505) 434-2229
2559 Medical Dr
Alamogordo, NM
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(505) 434-2229
2559 Medical Dr # D
Alamogordo, NM
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M
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Jose Cortes, MD
(956) 795-8380
2559 Scenic Dr Ste D
Alamogordo, NM
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Kara Danner
(505) 462-8870
2050 Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Gerald Champions
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Norman D Lindley
(505) 434-2229
2559 Medical Dr
Alamogordo, NM
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(505) 443-2999
2050 Scenic Dr
Alamogordo, NM
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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Ear Pain

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June 30, 2009: 9:22 am: Dr. Neil Ototoxic Drugs

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Ear Pain

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A lady explained:

I have recently started taking HRT [hormone replacement therapy] (estrogen only) via a transdermal patch 50mcg, for the last 11 weeks. Since starting HRT I have had a constant pain deep inside my left ear, with intermittent nerve pain radiating behind the ear. It can happen anytime and last from 1 min to 1 hr to all day.

My doctor has examined my ear but can not find anything wrong. I decided to stop the HRT for one week. The pain subsided quite dramatically, however my menopausal symptoms got worse. My doctor suggested I start a lower dose 25mcg. With the lower dose, the pain is mild compared to what it was, (I can live with it), the pain behind the ear has gone and my menopausal symptoms are manageable.

Do you think HRT could have caused this ear problem?

I haven’t heard of ear pain specifically associated with HRT, although it is a reported side effect of Progesterone and a number of “hormone” drugs, so I wouldn’t be at all surprised if that is what is happening. (Incidentally, a number of antidepressants have ear pain as a side effect too—all the SSRIs for example.)

The fact that when you stopped the HRT the pain went away is very strong circumstantial evidence that the pain was indeed related to the HRT. Also, the fact that the pain came back when you restarted the HRT is strong corroborating evidence. The clincher is that taking a reduced dose gives you reduced pain.

Obviously, taking the lowest dose that will control most of your symptoms is a wise way to go. Alternately, you could dump the HRT completely and use alternate medicine—herbals, etc. which can help relieve your symptoms without the painful side effects.

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  1. carrie Says:
    after publication. --> February 20th, 2010 at 6:03 am

    I started hrt combined and within 10 days ear drumming started,I think there is a connection although my doctor says otherwise so I have now stopped hrt to see if the ear trouble subsides.

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