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Ronald Allan Cucina
(229) 436-7248
1001 N Monroe St
Albany, GA
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901 N Madison St
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1991

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Moon Yun Chung
(229) 435-0002
421 W 4th Ave
Albany, GA
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(229) 312-7141
425 W 3rd Ave Ste 100
Albany, GA
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Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1998

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Michael Scott Edwards
(229) 312-2557
500 W 3rd Ave
Albany, GA
Specialty
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Kun-Yuan Tong, MD
421 W 4th Ave
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kaohsiung (Takau) Med Coll, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (385-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1965
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Hospital: Palmyra Med Ctr, Albany, Ga; Phoebe Putney Mem Hosp, Albany, Ga

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320 W 2nd Ave
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1993

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(229) 436-7248
1001 N Monroe St
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1969

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(229) 435-0002
421 W 4th Ave
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
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Medical School: Kaohsiung (Takau) Med Coll, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (244-01 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1965
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Hospital: Palmyra Med Ctr, Albany, Ga; Phoebe Putney Mem Hosp, Albany, Ga

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(229) 883-4555
901 N Madison St
Albany, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Oral Roberts Univ Sch Of Med, Tulsa Ok 74137
Graduation Year: 1987
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Hospital: Phoebe Putney Mem Hosp, Albany, Ga
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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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