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Hormone Replacement Therapy Baton Rouge LA

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Baton Rouge, LA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to hormone replacement therapy, menopause relief, and hot flash treatments, as well as advice and content on menopause symptoms, hormone therapies, hormone balance, and perimenopause symptoms.

Yolunda Johnson
(225) 929-7070
673 E Airport Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Susan Falgoust Puyau, MD
(225) 925-8261
781 Colonial Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Yolunda Taylor
(225) 201-0505
673 East Airport Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA
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F
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Womans Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Renee Savoy Harris
(225) 201-0505
781 Colonial Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
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F
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Ramon A Aizpurua, MD
(225) 926-7200
761 Colonial Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Panama, Fac De Med, Panama City, Panama
Graduation Year: 1970
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Hospital: Womans Hospital, Baton Rouge, La
Group Practice: Stanocola Medical Clinic

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(225) 927-3025
711 Colonial Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975
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Hospital: Baton Rouge Gen Med Ctr, Baton Rouge, La; Womans Hospital, Baton Rouge, La

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Dale Craig Robinson, MD
3401 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1990

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(619) 581-0081
604 Chevelle Ct
Baton Rouge, LA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1986

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(225) 201-0505
781 Colonial Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
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F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.1, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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(225) 924-0244
8786 Goodwood Blvd Ste 106
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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