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Hormone Replacement Therapy Cumming GA

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Cumming, GA. 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.

William A Greene, MD
(770) 531-1181
2320 Limestone Pkwy
Gainesville, GA
Business
Lakeshore Surgical Center
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kristin Ellen Delahanty, MD
(770) 887-0559
475 Tribble Gap Rd Ste 225
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 2000

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J Paul Crider, MD
(254) 913-8069
303 Pilgrim Mill Rd
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1973

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Garry Earl Siegel, MD
(770) 664-7013
1400 Baptist Medicine Center Drive
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Northside Hosp, Atlanta, Ga; North Fulton Reg Hosp, Roswell, Ga
Group Practice: North Pointe Ob-Gyn

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Charles Douglas Taylor, MD
(630) 497-1120
3400 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1963

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Sean Joseph Lambert, MD
(770) 664-7013
1400 Northside Forsyth Dr
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1986

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Phillip Nolan Bannister, MD
(770) 962-3006
103 Samaritan Dr
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1973

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Julie Turner Fryman, MD
(770) 887-0559
475 Tribble Gap Rd Ste 225
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 2000

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Michelle Renee Jenkins
(678) 947-6440
1100 Northside Forsyth Dr
Cumming, GA
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Bradley Bancroft Moore, MD
3400C Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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