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Hormone Replacement Therapy Dover NH

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Elizabeth C Chase, MD
(603) 742-0101
770 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1992

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Cynthia Soffen Cooper
(603) 749-4963
15 Old Rollinsford Rd
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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(603) 742-0101
770 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1984

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(603) 742-0101
770 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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(603) 516-0000
839 Central Ave Ste 1
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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(603) 742-2424
750 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1993

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(603) 742-0101
770 Central Ave # 16
Dover, NH
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Caitlin Mary Cusack, MD
770 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1989

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(603) 742-2424
700 Central Ave
Dover, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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(603) 749-4963
15 Old Rollinsford Road #102
Dover, NH
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, Nh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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