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Hormone Replacement Therapy Elizabethtown KY

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Elizabethtown, KY. 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.

David Anthony Hamilton, MD
1115 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1998

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Michael Steven Nethers
(270) 737-2727
1201 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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William Florent Brassine, MD
(270) 769-5842
1201 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1963

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Shannon L Holt
(270) 769-5963
1115 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Steven Nethers, MD
(270) 737-2727
1201 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1989

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Margaret Buggeland, MD
(270) 351-0866
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ruprecht-Karl-Univ, Med Fak, Heidelberg, Germany (407-10 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1968

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Paul Stephen Armstrong, MD
(270) 769-5963
1115 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1972

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M Wayne Couch II, MD
(307) 324-6002
1093 W Bryan Rd
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Spanish, Urdu
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of Carbon Co, Rawlins, Wy
Group Practice: Rawlins Family Medical Clinic

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Elizabeth D Sebree
(270) 234-8499
914 N Dixie Ave
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jo-Ann Theresa Bolli, MD
(270) 765-4904
100 Helmwood Plaza Dr Ste A
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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