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Hormone Replacement Therapy Fairmont WV

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Fairmont, WV. 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.

Pamela Ann Sullivan, MD
(636) 561-8088
28 Oakwood Rd
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1993

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Tom Turner, MD FACS
(304) 366-6160
1840 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia
Graduation Year: 1968

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Ian Thomas Leggat, MD
(304) 366-6600
PO Box 627
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Glasgow, Fac Of Med, Glasgow, Scotland (803-05 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1976

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Richard E Oakes II, MD
(304) 624-4008
3 Tygart Valley Mall
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1995

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Hobson Gill Booth, MD
(724) 337-4578
725 N Pike St
Grafton, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Citizens Gen Hosp, New Kensingtn, Pa
Group Practice: New Kensington Ob-Gyn

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Stanard Lee Swihart, MD
(304) 366-6160
1840 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.James Holehouse
(304) 864-7393
1703 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Preston Memorial Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.9, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Patrick Corkrean Bonasso
(304) 366-6100
1703 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Patrick Bonasso
(304) 366-6100
1703 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Madhu Aggarwal, MD
(304) 598-6900
PO Box 9152
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: S M S Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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