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Hormone Replacement Therapy Greenville NC

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Greenville, NC. 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.

Todd Michael Beste, MD
Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1995

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(601) 984-5327
Greenville, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1986
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Hospital: Memorial Hospital At Gulfport, Gulfport, Ms
Group Practice: University Ob/Gyn Associates Pllc

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(252) 744-5695
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Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1977
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Group Practice: Ecu Physicians Brody School Of Medicine

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111 Breezewood Dr Apt F
Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1964

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(252) 830-1035
216 Kineton Cir
Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1984

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(252) 756-8836
PO Box 30946
Greenville, NC
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1957

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(252) 756-8836
PO Box 30946
Greenville, NC
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1957

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(252) 816-5695
600 Moye Blvd Dept Obg
Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1968

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(252) 816-2344
600 Moye Boulevard Brody Outpatient Center
Greenville, NC
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Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1994

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(252) 758-6451
2305 Executive Cir
Greenville, NC
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Graduation Year: 1976

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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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