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Hormone Replacement Therapy Hollywood FL

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Melvin E Castillo, MD
(305) 532-1989
4302 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL
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Blachar, Brasac & Castillo MD's
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Ana Tamayo
(954) 436-1300
2472 North University Drive
Hollywood, FL
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F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Kenneth Mark Gelman, MD
(954) 963-7100
9900 Stirling Rd Ste 300
Hollywood, FL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
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Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Alicia Acon
10067 Pines Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
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F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Emil V Adballa
(954) 963-6363
1150 N 35th Ave
Hollywood, FL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Edward Joseph Buonopane, MD
(954) 491-7444
6866 Stirling Rd
Hollywood, FL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1975

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Raymond Merritt Mathews, MD
(954) 431-6911
10081 Pines Blvd Ste B
Pembroke Pines, FL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1992
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Hospital: Memorial Reg Hosp, Hollywood, Fl; Memorial Hosp -West, Pembroke Pnes, Fl
Group Practice: New Life Ob/Gyn Ctr

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Dr.Sheryl R. Facey
(954) 981-6920
2301 North University Drive #206
Hollywood, FL
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F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Maan Malouf
(954) 985-3441
4105 Pembroke Rd
Hollywood, FL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Raymond P Nolan, MD FACS
3801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, FL
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Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ
Graduation Year: 1951

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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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