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Hormone Replacement Therapy Joliet IL

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Joseph P Martin, MD
(630) 893-8585
2940 Rolling Ridge Rd
Naperville, IL
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DuPage Medical Group OB/GYN
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dayna Schwarz
(815) 725-2121
2100 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas Albin Heggen, MD
(815) 725-0350
310 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: St Joseph Med Ctr, Joliet, Il

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Ion Marin Dumitru, MD
(630) 887-1292
330 Madison St
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Graduation Year: 1961

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William Alvin Meyer Jr, MD
(520) 327-7500
2121 Oneida St
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Angela Intili
(815) 729-2084
1415 Essington Road
Joliet, IL
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pavia, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pavia
Year of Graduation: 1987
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Provena St. Joesph
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(815) 725-2121
2100 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1989

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Casey A Moauro
(815) 725-2699
201 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jose F Battistini, MD
(815) 729-0330
210 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1986
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Hospital: Silver Cross Hosp, Joliet, Il; St Joseph Med Ctr, Joliet, Il
Group Practice: Springfield Ob-Gyn Ltd

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(815) 725-2699
201 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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