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Hormone Replacement Therapy Kailua HI

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Kailua, HI. 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.

Susan H Chapman, MD
(808) 254-1588
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1980

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Susan Margery Vicenti, MD
(808) 261-3000
40 Aulike St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1988

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Eleanor Carlo Crim, MD
(808) 262-3733
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1961

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Susan Chapman
(808) 261-6644
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John W McBroom, MD
(808) 433-6845
1272 Kupau St
Kailua, HI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Susan H. Chapman
(808) 261-6644
642 Ulukahiki St # 305
Kailua, HI
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.9, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Sarah M Schutte, MD
(808) 263-7383
40 Aulike St
Kailua, HI
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1990

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(808) 230-8500
642 Ulukahiki Street, #209
Kailua, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.3, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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John Leslie Frattarelli
(808) 262-0544
407 Uluniu St
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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(808) 261-3000
40 Aulike St
Kailua, HI
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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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