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Richard C Enck
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Tovell
(603) 524-5151
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Charles Enck, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1978

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Charles S Stevenson, MD FACS
21 Ledges Dr
Laconia, NH
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Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins
Graduation Year: 1934

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Susan M Hare
(603) 286-3800
322 W Main St
Tilton, NH
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Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Henry Spring, MD
(609) 383-6066
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981

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Wayne D Domin
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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(603) 527-2753
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975
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Hospital: Franklin Reg Hosp, Franklin, Nh; Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh; Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, Nh
Group Practice: Laconia Clinic

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Wayne Danl Domin, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975
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Hospital: Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh
Group Practice: Lakes Region Ob/Gyn

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Bettina H Dempsey
(603) 569-7585
240 S Main St
Wolfeboro, NH
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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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