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Ta-Jung Lin, MD
(478) 718-6640
1550 College St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1950

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Ma Lourdes Blas Mina
(478) 633-6706
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Louis Wayne Goolsby, MD
(478) 633-1115
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979
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Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Med Center Of Cent Ga

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Ilka Adene Shanklin, MD
729 Pine St
Macon, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1998

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Leslie G Tidwell
(478) 746-1333
2410 Ingleside Ave
Macon, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Henry G Davis, MD
(229) 776-2141
2410 Ingleside Ave
Macon, GA
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1945

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Patrice Nicole Walker
(478) 633-1000
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
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Jason Belmont Moye
(478) 633-1000
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
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Aubrey Kenneth Harper, MD
(478) 743-2472
556 3rd St Ste A
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979

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Henry J Davis Jr, MD
(912) 588-1020
2410 Ingleside Ave
Macon, GA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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