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Hormone Replacement Therapy Montgomery AL

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Montgomery, AL. 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.

Roger Sherman Duggar, MD
(334) 265-3543
2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
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Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974
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Hospital: Jackson Hosp & Clinic, Montgomery, Al
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John A Porter
(334) 284-1500
1758 Park Place
Montgomery, AL
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(334) 832-9390
1722 Pine St
Montgomery, AL
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Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1970

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Frank Alfred Montgomery, MD
215 Perry Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
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Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1958

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2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
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2024 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, AL
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Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
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(334) 263-3630
1758 Park Pl # 201
Montgomery, AL
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1722 Pine St Ste 603
Montgomery, AL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1978

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(334) 265-3543
2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
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(334) 265-1532
1751 Holly St
Montgomery, AL
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1959
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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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