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Hormone Replacement Therapy Myrtle Beach SC

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in Myrtle Beach, SC. 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.

Tracy Dawn Nelson, MD
(843) 449-5848
4615 Oleander Dr Ste 201A
Myrtle Beach, SC
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1990

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Murrells Inlet, SC
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(843) 651-6525
4017 Highway 17 # 100
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Dr.Lisa R. Maselli
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4017 Highway 17 # 100
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med
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Hospital: Georgetown Memorial
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(843) 651-6525
4017 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1988

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(843) 449-5293
923 Medicine Plaza 82nd Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC
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Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1967

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(843) 527-4343
4017 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1983

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(843) 651-6525
4017 Highway 17 Bypass
Murrells Inlet, SC
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(315) 265-3300
4017 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1990

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(843) 651-4111
PO Box 545
Murrells Inlet, SC
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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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