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Hormone Replacement Therapy Toledo OH

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Renee E Mason, MD
(419) 891-6201
660 Beaver Creek Cir
Maumee, OH
Business
Maumee Ob/Gyn Associates Inc
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Angela R Jones
(419) 475-0001
3840 Woodley Rd
Toledo, OH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ravi Prakash Kaza, MD
3840 Woodley Rd Ste B
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1996

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Thomas George Kirkhope, MD
(419) 291-2193
2150 W Central Ave Ste D
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1963
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Hospital: Flower Hosp, Sylvania, Oh; Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Oh; St Vincent Mercy Med Ctr, Toledo, Oh

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Garth D Phibbs, MD
(419) 471-2025
2109 Hughes Dr Ste 820
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973
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Hospital: Flower Hosp, Sylvania, Oh; Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Oh; St Vincent Mercy Med Ctr, Toledo, Oh

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Lance Allen Talmage, MD
(419) 471-2114
2142 N Cove Blvd
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1964
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Hospital: Flower Hosp, Sylvania, Oh; Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Oh
Group Practice: Center For Womens Health

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Lance A Talmage
(419) 291-2200
2150 W Central Ave
Toledo, OH
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tess M Gordon
(418) 475-0001
3840 Woodley Rd
Toledo, OH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fernando Arias, MD
(314) 569-6880
2142 N Cove Blvd
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Colombia, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Midwest Maternal Fetal Med

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Deborah L Duprey Murphy, MD
2213 Franklin Ave
Toledo, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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