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Hormone Replacement Therapy West Fargo ND

Local resource for hormone replacement therapy in West Fargo, ND. 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.

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(701) 234-4811
1220 Sheyenne Street
West Fargo, ND
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Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
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Hospital: Meritcare
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(701) 234-2271
737 North Broasway
Fargo, ND
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Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1994

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737 Broadway N
Fargo, ND
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Year of Graduation: 1992
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3000 32nd Avenue South
Fargo, ND
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(701) 364-8000
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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(701) 234-4467
1220 Sheyenne St
West Fargo, ND
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Fargo, ND
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(912) 355-8136
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1991
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(701) 234-9400
1711 Gold Dr S Ste 160
Fargo, ND
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Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1994
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Group Practice: Ob/Gyn Assoc Ltd

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3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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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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