Women's Health Community
hormonal imbalance
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to women's health issues, including bone health, gynecologic cancers, genetic testing, heart disease, infectious diseases, work issues, mammograms, reproductive health, sexuality, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

hormonal imbalance

I am 40 yrs old, i have been diagnosed last march of having cervical polyp & my left ovary has been infected. & it also seen at the ultrasound that my pallopian tube has been bloated. i asked for 1-3rd opinions from different ob-gyne but only one recommendation they gave only hysterectomy. I was very hesitant coz i still wanted to have a child for 2nd time. Indeed, i was operated only to remove my polyp by d&c. When i got my biopsy result, my doctor told me that i have hormonal imbalance. My estrogen is higher than my progesterone so she told me i will be under medication for 6 mos. She gave progesterone(UTRAGESTAN ²00 mg) to be taken up 16 days after my first period for 12 days. & she said if i will not take it i get bleed. How come i got a very high estrogen? What caused of it? Will it be ok for me not to remove my ovaries? If  not, will i still get pregnant?
563773_tn?1374250139
Hello,
Increased estrogen levels are found even in menstrual cycle. Other than that, they can be found in hyperthyroidism, liver disorders and Tumors of the ovary, testes, or adrenal gland. Get your thyroid hormone levels and liver function tests done. If the symptoms persist then get it evaluated from a gynecologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Women's Health Answerers
1527510_tn?1392304944
Blank
Carly1306
United Kingdom
136956_tn?1363091289
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
arlandonbloom
CO
9090222_tn?1401649595
Blank
Madpi
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
LaChaparrita89