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Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by the endocrine glands of the body, and they regulate most of the bodily functions. Hormonal imbalance results when the hormone levels in the blood become too much or too little. The symptoms caused by such hormonal imbalance are unexplained weight gain, excessive sweating, sleep disturbances, skin rashes, dry skin, depression, headaches, etc.

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I want to know about hysterectomy and hormone replacement therapy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I want to know about hysterectomy and hormone replacement therapy. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Answer: Hi. Welcome to I understand your concern. I will help as I much I can. I hope this information will help you. Thanks.  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing weight gain, hair loss, and osteopenia at the age of 46?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old female with regular cycles. At the age of 42, I was diagnosed with osteopenia, but doctors have been unable to determine the cause. There is no family history of osteopenia, anorexia, drug use, or autoimmune issues. However, I did experience a car accident that left ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and understand your concern. Based on the information provided, it appears that you may be experiencing idiopathic premenopausal bone loss. This means that the underlying cause for your condition cannot be determined without further investigatio...  Read Full »

I have hair thinning due to hormonal issues. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. Around 1.5 years ago I started having hormonal issues and noticed my hair thinning. When I was younger I had medium-thickness fine hair. Recently I started T-pellets. I do take medications such as, Ambien tablets, Iodoral tablets, vitamin D, and Baclofen. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Since your hormone levels are normal now, I will only prescribe topical preparations to you. I suggest you start using Qilib (Minoxidil) lotion twice daily. Use conditioner after every head wash, this should take care of...  Read Full »

I am a 14-year-old with severe acne for which I use skin care products but fear developing melasma. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 14 years old, and I developed a lot of pimples last year. So I started using skin care products like foaming cleansers, toners (100% alcohol-free and organic), and facial moisturizers. Because of these, I am finally free from pimples, but whenever I have my menstruation. My mom s...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Melasma is hyperpigmentation of the face and sun-exposed areas, and when induced by pregnancy, it is called chloasma. It is common in women, especially in their reproductive years. The exact cause is not known. ...  Read Full »

What could be causing a delay in my period after taking Z pack?

Query: Hello doctor,My last period started a month back. The next week I was on a Z pack for a throat infection. I have not gotten my period this month. I am 7 to 10 days late. Took six different brands, etc. Pregnancy tests are all negative. What could be causing this late period? I am under a lot of stre...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The fact that urine pregnancy test is negative, and as this is the first time that your menses have been delayed and there is a likely cause present- the throat infection and the stress factor during this month. So, stress as we know that it can easily cause horm...  Read Full »

I had light bleeding for 20 days, two months after unprotected sex. Could it be due to a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having my periods for the past 20 days. I had physical activity two months ago. It was unprotected but just like a 40-sex thing with no sperm being released or not even felt to release, just inserted and taken out. I did not have my periods for two months, but it was a norma...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. According to your description, there is some possibility of miscarriage and a urine pregnancy test would not show you clear results at this stage so I would suggest doing a blood beta HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) t...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and nipple discharge despite taking supplements.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. My weight is 65 kg, and my height is 5.2 feet. I am currently on vitamin C and zinc medications. Since last week, I noticed a slight nipple discharge from my left one when squeezed. I think I have pcod symptoms such as weight gain, facial hair, and acne. Could you te...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Following is my opinion on your question. Nipple discharge can be seen when female hormones fluctuate or due to underlying benign breast diseases like fibrocystic disease. I suggest you visit the surgeon for a physical breast examination, and accordingly, an ultraso...  Read Full »

I have nausea, bloating, headache, and fatigue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing nausea, bloating, headache, and fatigue for the past few weeks. As I have not had sex since my last period, I am certain that I am not pregnant. Is hormonal imbalance causing these symptoms? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Nausea, bloating, headache, and fatigue can be the symptoms of hormonal imbalance. But it is important to see a healthcare provider to rule out other potential causes. Generally, hormonal imbalances can occur fo...  Read Full »

Why is my period late after my first intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex for the first time. After that, I did not get my periods yet. I went to a gynecologist. She had taken my blood sample and it was negative. But, still I have not gotten my periods and it has been a week ahead. What could be the reason for my late periods?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As the serum beta hCG levels are less than 3 mIU/mL, the pregnancy is definitely ruled out. The delay in the menses is mostly due to sex induced stress after the first time when reproductive hormones readjust themselves. The menses can get delayed even up to two ...  Read Full »

I have facial hair growth near my chin region. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old (164 lbs weight and 5 feet 4 inches in height), and I am facing an issue of facial hair growth, which is bizarre these days. I got myself checked and had a report suggesting that there could be a cyst-like growth pattern; for that, I had all medicines for PCOS. I have...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query, and I understand your concern. Facial hair growth is usually associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) only, but as you mentioned, your polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is under control. Hence, another thing is it can be due to hormonal i...  Read Full »

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