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Estradiol

Estradiol is a naturally occurring female hormone estrogen. It is used to treat menopausal symptoms seen in women due to less production of estrogen, like vaginal dryness, itching, burning, and hot flashes.

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I have a lot of facial hair. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old female. I have PCOD. My doctor prescribed me Fertiplus tablets containing Myo-inositol and D-chiro inositol. But, I cannot afford it. Please suggest me a low-cost treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The easiest and cheapest way for you to get healthy is by lifestyle modification such as diet and exercise. Try losing weight. You need to lose 20 kg. Weight loss itself will improve the symptoms of PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). Take Calcium tablet like Shelcal-...  Read Full »

I am a PCOD patient with primary infertility. Can I take tablet Progynova to build up endometrium?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old PCOD patient with primary infertility. My LMP was 10 days before. I took tablet Letrozole 2.5 mg once a day for five days from the next day of my periods. Today is my eighth day. I had a USG today. Findings are, ET 3.6 mm, right ovary follicle is 11 mm, left ovary fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are on day 8, ET (endometrial thickness) is low for the day of the cycle. You should be starting on Progynova (Estradiol) 2 mg one tablet twice a day for the next seven days. Your follicular scan days should be on day 11, 15 and 17. The follicles are appropria...  Read Full »

I have spotting while on Tri-Sprintec. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking the birth control pill, Tri-Sprintec for almost five years now. I started my new pack of pills on 19 of last month. I had intercourse twice on 20th and once on the 21st of last month. I used to take my pill between 7 and 8 AM. One day I had pill at 6:30 AM as I woke up ...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iCliniq.com. The brown rusty vaginal discharge you are experiencing could be one of the side effects of Tri-Sprintec, which is a combination of Norgestimate and Ethinyl estradiol. It is common to have irregular periods, unscheduled bleeding, and vaginal spotting during the first few m...  Read Full »

Which are the tests to be taken to know hormonal imbalance?

Query: Hi doctor, My problem is that I am having man boobs and love handles. They just will not go away. I workout and reduced a lot of fat, but the fat in this area is stubborn. I want to know whether there is any hormonal imbalance in my body like high content of estrogen. What tests should I undergo to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is called gynecomastia which is quite common and needs treatment due to cosmetic reasons. First of all, this may be natural following obesity or due to hormonal imbalance inside you. You need a checkup whether there is any hormonal imbalance. A testicular examinatio...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of taking 12 I-pills in eight months?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask you a few things related to I-pill. Two years, I have taken around 10 to 12 I-pill tablets in eight months, Again I had two tablets last year. What will be the side effect in future? I do not have any complaints rather than weight gain. I was 116 lbs before and now I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An I-pill contains high amount of hormone for contraceptive purpose. I-pill designated as emergency contraception, which means only to be used after an unaccustomed exposure. Then, definitely there will be problem if you take so much high hormonal pills in such a small ...  Read Full »

Do I need to take Arimidex to inhibit high E2 levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old. I just want check whether my T/E2 values are proper not because I am suffering from most of the symptoms of high estrogen levels like enlarged prostate, extreme fatigue, anxiety, muscle loss, belly side fat, loss of libido, knee and joint pains for more than 10 years. A...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that your testosterone is completely normal but not estradiol. The maximum physiological level is 40 pg/ml and the level above this rings alarm bell and should be investigated. T...  Read Full »

My period started early after taking an emergency pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had irregular periods. So, my family doctor suggested to have Femilon. I had Femilon for over a year and stopped it three months back. After that I had two I-pills within a span of two weeks and my periods have started two weeks earlier. Kindly suggest a solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Period starting early is due to effect of I-pill. You do not need to do anything. But, if you have taken two I-pills in two weeks for contraception, then it is better to continue with Femilon (combination of Desogestrel and Ethin...  Read Full »

Can my wife use hormonal contraceptives during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had irregular periods. We consulted a gynecologist and she suggested starting Asmita tablet for 21 days and Oosure tablet for a month. We started medication from mid of last month. Now, ultrasound says that she is 8 weeks pregnant. My question is can she continue the pregnancy?...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both the drugs Asmita 21 (combination of Drospirenone and Ethinyl estradiol) and Oosure tablets (Myo-Inositol) have been advised to her presuming that she was a case of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and had concerns regarding ovulation. But, as Asmita are estroge...  Read Full »

I have not had periods despite taking medications. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married last month. Since my period date was clashing with my wedding date, I had to take some medicine in order to postpone my period. My normal period cycle is 27 or 28 days, but in the last few months due to stress and exertion, I had been getting my period 5 or 6 days early. So,...  Read Full »


Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your query. Let me explain you that you do not have any major problem and you will get relieved by the treatment itself. Yes, you can have intercourse now at least. You have taken Deviry (Medroxyprogesterone) for five days. Actually, you s...  Read Full »

How long should I take Krimson-35 for my acne problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried female. Three years ago, suddenly I had lots of acne and my periods was little irregular. After some failed attempts with a skin specialist, I went to a gynecologist. He suggested me to take Krimson-35. My ultrasonography report was normal and no polycystic ov...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Masturbation has no relation to increased bleeding, but hormonal changes may be related to your masturbation on consecutive days. Your ultrasound is normal, so your excessive bleeding and acne may be due to hormonal problems. If you have not done any blood tests, then ...  Read Full »

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