Hormonal Changes

Hormonal changes or imbalance occurs when there are changes in the levels of hormones in the bloodstream. As hormones regulate metabolism, appetite, heart rate, body temperature, growth, and sexual functions, even a small change can cause significant symptoms.

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I am a 17-year-old female diagnosed with high testosterone levels and have masculine voice. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old female diagnosed with too high testosterone levels. I have hormonal problems, and I desperately try to stop the symptoms. I cannot stand this anymore, and I need a way to prevent this from progressing. The symptoms are acne, weight gain, menstrual changes, excessive ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned your menstrual history, which is important, but at least I can predict that you had regular menses before having high testosterone levels. Are you on any medications, or have you been treated for any chronic disease? Drug side effects, genetic...  Read Full »

I have not had D and C after my miscarriage. Will this affect my future pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a miscarriage a month back, and since then, I have not been able to get pregnant since. Do you think I need to schedule a checkup with my primary doctor since I did not have a D and C?  Read Full »

Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, D and C (dilation and curettage) are not a must to get you pregnant. I believe that you are getting periods regularly after the miscarriage. So about the above findings, I would like to suggest you a few things: 1. Keep a planned relationship between...  Read Full »

Is it normal for me to bleed lightly for almost a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22-years-old female. I am having light bleeding for more than a month. I never had any sexual intercourse. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nisha Marhatta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At your age, having a prolonged menstrual period is most likely due to some internal hormone upset. Since you have not provided me with details of the past, kindly answer me to understand your menstrual cycle better. 1) At what age you started getting periods? 2) How re...  Read Full »

I want to be sexually attractive with a masculine bone structure, large genitalia, and a lot of hair. Is there a treatment that can help me achieve these?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to be more sexually attractive with a masculine bone structure. I also want to have larger genitalia and a lot of facial hair. Is there a treatment that can help me achieve these? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Peter Bryant Rapsing Grutas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Unfortunately, hormone replacement therapy will not have much of an impact in terms of bone structure at your age since, at this time, the bones have already achieved maturity. It will also not affect the size of yo...  Read Full »

Is it safe to get injections for severe skin itching during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red bumps on hands, lower back and legs. It is also itching a lot. In some body portion blood patches had happened due to itching. For this itching Estrogen, LCZ and Lobate are used as current medication, but no use. I am going for liver function test as soon as possible. Are inj...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These are looking like PUPP - Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy or it can be AEP - atopic eruption of pregnancy. In both cases the treatment is the same and there is...  Read Full »

Are my gums sensitive due to my periods?

Query: Hello,My teeth have felt a bit tender for the last few days, and my gums are a bit swollen and red. Today the pain is more than usual. I suspect that my gums are inflamed, and I am experiencing tightness and pain on the right side of my mouth. The pain arises above my teeth, and there is some rednes...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Please do not worry. I think this swelling is due to hormonal fluctuations, which results in an inflammatory response. It increases vasodilation (widening of the blood vessels) and results in swelling and vague pain. I...  Read Full »

I experienced a pregnancy loss recently, and my bleeding has not stopped yet. Why so?

Query: Hi doctor, The bleeding after my pregnancy loss has not stopped. The previous reports show there was RPOC, and now my TVS is normal. There seemed to be a slight hormonal imbalance and I was taking Dronis 30 and Tranexamic acid. The bleeding has started again and does not stop. Kindly help me resolve...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance. Get your pelvic ultrasound to see the endometrial thickness. If required, dilatio...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for me to bleed dark red after four months of stillbirth?

Query: Hello doctor,Four months back, I had a full term stillbirth. I am trying to conceive again. My menstrual cycles are 28 days, and I bleed for five days. This month, my periods were late by two days, and I had bright red blood for two days. The home pregnancy test was negative. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I am sorry about your previous loss. Even though you have delivered, your hormonal balance will take few months to stabilize. Also, the normal blood loss during delivery or cesarean section, the mental stress of delivery, and the incidents occurring aft...  Read Full »

Follicle develops into big cyst every month. Doctor says, it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?

Query: Hi, My wife has regular periods. All tests are normal. Her follicle develops into a big cyst every month. Doctor says it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should consult a gynaecologist and get her hormonal profile done to rule out other causes if any. Follicular cyst may be because of PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) or it may be because of subserosal fibroid and also it can be because of hormonal changes. Sub...  Read Full »

Can we win over thyroid problem by taking homeopathy medicines?

Query: Hello Doctor, My mother has thyroid problem. She is taking homeopathy medicines. Thyroid problem not corrected. She is 40 years old, weight 42 Kg, height 5 feet. What should she do? She feels weak. Can we win over this thyroid problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully appreciate your concerns. You have not mentioned whether thyroid is underworking or overworking. Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone deficiency occurs if thyroid gland is underactive (Hypothyroidism). Under these circumstances, the patient need...  Read Full »

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