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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What are the probable causes of my reactive hypoglycemia and hair loss in the body?

Query: Hello doctor, I get reactive hypoglycemia and dark spots on the side of my face. Now all of a sudden, I have at least 50% full body hair loss. I possibly thought it is Addison's. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kackar

Rheumatologist, Endocrinologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to know more about past illnesses, stress levels, medication history, and gut health. Are any labs done in the recent past? Is there itching also over the area of hair loss to rule out a fungal infection? I will suggest some tests like complete blood count, t...  Read Full »

What is the chance of pregnancy with intercourse on the first day after the period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old. My periods are usually late. Last month I had sex with my partner on the first day of the menstrual cycle and had an i-pill after 40 hours of intercourse. It is two weeks now, and I did not get my period yet. Do I have a chance of getting pregnant by having sex on the...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you had sex just on the day when the bleeding stopped if that is what you meant, then no need to get worried. (First day of the menstrual cycle is considered as the first day of bleeding). So no chances of getting pregnant. It is normal to see ...  Read Full »

How to reduce my LH hormone level?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an imbalance hormone level. My LH harmone is high. How to reduce it?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi welcome to icliniq. LH is a hormone which releases from pituitary gland. Normally it's level is low but just before ovulation it's level raised suddenly which leads to ovulation. LH also stimulate to release testosterone which causes acne, hairs on face. Imbalance of hormone like LH and FSH lead...  Read Full »

Does low bone marrow intensity in MRI indicate cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I had an MRI for my back. The report mentioned the following, and I was concerned about the comment on the bone marrow's low signal intensity. The doctor's assistant said there was nothing to worry about with the report, but the internet pointed things towar...  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) results are more related to osteoporosis. Moreover, overweight also plays a role in the backbone. Get oral calcium preparations once daily and injectable vitamin D (once weekly for six weeks, then monthly once). Use...  Read Full »

Please suggest an effective way to get cured from menorrhagia.

Query: I have severe menorrhagia for the past 18 months, where two of my periods have lasted 48-50 days of bleeding, I visited the GP countless times who tried changing my prescription of contraceptives, put me on norethisterone, had scans done and blood tests, I changed from Levlen to Diane and they said ...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Thanks for using icliniq The most probable cause of your excessive bleeding which is also prolonged is due to to a dysfunctional uterine bleeding in which due dup to hormonal imbalance Due to that ,the bleeding continues for a long time and can only be controlled by medicines Apart from that you a...  Read Full »

Does my continuous period imply that I am losing more eggs?

Query: Hi, I got the contraceptive implant and have been on my period ever since, i’m getting worried about how many eggs i would have passed and weather or not i’ll lose my fertility earlier than i should because of this constant period. Im 18 years old  Read Full »

Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, When you said contraceptive implant, I’m guessing it’s Nexplanon. Are you having continuous periods without any days or weeks off without it? Is there any change in the amount of bleeding as Compared before the implant? Is it bleeding or spotting? One of the common side effects of such impla...  Read Full »

What is hormonal headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I have a headache for about a week. When I move, I have pulsating headache, especially on the left side of my head and around my eyes. I use pills like Gelofen 400, Acetaminophen and Codeine, but I do not feel better. I am not sensitive to light and sound like migra...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a hormonal headache. But, hormonal headache comes every time you have hormonal changes in your body. This episode of headache is first time for you I suppose. To make a diagnosis of hormonal headache, we need to wait and see if it happens every time before your ...  Read Full »

Why is there breast milk discharge when not pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have breast milk discharges, but I am not pregnant and have this problem for almost five months. When I first took Garcinia Cambogia, I noticed this on the third day of taking this herbal supplement, but I took it for a month. I finally stopped because the milk discharge was still ther...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must never retake Garnicia. In many countries, it is already withdrawn from the market because it can potentially cause severe side effects. Milk breast discharge, however, is not a common side effect of this herbal medication. But this does not mean that it is not ...  Read Full »

What could cause severe acne in the back and left cheek?

Query: Hello doctor, I have normal breakouts every once in a while. But last month I had severe acne all over my neck and left cheek. I started using a new brand of hair dye. My hair is longer than my shoulders. I am wondering if it could be due to the Henna-based hair dye. Even though it is natural. I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing information. It is inflammatory acne (adult-onset or hormonal). Henna-based hair dye or Celiac disease are less likely to be the cause in your case. If IUD is hormonal, then it can cause this kind of acne. Overall your breakout indicates hormona...  Read Full »

How to differentiate between hormonal imbalance or insulin resistance?

Query: Hi there, I just want to find out, how would you know if you have a hormone imbalance or insulin resistance? I have been struggling with my weight for 3 years now, I was on the pill and went off this year, my weight has increased by 16kg in the 3 years that I was on birth control, I urinate every 30...  Read Full »

Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hello welcome to icliniq! hope you're doing fine! Well, insulin resistance commonly occurs in obese patient resulting in a unified diagnosis of Metabolic syndrome . Subnormal glucose response to an endogenously or exogenously administered insulin defines insulin resistance. In your case, polycys...  Read Full »

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