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Out of nowhere I developed peripheral neuropathy about three

Out of nowhere I developed peripheral neuropathy about three months ago. I had gotten botox beforehand and stopped HRT over the course of about three weeks. It seems idiopathic so far. Could there be any correlation between the HRT withdrawal and/or the botox? I am an anxious wreck and doctors seem divided on whether HRT withdrawal would cause this. Either way I know it hasn't made it any easier! Should I go back on a low dose of the patch. My gynecologist says no problem going off but I've read that you should take a much longer time getting off of it. I have been having heart palpitations and hot flashes and am worried I either created and or made worse an already baffling situation. My GP suggested I go off but gave me no instructions. I was fine at first...

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I am concerned. My fertility doctor weaned me off estrogen

I am concerned. My fertility doctor weaned me off estrogen patches at week 5 of pregnancy, then restarted them at week 6. I am concerned about whether or not this will cause a miscarriage. The day my estrogen was restarted, the doctor did an exam to check for baby heartbeat. He was very rough, and the exam was painful. After the exam I started having sharp shooting pains and general vaginal pain that slowly faded through the night. I am worried that the fetus underwent too much strain; a flooding of estrogen again, and possible trauma from deep probing. The doctor was covering for my regular doctor. He thought he was examining a different patient, and I had to correct him of who I was. I am just nervous now. I don't want to seem like a fussy patient, but I don't won't to have to suffer a miscarriage because of mal practice either.

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After my hysterectomy... My breasts have dropped... Big

Hi. After my hysterectomy... My breasts have dropped... Big belly...buttocks drooped..gained weight.. Memory loss ..gotten gray...I'm not the same person...it has been six months and still having some cramping..I feel stiff... Hair loss...its crazy.. I'm on the patch estriodo.. Its bad

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I am an otherwise healthy female aged 58. Since I went

I am an otherwise healthy female aged 58. Since I went through menopause a few years ago I have found sexual intercourse to be extremely painful. I have tried lubricants but the problem seems to be internal. It feels as though I am a virgin. It's very discouraging as my husband and I used to really enjoy our sex life. I am seeing my OB-GYN to ask about something like Premarin. Any other ideas on whats going on with my body?

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I have a quarter-sized red patch on my left breast that's

I have a quarter-sized red patch on my left breast that's been there for a month or so. It doesn't itch and it looks like a dry skin patch but I've been putting moisturizer on it and it hasn't helped. It hasn't grown at all and I hadn't noticed any other patches on my body until today when I noticed a much smaller red patch on my right breast. For the past week or so, I've had breast pain but only if I touch my breasts and I'm not pregnant. The day before yesterday I noticed that the lymph nodes under my right arm appear to be swollen, and I'm really worried about all of it because I'm not sure if it's all connected or not. Do you have any idea what could be going on?

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Good Evening Doctor, I am approximately 9 weeks pregnant and

Good Evening Doctor,I am approximately 9 weeks pregnant and a previous smoker.I quit smoking cigarettes around 4 months ago; however, I have been using a vaporizer to supplement.As soon as I suspected I was pregnant (first pregnancy, forgot to mention), I immediately switched to nicotine free vaporizer liquid.I also use organic liquid (being a chemist I understand the oxymoronic use of that word in this context) but by organic they mean there are no carcinogenic organic compounds, aromatic benzene rings, etc.I cannot find any research on this subject, only the captain obviouses stating the dangers of nicotine.What is your advice on inhaling basically flavored water vapor while pregnant? My husband is driving me insane lol!I forgot to ask my OB and don't want to wait until my Monday appointment.Thank you kindly for your time and advice,Katie Rodriguez

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I am 49 years old and on Combipatch 2 years. Unfortunately,

Hi - I am 49 years old and on Combipatch for about 2 years. Unfortunately, my prescription has been on backorder for a week and my patch's use time is up tomorrow. I've tried finding it with no luck within a 100 mile radius and have been unable to talk to my dr. since it is the weekend. Any ideas of alternatives in the meantime while I and my pharmacist and dr. work next week to find a refill?JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. The Gynecologist will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Gynecologist should know?Customer: No. What's the next step?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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LaKrystal Warren

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Dr. Basu - I have a red patch on the inside of my left

Hi Dr. Basu - I have a red patch on the inside of my left breast - see photos. It doesn't hurt or itch. I had a mammogram in October and two breast exams (Oct/March). Everything is normal and I've had this patch for a while with no other issues. Is this contact dermatitis? I often use perfumes and other fragranced problems. I also sometime sweat from my bra and clothing.Please let me know what you think and how I can treat this. Thanks.

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Dr Basu

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I have raw skin on inside lip of vagina it's been raw

I have raw skin on inside lip of vagina it's been raw for sometime now and it will not heal up, it itches and bleeds every blue moon what can I use to clear this embrassing skin defect?JA: The Gynecologist will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Gynecologist can help you best.Customer: I was diagnosis with herpes almost 8yrs ago but after my first break out it left a raw tiny patch on the inside of lip but over the years it has become more noticeable because it expanded but the skin never heals up, I only had tht one really bad break out when I got diagnosed, I just want the skin to healJA: Is there anything else important you think the Gynecologist should know?Customer: NoJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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