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Started gaining weight from Estrogen-Methyltestosterone TB

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10 years ago (Age 30) I had a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. I've been taking Estrogen-Methyltestosterone TB, first it was light blue and now it's a dark green. When I began taking the dark green, I started gaining weight; 30 lbs. in 5 month's. Is this normal? I have not made any lifestyle changes. I turned 40 in November- 5 month's ago. Is the weight gain and amount normal? Is the change in pill form related? I'm very concerned!

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replied April 9th, 2014
Hysterectomy Answer A46621
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After surgical menopause as effect of your hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, you will experience hormonal changes and other endocrine effects that can lead to weight gain. If worried about your weight gain, you should consider visiting your doctor/endocrinologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/endocrinologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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