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Tuesday 22nd of January 2019


General information on Hyperestrogenism

Hyperestrogenism is described as the overproduction of estrogen from the ovaries or testicles. In females it is caused by cell tumors and ovarian cysts. In males, it is caused by testicular tumors.

Symptoms of Hyperestrogenism

The symptoms of Hyperestrogenism for females are enlarged mammary glands, enlarged nipples, enlarged vulva and clitoris, irregular heat cycles, and false pregnancy. In males the symptoms are enlarged nipples, and drooping foreskin. Both may have dry and brittle hair around the genitals with some hair loss, the skin can become darkly-pigmented with a dry flaky rash.

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Treatments for Hyperestrogenism

The general treatment for Hyperestrogenism is neutering to which both sexes tend to respond well.

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Hyperestrogenism experience by - Kathy
Torrington, CT USA

I have noticed that my 6 year old female peke has been having leaking or discharge from her nipples - it appears to be milky in color and consistency. I know she is not pregnant - I will be contacting my vet with regard to this issue and I will keep you updated if and when I find an answer. I may just have to get her spayed. I hope that that is all there is to it.
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