Doctor Q&A for Dr. David Geffner

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
None: mosapride, metoclopramide, renzapride, and zacopride all have side effects. Metoclopramide is the only one clinically available in the US
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
It's low: If 2000-5000 IU of OTC Vit D does not help you can have your doctor Rx a 50,000 IU capsule to take once a week for a few weeks, than monthly
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Could be: see an endocrinologist to check serum prolactin levels. The discharge may be clear or milky
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: PPIs may increase CgA levels. If a neuroendocrine tumor is suspected stopping PPIs for 2 weeks will suffice.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
No: they will not effect BC
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
No: It will not.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
It's true: Men that have 1 testicle removed for tumors have normal levels of T for their age.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Correct: Taking testosterone can decrease Thyroid Binding Protein (TBP) so total T4 (and some "free" T4) test(s) can look low. Your endocrinologist will do a f ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
See a DM doc: There are antibody tests to rule out type 1
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Many reasons.: See a doctor
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