Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Not very likely: B"sd sounds fairly typical for Hashimoto's thyroiditis, which commonly causes coarse echoes on thyroid US images. Also, nodules are often seen, many ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Of course: B"sd Naturethyroid and Armour thyroid are made of dessicated livestock thyroid - I believe manufactured at the same facility. Accordingly, they conta ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
An endocrinologist: B"sd It is essential to define the nature and source of the excess "adrenaline", which usually refers to normetanephrine (NE) and less commonly but mu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Reactive hypoglycemi: B"sd sounds like a colleague has ordered hypoglycemia evaluation. Clinical details needed for full interpretation, but the results given would be com ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Endocrinologist: B"sd perhaps an endocrinologist, if you will excuse my bias. The nature and details of your thyroid dx and rx need to be reviewed. Hair loss is very ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Need prolactin level: B"sd thats an interesting circumstance. Are you having regular menses - if you are much less likely to be a significant issue such as pituitary tumor ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Alternative medicine: B"sd Is your dr a herbalist? "Vitex agnus-castus, also called vitex, chaste tree ... long believed to be an anaphrodisiac but its effectiveness remain ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetic nephropathy: B"sd kidney failure is marked by elevation of creatinine. Microalbumin is a sensitive test for early kidney changes seen in diabetes and hypertension. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetic nephropathy: B"sd kidney failure is marked by elevation of creatinine. Microalbumin is a sensitive test for early kidney changes seen in diabetes and hypertension. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Yes - but very rare: B"sd do you mean small cell lung cancer? Elevated cortisol can be related to stress or to pituitary, adrenal or rarely, ectopic ACTH as in lung cancer ... Read More
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