Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Can try 5 mg/gm: B"sd sounds like Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). There is one prescription medicine that is approved for this in USA - although post marke... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
My opinion- yes: B"sd Not a fan of RAI therapy in general. Worsening of opthalmopathy is common with RAI rx – usually give steroids to help mitigate. My recommendati... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd spironolactone was actually developed as a diuretic - it has a hormonal mechanism of action blocking the adrenal salt retaining hormone aldostero... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Nothing good: B"sd Most likely you would become hypothyroid, which often causes symptoms including fatigue, cognitive decline (especially for math) and signs rangin... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need more: B"sdCheck since presumably TSH level (most sensitive blood test for thyroid status) should be very high. Depending on your situation an endocrinologis... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Not the issue: B"sd I think the problem is not the level of drug in system but rather the issues that lead to need for the medication and possible complicating addic... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Has a name: B"sd Some individuals have a sensation of heart pounding and actually have a normal pulse (and blood pressure) .. This situation can be difficult to a... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need more: B"sd TSH level (most sensitive blood test for thyroid status) has gone from normal to elevated. This means low thyroid hormone levels. The levothyro... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
A bit: B"sd ldh -?lactate dehydrogenase enzyme level- is a non-specific test that comes from liver and muscle - ? liver enzymes, ?hx heavy exercise and poss... Read More
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