Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Non-issues: B"sd Florinef (fludrocortisone) is the only aldosterone like agent available. To my knowledge, unlike corticosteroids it does not suppress the pituita... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Check it out: B"sd not sure - stress fracture would hurt more when you walk as would tendon insertion inflamation (enthesopathy). Physicain may want to assess for ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Important info: B"sd The TPAb is specific for thyroid peroxidase enzyme. Its occurence is highly related to genetic susceptibilty to Hashimoto's thyroiditis. The mos... Read More
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Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Serious, even very: B"sd He has neurologic symptoms and should seek appropriate medical attention with no more incredible delay. It much better to err on side of caution... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Depends: B"sd replacement therapy for hypopit is challenging and can be very challenging during pregnancy. Much depends it partial or panhypopit. The later... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Please check it out: B"sd does not make sense at your age - or any age - sounds like something could be wrong - even an adrenaline producing tumor - pheochromocytoma. Yo... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
You need answers: B"sd There is no specific test for PCOS, "low normal" thyroid test can be anything from normal to hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. We endocrinologi... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Unfortunately yes: B"sd no it is a sugar, just like sucrose or table sugar. In fact some evidence suggest that it might lead to fatty liver and metabolic abnormalities ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Very much so: B"sd I would be terribly concerned. Little reason to blame the meds. She needs cardiovascular and perhaps neurologic evaluations. On the serious sid... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need endocrinologist: B"sd metformin is the drug of choice for type 2 diabetes - Beyond modest control of blood sugar, it seems to improve longevity! GI side effects may l... Read More
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