Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Totally: B"sd absolutely right - genetic studies should only be done on an appropriate tissue specimen. To my knowlege, specimens are screened for adequacy be... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Hopefuly not: B"sd presume you mean hypoglycemia as a complication of rx for diabetes. At worse severe and or prolonged hypoglycemia leads to poor cognitive, possi... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Works and fast: B"sd the largest study: "The ovulation rate was superior with letrozole (61.7%) than with Clomid (clomiphene) (48.3%)" that means that on average you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Not likely: B"sd In severe hyperthyroidism corticosteroids like prednisone may be given with one reason being to decrease the conversion of thyroxine (T4) to i... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes and no: B"sd avapro - basically a kind of weak diuretic atenolol is associated with weight gain, higher blood sugar and decreased blood flow to limbs. Substi... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Maybe not: B"sd there is always great concern with phentermine as it is a stimulant in the amphetamine family. due caution would be careful attention to any eff... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Possible rheumatoid: B"sd does not sound like related to sugars. With type 1 diabetes (not supposed to say "diabetic" any more) other autoimmune diseases are more common.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Opposites: B"sd yes decreased or absent Breath Sounds with effusion, rales and rhonci with edema at least in the old days - However, I hardly auscultate these da... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Cons win: B"sd the role of vitamin D supplementation is quite controversial and based on abundant research it seems to do little for just about everything to my... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
A while, ?underdosed: B"sd 25 mcg is a small dose, usually I usually reserve for the elderly or heart patients. In any case the 1/2 life of thyroxine is about 14 days, so... Read More
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