Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Probably: B"sd every type 1 diabetic should know about the dangers of diabetic ketoacidosis. disorders such as vomitting and diarrhea can bring it on in some c... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Don't neglect: B"sd hmm - you need to get one to evaluate for mennorrhagia - prolonged menstrual bleeding. You may also need a blood test for anemia.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Check thyroid: B"sd low thyroid (that is if not adequately treated) is a common cause of heavy bleeding. Need to make sure thyroid is taken care of. Of course need... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Good questions: B"sd back again! 90% + of thyroid nodules are not cancer. Also , thyroid cancers grow slowly and rarely spread until they are 4 cm or more. If a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Decreases fertility: B"sd testosterone therapy decreases fertility and can cause testicles to atrophy. However, military found that could not be relied on for male contra... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Probably are fine: B"sd you are probably fine. Menstrual cycles can be disturbed on occasion by situational circumstances, so an occasional missed period is quite normal... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Absolutely: B"sd you should get a pregnancy test - even if pregnant may take another week or so for the HCG to rise.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd Loestrin is a combination of the 2 female hormones – estrogen and progesterone – the estrogen will cause the breast to grow and develop – like i... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd yes, - some concern NSAID med like advil (ibuprofen) may result in higher levels of glipizide and lower blood sugar. Do not think this is too l... Read More
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