Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Needs caution: B"sd Have often had this question for my patients. Need to coordinate between psychiatrist and endocrinologist. My particular concern would be if usi... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
2 months: B"sd a bit confusing, would need to know what your tests are showing. for patients with incomplete resolution of sx's on standard levothyroxine therap... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Not necessarily, but: B"sd thats a very insightful question. Generaly, endocrinologist accept that the bone age determined from 1 hand /wrist x ray applies to the whole bo... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Likely none: B"sd thyronorm 25 mg, you mean 25 mcg - is L-thyroxine also know as T4. It is one of the 2 important thyroid hormones in the blood. T4 replacement i... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Perimenopause: B"sd the main medical issue would be iron defiency anemia. Generaly this can be a problem at menarche (start up of menses) and as with you in peri-me... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Very scary: B"sd epinephrine could possibly make your irritable heart more irritable and lead to various, even G-d forbid fatal arrythmias. Would avoid epinephr... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
In the darkness: B"sd I wrote just recently Despite endless studies the "correct" recommended level of vitamin D remains quite arbitrary - usually given as 30 but as ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Good questions: B"sd the only way to get rid of a nodule is by surgery. Taking thyroid hormone was used in the past, but for true (not pseudo) nodules this probably ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
NO: B"sd your fasting blood sugar is borderline elevated. It is very important to now check the sugar after eating. Also the "3 month average" blood suga... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
? Hashimotos: B"sd agree with your dr. perhaps radiologist command of english a little weak. Inhomogeneity is typical of thyroid inflammation - most commonly due ... Read More
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