Doctor Q&A for Dr. Toree Malasanos

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Watching hair grow: Hair normally grows in phases and, unless you've been ill, those phases are not synchronized. That's why you will almost always be shedding some hair.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Cytomel (liothyronine) is active: Leviothroid is T4 which allows your body to covert it to the activated form as it is needed. Cytomel (liothyronine) is already in an activated form, T... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Puberty and growth: There are many things which happen during puberty. Often the lay definition ignores things like testicular growth. So, figuring out how long or how ma... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Too complex: There may be many possible answers all of which will take a complete exam and possibly lab tests to sort out. It could be anything from being a late b... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
BMI inaccuracies: One of the major failings of BMI measurement is that it does not take into account that athletes have higher muscle mass. The weight of a square inch ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Change is good: Your risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, early heart disease, high cholesterol are higher because of your family history. If you can keep ac... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Meaning of it all: The A1c tells how much glucose is stuck on the hemoglobin in the red blood cell. The higher the blood glucose was during the life span of the cell (12... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Eyes: There are medical and non medical causes for the eye to appear to bulge. If it has always been this way then, like most people, you may have some faci... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Fatty liver dangers: Absolutely! It can be caused by a variety of things but each can cause cellular damage to the liver, then fibrosis, then even cirrhosis and liver fail... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toree Malasanos
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
To the ER now: Vomiting and excessive sleeping after head trauma are signs of pressure on the brain. There are other things that can also cause those symptoms, like ... Read More
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