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Does cushings disease cause elevated calcium levels

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 34 years experience
A pituitary hormone: In addison's disease, the adrenal glands stop making cortisol. The pituitary gland (just below the brain) makes massive amounts of a hormone called a... Read More
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Dr. Tonga Nfor
Cardiology 17 years experience
Pituitary hormone: These people have increased secretion of crh (corticotropin releasing hormone & acth (adrenocorticotropic hormone, also called corticotropin) from the... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Cushing's Syndrome: Is caused by production of excessive cortisol by using medications or by a tumor in the pituitary. High stress or emotional trauma cannot cause this.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Cushing's: Cushing's syndrome is any conditions that cause the adrenal gland to produce too much cortisol. Cushing's disease is a adenoma (tumor) in the pituitar... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cushings: On steroids?Prednisone/adrenal mass causes Cushings syndrome. Causes of Cushings Disease are pituitary adenoma (MRI -not 100%) or increased secret... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Weight gain: Can cause it. Also, high cortisol levels will lead over time to bone loss, particularly in the spines of the back, which can lead to back pain. Check ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not usually: I'd look for another condition such as peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux, biliary tract disease, or cholecystitis, just to name a few
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
Nephrology and Dialysis 33 years experience
There are many: Many patients have multiple signs & symptoms, including (but not limited to): facial plethora, violet colored striae ("stretch marks"), high blood pre... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Kempf
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Pituitary tumor: A pituitary tumor causes classic cushings syndrome. The tumor releases acth which stimulates the adrenal gland to produce corticosteroid hormones. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Rare disease: Cushing's syndrome is more prevalent in women than in men, but it is a relatively rare disease. The incidence is about 4 cases per million people. A... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
See below.: First, find out what's causing the cushing's syndrome. If it's due to overuse of steroids, cut down on the dose. If it's due to a tumor, surgery is th... Read More
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