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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerson marius Kolbe
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Pituitary gland: Hi Without further tests of the pituitary hormones I can't say, but I believe the cause is more peripheral as in the adtenal glands. High parathyroid ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Growth: IGF-1 is one of the main "growth hormones" and is stimulated by pituitary growth hormone. During adolescence, the levels of IGF-1 are higher than at ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Details: Sorry to have you do this but please go online or to the nearest library and learn what you need to know. The librarian will help you! Hope all goes w ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
GH Resistance?: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/922902-overview Cancer isn't entirely off the table, but other illnesses (see article) are far more likely. End ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Screening test: Igf-1 is a screening test which if high screens for gigantism-acromegaly. Since it is a screening test, the abnormal values should be the ones taken i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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IGF-2: Why was there "high IGF-2"? Was a lab study done and if so what did your doctor tell you? If not, what is your concern? Please let me know.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on patient: What sort of meaning a particular igf-1 level has depends on all the other issues that a patient has. A number is just a number. The endocrinologist c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
GH measurement: Gh levels fluctuate considerably throughout the day, often being high during the night, and very low other times of the day, which makes a single meas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Unlikely: Acromegaly as a result of excessive GH is extremely rare and symptoms are not straight forward but you can look them up. The IGF-1 is a good screenin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
31 years experience Family Medicine
Hypo kalmia : This is complex disorder and not easy to explain here . Recommend to talk to your doctor or talk to one of doctors here. It needs many lab and imaging ... Read More
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