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how can people with hypopituitarism get pregnant

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: B"sd replacement therapy for hypopit is challenging and can be very challenging during pregnancy. Much depends it partial or panhypopit. The later ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Miscarriage: You won't be as well as you should until you have your doctor help you control the hypothyroidism.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypopit: If the diagnosis is made in the early stages and corrected by replacement of missing hormones there should be few, if any, physical changes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Hypopit: If all the hormones of the pituitary are low, you will manifest the symptoms of low thyroid, adrenal, sex hormones, etc. One form of acquired hypopit ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, you can't tell just by looking at him/her. But the child with hypopituitarism will be very low & falling off the growth chart, so the pedi ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Many: There are a variety of blood tests and imaging such as an mri. The pituitary gland is involved in many functions , such as the thyroid, sex hormones, ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Different control: Hi. Good question. As you know, cortisol production by the adrenal cortex is exquisitely regulated by ACTH from the pituitary. In ACTH-deficiency (hyp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hormone replacement: Depends on the age and the severity of the hormone deficiency. If you are truly pan-hypopit, you will need thyroid, steroid and sex hormone replaceme ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Not typically as hyperpigmentation if due to adrenal insufficiency, is because there is increased acth hormone signaling. This latter hormone is often ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Just ask: Doctors are easy to talk to, if the test is indicated from your symptoms, then it may be done, ordering tests just out of curiosity is not covered by ... Read More
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