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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
None: As far as i know, excpet if the eye also gets bigger, it will become more near-sighted.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It's a serious drug and needs to be appropriately taken under supervision of a physician. Some side effects of growth hormone are: brain bleed, pancr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Why: Why would you want to take growth hormone, which is by injection, expensive, and if you took it it wouldn't help you in any way. Plus, you'd be gettin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Destroys It.: Humatrope (human growth hormone) needs to be refrigerated both before and mixing, when it then is in liquid form. Then it must be used within 28 days. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Serostim (human growth hormone): Headache, swelling, muscle/joint pain, numbness, tingling, breast enlargement, nausea.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Children or adults?: Clearly the stigma of "shortness" is ever present. But in children, approval is given when there is a deficiency of growth hormone measured by a provo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. Howeve ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Many side effects: The reason hgh is regulated and only used for gh deficiency is because there is a temptation to give it for cosmetic reasons, and it can be dangerous. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
All of them: There are no positive effects. Growth hormone in adults that don't need it can lead to diabetes, pancreatitis, skeletal pain, headache, gynecomastia a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Serostim (human growth hormone): Is a synthetic growth hormone for aids wasting. Can cause muscle aches, joint pains, swelling of hands/feet.
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