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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
No: And no.

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Igf-1: Hard to answer that question regarding "very low igf-1". If that is a medical problem your doctor will take care of it. At age 52 you will not have no ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Test: The testing is to see if your growth hormone access is intact. This includes your hypothalamus, pituitary and then your liver which is where IGF 1 com ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology: Have you had these tests recently? Glucagon stimulation test should not result to low growth hormone. Low IGF-1 should not be caused by malabsorption. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Growth hormone: Growth hormone is most often stable by age 25. What changes do you anticipate when you meet with your doctor? Most often the doctor will recommend tre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Growth hormone: At age 52 it is very unlikely that you still have growth hormone, but that does happen in some patients your age or about 3 years older. When you spea ... 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Probably not: The igf level is in the low normal range for age, and highly dependent upon time of day and other factors. Don't know why your doc would have been dra ... Read More
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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
26 years experience Endocrinology
? Pituitary problem: Hello Harry . Low Igf-1 indicates growth hormone deficiency due to pituitary gland dysfunction . Other hormonal deficiencies might be present . You N ... Read More
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