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Microscopic metastatic disease in dog insulinoma

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Low glucose: Thses usually cause symptoms of hypoglycemi? It can lead to weakness, a feeling of passing out and even sudden bout of bad temper that all gets bette... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
NO: No insulinoma causes low blood glucose.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Rare tumor: Insulinoma is a rare tumor that secretes Insulin and causes your blood sugars to be abnormally low. In some ways, its the opposite of diabetes where y... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Certainly: Insulinoma is an insulin-secreting adenoma (tumor), mostly seen in older children and adults. Excess Insulin is responsible for the lowering of blood... Read More
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Active oversecretion of Insulin will lower blood glucose.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Won't work: Insulinomas are cruel tumors that are usually semi-malignant and pump insulin into the bloodstream, sickenng the person and forcing them to overeat. I... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Oh yeah: That is actually one of the most common ways it presents. The insulin secreting cells of the insulinoma are triggered by sugar to put out insulin in a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Insulinoma: Just the opposite -- Insulin producing tumor causes hypoglycemia.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Nabrinsky
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
Many others: may have weight loss, diarrhea, sweats, bloating need CT scan to assess possible liver damage
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Insulinoma or Cyst?: These are 2 different entities. Cysts are typically fluid filled benign growths that rarely require any intervention unless they are growing. Insulino... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Pancreas tumor: Insulinoma is a rare tumor of the pancreas that produces excess insulin. Can cause severe hypoglycemia, confusion, convulsions, etc. Most all of these... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Random: There is no known cause to identify why someone would get the rare condition of an insulinoma.

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