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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Curren
13 years experience Cardiology
Talk to your doctor.: Those are both serious conditions. You should talk to your doctor before taking anything. You should probably see an endocrinologist.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pheochromocytoma: 41 F I have pheochromocytoma and addisons, and i want to take drugs again. What should I do? ANS:I specialize in this and happy to do 2nd opinion to f ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Thyroid and others: 9 of 10 pheochromocytomas are sporadic - that means they occur for no obvious reason. The other 10 percent are caused by rare familial syndromes (men ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
High blood pressure: And also high heart rate, sweating, anxiety.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
A tumor: Pheochromocytoma is a chatecholamine producing tumor. Catecholamines include Epinephrine and norepinephrine. The tumors are most often in the adrenal ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Adrenal tumor: The classic triad presentation is headache, sweating and fast heart rate. Hypertension is the most common presentation. Not uncommonly the high bloo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland. These tumors release chemicals called catecholamines which can cause high blood pressure, headaches, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgery: Removing the adrenal is the appropriate treatment. These tumors produce hormones that increase the blood pressure to dangerous levels, so it is impor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Adrenal gland: Pheochromocytoma is a tumor that produces catecholamine hormones like Adrenalin which cause elevated blood pressure. The tumor is usually found in th ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Blood or urine tests: The diagnosis is made by finding abnormal catecholamines (hormones that elevate pulse and blood pressure) in the blood or urine. Once the diagnosis i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Hormone release: Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue. When functional they cause adrenal glands to make too much norepinephrine and epine ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: findings of tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, headache! Then flushing, chest pain, heart pain, torn aorta and more!! Medical emergency!
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Phaeochromocytoma: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pheochromocytoma/basics/definition/con-20030435

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