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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Endocrinologist: Go see an endocrinologist -.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Problems: Sorry you have problems but without knowing what they are it's unlikely you'll get a lot of advice here. Even knowing what you say they are, your help ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Menopause.: Those levels being elevated would usually be the biochemical correlate of the menopause, and would then be normal in this context.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience in Neurology
Pituitary disorder: Check with your physician for adequate diagnosis and treatment. You could be right. However, there could be many other possibilities.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Adrenal cortex: The adrenal cortex makes lots of hormones. Very important are cortisol and aldosterone which help maintain life and salt balance. Addison's disease is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Cushing's disease can be cured by pituitary surgery: removing the small benign tumor causing the adrenal to overwork. However pituitary surgery is not ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generally not: Rarely. Make sure you're receiving brand name T4 replacement, as generics are generally unreliable.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanford Yau
15 years experience in Endocrinology
No: No, Hashimoto's does not cause brain demyelinations. Hashimoto's is an autoimmune thyroid dysfunction which will eventually cause hypothyroidism. Du ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
It doesn't: Perhaps you are thinking of paget's disease of the breast, which is a form of cancer.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No cancer: If pituitary adenoma is producing excess growth hormone there is an association between cartilage tumor and the presence of growth hormone. The way d ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease. This means that the body is mistakenly making antibodies against it's own tissue. But it is not re ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Could: ACTH producing pituitary adenoma may cause psychiatric symptoms due to elevation of steroids. A large adenoma may impinge on brain structure and cause ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Sometimes: Polycystic ovaries is not a disease, it is a syndrome because there are many different conditions that can contribute to developing polycystic ovarie ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience in Endocrinology
Not usually: The leading causes of Addison' disease in the US are: autoimmune; metastatic cancer; bleeding into adrenal glands; infectious infiltration (such as tu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
23 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: Celiac disease is an auto-immune condition. In other words, with auto-immune conditions, the body's immune system is responding incorrectly and attack ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pls resend question: Which gland? Could be a chronic condition causing parenchymal ( disease of the main tissue or substance of the organ involved)what's more worrisome is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Not rare: Addison's disease affects about one in every 20, 000 people. It affects an equal number of men and women, and can affect people of all ages. Addison's ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Yes you could have surgery for excess skin. See plastic surgeon for evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Basically thyroid parenchymal disease is the technical name for a goiter.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Yes.: Hypogonadism appears to be common among males who have sarcoidosis. In a 2007 belgian study, male patients with sarcoidosis had significantly lower m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Addisons disease: I dont know about cystic fibrosis but it can be linked to addisons disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Immune attack: An autoimmune disease is when the body's immune system mistakenly makes antibodies which are directed towards one's own healthy tissues. In terms of t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Hi. No, a pituitary tumor can't cause thyroiditis. Pituitary tumors can cause hypothyroidism & hyperthyroidism (by different mechanisms), but can' ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Benign tumor,but: It can be serious. Excessive production of prolactin causes infertility, loss of libido and other sexual dysfunctions. A large tumor will affect visio ... Read More
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Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience in Endocrinology
Only prolactinomas: A cystic lump seen in the pituitary region on a MRI scan may represent one of several different types of growths: a cystic pituitary adenoma, cranioph ... Read More
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