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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Species specific: Hi. Growth hormone is one of the rare hormones with species specificity. Insulin from cows, pigs, and salmon work in humans. Not so with growth hormon ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hor ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes if: Taken for unintended medical purposes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Hgh: It increases the size of all organs. It's important during puberty for the grow of the bones. Some pituitary benign tumors may produce excessive amou ... 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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
HGH: once the growth plates fuse,HGH will not affect your boy's growth
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: Life gets better if there is a medical problem which can be repaired or corrected with a medicine that either replaces what is deficient, or a medicin ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
HGH: Hgh stands for human growth hormone, not because it comes from humans, but because growth hormone is species specific, meaning human growth hormone wi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Humatrope (human growth hormone): Humatrope (human growth hormone) should not be frozen.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
Growth hormone: Growth hormone only helps if growth hormone is low. High levels of growth hormone creates a dangerous condition with obesity, heart and blood glucose ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
If don't need, yes.: If you are an appropriate candidate for it, such as short stature syndrome, growth hormone deficiency from various causes, then it won't be hard on yo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Before puberty: Hgh is only prescribed in children diagnosed with a true growth or height deficiency due to a pituitary gland disorder. Hgh has no effect on height i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: This is a listed common side effect for saizen (human growth hormone). Depression is also common for growth hormone deficiency which is what this dru ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Direct/indirect: Gh stimulates growth by different mechanisms. The one we most commonly refer to is when gh stimulates the production of igf-1 from the liver which med ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
No: No but if you were diagnosed with gh deficiency, it's not uncommon to have associated thyroid problems since TSH (the pituitary signal the controls th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Do you need it?: Hgh is only safe for adult patients who are growth hormone deficient by virtue of an endocrinologist-interpreted stimulation test. This is rare in ad ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
For what purpose?: Hgh, which is what Nutropin (human growth hormone) is, immediately raises igf-1 levels, which is synthesized primarily in the liver. For short stature ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Safe if: Safe if used for intended medical purposes. Check with your doctor if you qualify for gh replacement.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Growth hormone: Genotropin (human growth hormone) is growth hormone and is indicated in children with growth hormone deficiency to help them grow. It has much less o ... Read More
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
NO: Unless you have growth hormone deficiency. See an endocrinologist to have this checked.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
HGH : Hi. Growth hormone is indicated in growth hormone deficiency in children & adults, and for short stature in children. GH is a protein hormone, so ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Not for them.: This is really for children who have a deficiency in growth hormone, and short stature for noonan's syndrome, turner's syndrome, and no catch-up growt ... Read More
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