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what happens when they take your right adrenal gland

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: Your question was not clear. If you have any symptoms, please list those. Given your history, you should consult an endocrinologist. Wish you good hea ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Memory/concentration: Your problems with concentration, fatigue, and memory can be from a long list of conditions. Depression and sleep apnea often causes these symptoms. ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Ask your doctor: Disposition depends on clinical symptoms and results of tests. Mibg scan shows functioning tumors such as pheochromocytoma .Symptoms of pheo include h ... Read More
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Dr. Peggy Ching
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
CBD: I'm not an endocrinologist and no expert on your dx. Are you a candidate for surgery? Can't they remove your right adrenal gland? About meds and pain ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: What is your question the tumor can be removed. If benign this is good. The hypokalemia can be corrected. So you should be good to go
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Large adenoma: I trust that conn's syndrome and cushingism have been ruled out as causes of hypertnesion. This is very large for an adrenal cortical adenoma, and you ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Check w/doctor: An adenoma that large definitely needs a full evaluation and consideration for possible surgery if indicated. If you also have a history of a pituitar ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Adrenal tumors less than 4 or 5 cm do not need to be removed or treated unless they appear malignant on ct scan or MRI (not common) or produce hormone ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Several: There is cortisone and aldosterone replacement for deficiencies, plus several medications to suppress excess hormone secretion if present.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Heparin: If you have no baseline coagulation problems which would contraindicate the use of anticoagulant therapy, and the heparin dose is appropriate, the adr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Addison's disease: Inadequate adrenal function is called addison’s disease, and you usually feel very sick. Low bp, low blood sodium, high blood potassium. Poor adrenal ... Read More
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