A 25-year-old male asked:
I'm a healthy male 25-year-old with elevated dhea-s (463-586), no symptoms. my doctor insists on treatment but cannot explain why. what's the risk?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Uncertain: Pleae clarify exactly what your doctor is treating you for.
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Nadine Yamusahanswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
DHEA-S is normally: elevated in newborns and has another peak in the early twenties. At times one can see idiopathic elevation in DHEA-S in asymptomatic individuals, . If its over 600 it could signify an adrenal tumor. What treatment is he proposing, statins, steroids, other meds?
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Last updated Oct 26, 2016
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