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Lithonia, GA
A 29-year-old male asked:

is there a treatment or a plan of action for a males pituitary gland damaged by hemochromatosis? my fsh, lh, and testosterone are too low.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Will heal: Hemochromatosis is the easiest of all the deadly diseases to manage. That pituitary gland of yours should heal up nicely once your doctors get the iron out of you. And focus on how you feel, not the labs.
Dr. Shira Miller
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Yes. : Phlebotomy to reduce ferritin to less than 200. Hcg or Clomiphene in the meantime may help to increase testosterone.

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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