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A 64-year-old male asked:

Since 2017 - appendix cancer; severe pancreatitis; addisons disease; 3rd stage kidney failure; cirrhosis of the liver; septic shock w/adrenal insufficiency. and again sepsis w/adrenal insufficiency. only specialists see me. any recommendations?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Unfortunately, we have nothing more to offer, you have been in good hands.
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Addison’s disease & adrenal insufficiency are essentially the same thing & usually managed by an endocrinologist, & those specialists tend to be very thorough about looking at the whole patient, but a good primary care Dr who really knows you can still be a big support. Spiritual counselors (pastor, etc) can help also in chronic illness situations. I am sorry you are dealing with such difficulty

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