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Does cushing's syndrome and the moon face disappear after you stop taking the medication that caused it?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Cushing's syndrome by definition is high level of cortisol in the body. If the cause was taking too much cortisol and you successfully weaned off of it, then you no longer have cushing's syndrome. Moon face could also resolve but this takes a lot longer.

Answered May 21, 2016



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