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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more


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Been 5 yrs of weakness, fatigue, mental fog, many medical tests. Platelets almost normal now from high. How to approach dr concern of adrenal issues?

Been 5 yrs of weakness, fatigue, mental fog, many medical tests. Platelets almost normal now from high. How to approach dr concern of adrenal issues?

Adrenal Insufficienc: The generalized symptoms you describe may be related to a number of varied conditions. Various blood studies might well give you provider a clue as to their source. Your symptoms may be consistent with either adrenal insufficiency or suppression, but if that were the case you would have many more symptoms. Various blood studies, such as cortisol levels and an acth suppression test can help. ...Read more

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Can anyone help me?! shortness of breathe, vertigo, weakness, have issues for 4 years now. Is this adrenal fatigue? Or candida overgrowth? Or lyme?

Can anyone help me?! shortness of breathe, vertigo, weakness, have issues for 4 years now. Is this adrenal fatigue? Or candida overgrowth? Or lyme?

U need a good doctor: If there is a rational explanation for this prolonged illness it may require a lengthy and detailed evaluation. Suggest you begin with an internist or infectious disease expert and let them dictate the need for other forms of consultative input. ...Read more

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Could muscle weakness and rapid heart rate when standing up and out and about be due to adrenal fatigue? I've been feeling this way for a month.

Could muscle weakness and rapid heart rate when standing up and out and about be due to adrenal fatigue? I've been feeling this way for a month.

Unlikely : Adrenal deficiencies are very uncommon. More benign causes are more likely. You could have low blood pressure and positional rise in your heart rate could be connected to that - the heart is trying to make up for a positional drop in blood pressure. This is called orthostasis.Also make sure you are well hydrated. Viral syndromes - usually benign and self limited - can cause a sense of weakness. ...Read more

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Can brain fog, taccycardia, lightheadedness, weight loss, weakness and fatigue point to adrenal or pituitary problems?

Can brain fog, taccycardia, lightheadedness, weight loss, weakness and fatigue point to adrenal or pituitary problems?

Unlikely, but: There is no way over the internet to do diagnoses. Check w/your doctor. It should be easy to test for and resolve your questions. ...Read more

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Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Yes!: Hyperprolactinemia makes people feel depressed, anxious, and have heightened physical complaints! ...Read more

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Think my vision is getting worse could that cause fatigue and weakness?

Think my vision is getting worse could that cause fatigue and weakness?

Depends: You should have your eyes examined by an eye md. Blurred vision should be evaluated. May be very simply a need for glasses. Now fatigue and weakness may be a totally different problem. Get an evaluation to rule out systemic problems that could be related to your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

Narcolepsy: You may be experiencing a disorder called narcolepsy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of the overpowering urge to sleep during the day. See a physician about this matter. ...Read more

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What does fullness in the i hilum mean? an could this cause severe fatigue. an weakness?

What does fullness in the i hilum mean?    an could this cause severe fatigue. an weakness?

Is this a: chest xray finding? It means there is possible enlargement of a part of the hilum, which is located in the central part of the lung, where the pulmonary blood vessels emerge from the heart.Usually this is just due to anatomic variations of the blood vessels, but it could also be due to adenopathy, a pulmonary circulatory abnormality, or mass.Talk to your doc, you may need a chest CT to sort it out ...Read more

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Does arimidex cause fatigue and weakness !

Does arimidex cause fatigue and weakness !

Yes: Arimidex (anastrozole) is used to treat some types of breast cancer. Fatigue, weakness , tiredness are some common side effects seen with use of this drug. Please report these symptoms to your physician if they continue or become bothersome. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more