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Adrenal Gland Disorders Excessive Sweating
What is the definition or description of: Adrenal gland disorders? ANS: I specialize in these and there are more than 100. It is as disorder that has its origin in the adrenal gland. Some are congenital, some acquired, some due to infections, some do to not enough hormone, some due to too much, some due to cancer, some due to medications, some due to immune problems, ...Read more
Could an overactive thyroid gland stunt growth, cause excessive saliva production or cause depression?
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
Many causes: "adrenal problems" is a very broad question. Your adrenal produces hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline. We need these hormones to sustain life; they are increased in response to stress. Adrenal failure can be from autoimmunity; adrenal overactivity from tumors. Alternative practitioners often allege “adrenal fatigue” from chronic stress. See an endocrinologist for adrenal problems. ...Read more
Do the adrenal glands of people with anorexia nervosa or other stress related disorders hypertrophy?
Yes: Should there be loss of adrenocortical function, steroid replacement is advocated to rebuild the normal stamina. ...Read more
Enlarged pituitary, no adenoma. Neurological endocrine system disregulation incl. fluctuating thyroid hormone w/goiter (when high). High urine pH 9.0.
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Usually...: The most common problem is "sialoadenitis" where the gland gets blocked up, and becomes painful and swollen. Dehydration is a common cause. This can be initially treated with hot compresses, good hydration (lots of water) and sour foods/liquids taken 5-10x/day (vinegar, lemon juice, sour candies, etc). Ask your doctor for details about what he/she thinks the problem is. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an imbalance cortisol cause , thyroid malfunction , high blood pressure , and cause excess stress ?
Causes many symptoms: Imbalances of cortisol in the body can cause a number of adverse effects and clinical symptoms. These manifestations depend on the severity of the imbalance and whether cortisol levels are too high or too low. Chronic exposure to excess glucocorticoid like in Cushing's syndrome can cause hypertension, obesity, muscle weakness, bone loss, ophthalmologic findings, etc. Should have further workup. ...Read more
Great question!: Even people with adrenal problems often make a little bit of cortisol. This little bit can be enough to keep them from getting very sick. In hypothyroidism the body's need for cortisol goes down and the little bit you make lasts longer. So if a person has both thyroid and adrenal disease, treating the thyroid without treating the adrenal problem first causes the little cortisol to run out quicker. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A complex of symp.: Irritability, emotional lability, anxiety, easy fatigability, excessive sweating, excess heart rate, heat intolerance, excess appetitite, weight loss, hyperdefecation, prominent eyeballs insome people , prominent thyroid in front of neck in some people which may be uniform and non uniform , tremors of hands, menstual irregularities-scanty or absent periods, gynaecomastiaand ed in men, increased urination. ...Read more
Adrenal gland prob: What is the definition or description of: Adrenal gland disorders? ANS: I specialize in these and there are more than 100. It is as disorder that has its origin in the adrenal gland. Some are congenital, some acquired, some due to infections, some do to not enough hormone, some due to too much, some due to cancer, some due to medications, some due to immune problems, some due to surgery. ...Read more
Virilization (Adrenal Gland Disorders) I would like to know what this means because i was just told i have it and would like to know what causes it.
Virilization Adrenal: 27F has been told she had adrenal virilizaiton and want to know what it is? Virilization means many things but especially hair growth were you don't want it in a woman and high blood pressure (HBP). Facial hair runs in families. Do women in your family have excess facial hair? If not then need to find cause in you as can be dangerous or due to a cancer. Soon you can do pictures here. Worth 1000 w. ...Read more
I had my thyroid glands removed in 2009 Could the wrong dosis of thyroxine be causing me excessive sweating in bed??
Yes it can: Yes it can.If you are receiving more replacement hormone than you really need it will make you hyperthyroid and that can cause you to sweat in bed Consult your doctor or endocrinologist and get you blood tested for thyroid profile to see if you need to reduce the dose of your thyroid hormone ...Read more
I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?
Hyperhydrosis: Is a condition in which your sweat glands produce excessive sweat that makes you uncomfortable . The excessive secretion from the labia majora and surrounding area could be related to the generalized hyperhidrosis .There are medications that can help with that and recommend to talk to your pcp/dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
3 years of fluctuating blood pressure-tachycardia-excessive sweating-shortness of breath-headaches-CatScan shows nodular thickening left adrenal gland?
Adrenal: I hope your doctor has discussed this finding with you. It may well be nothing to be concerned about but your doctor must advise you. If you can, please let me know what transpires. ...Read more
Depends.: The effects on the pregnancy/baby may vary according to what particular hormone/corticosteroid is produced in excess or not produced. A general concern in these situations is the excess production of androgens (e.g. Male hormones) that could have virilizing (masculinizing) affects on the fetus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eczema and adrenals: The answer is no, they are not related. Adrenal failure (addison's) can include some hyperpigmentation and/or vitiligo, but not eczema. I wondered why you asked; i see that the "adrenal fatigue" blogs are full of this nonsense. "adrenal fatigue" is a fake diagnosis. The people who are pushing "adrenal fatigue" are trying to link all the ills of mankind together. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Adrenal: What disorder do you have - too much adrenal hormone or too little? Surely you have seen a doctor about this. If not, please do so. Also go on-line and find some articles on adrenal gland disorders - there are many articles that are easy to read and understand. You could also go to your Public Library and look at some books about hormones. ...Read more
High or Low function: Here is a good reference http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/disorders/adrenal/endo_description.Aspx.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please help! what is the adrenal gland disorder where the adrenal glands either fail to shut off or don't work at all?
Mom with DLB diagnosed with benign tumor on adrenal gland in February. One month later I'm told she has Stage 3 Kidney Disease based on blood work. ?
Not sure: Dx of a benign adrenal tumor is made on scan with a solitary small nodule in adrenal. Occassionally known mets to adrenal appear as small nodules iel lung, melanoma, breast to adrenal. If kidney tumor was present it would have shown up on scan. Dx of kidney cancer not made on blood test, there is no marker for kidney. Angiogram, PET/CAT and bx of lesion used to make dx. ...Read more
I am 22 and have excessive hair growth since I could remember I have been tested for pcos adrenal gland tumor and I have MRI and cat scans done numerous times and everything came back good and noone can tell me what's wrong. Anyone have an idea because I
No need for why: If your periods are normal and you are reasonably physically fit, then it is most likely that this is simply you. If you dislike the hair, removing it by electrolysis is a simple matter. Should you later develop other problems, such as hypertension or infertility, a real medical workup might be worth trying once again. ...Read more
Severe depression and anxiety. Previously prescribed Prozac and Xanax to cope. No insurance and can't go to my personal doctor. Also was diagnosed with breast cancer, sarcoidosis, and adrenal gland disorder...
Had a complete mastectomy about 5 years ago.
I hv hypo throid and am on throx 75mg which controls my disease but my problem is excessive sweating.Plz guide me to control this?
Sweating hypothyroid: Underactive thyroid if replaced in physiological amounts should not cause incresed sweating you should talk to your physcian to rule out other causes of hyperhidrosis if all fails you can use prescription strength antiperspirant or anticholinergics agents latter will have side effects. ...Read more
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Absolutely!: Yes, you bet! It's easy to test. See a doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
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