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What is the definition or description of: Adrenal gland disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Adrenal gland disorders?

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

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Adrenal Gland Disorders (Definition)

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


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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 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

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I had my thyroid glands removed in 2009 Could the wrong dosis of thyroxine be causing me excessive sweating in bed??

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

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I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?

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

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3 years of fluctuating blood pressure-tachycardia-excessive sweating-shortness of breath-headaches-CatScan shows nodular thickening left adrenal gland?

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

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What are the effects of adrenal gland disorders in pregnancy?

What are the effects of adrenal gland disorders in pregnancy?

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 more

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Is it true that eczema is related to adrenal gland disorder? How?

Is it true that eczema is related to adrenal gland disorder? How?

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

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Could you tell me about an adrenal gland disorder?

Could you tell me about an adrenal gland disorder?

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

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Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

No: Sleepiness after eating is usually due to Amino Acids like tryptophan in the food, that is why people get sleepy after thanksgiving turkey. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorder?

What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorder?

Adrenal: The adrenal comprises 2 major parts - one that mediates " adrenalin" or catecholamines and the other that controls cortisone release, androgens, and a salt- retentive hormone called aldosterone. Depending on which part is affected symptoms differ. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an adrenal gland disorder?

What sort of problem is an adrenal gland disorder?

Endocrine: I will refer this to experts in endocrinology and reproductive endocrinology. Thanks for asking this important question. ...Read more

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What causes an adrenal gland disorder, and what are the symptoms?

High or Low function: Here is a good reference
http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/disorders/adrenal/endo_description. Aspx. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the adrenal gland disorder where the adrenal glands either fail to shut off or don't work at all?

Please help! What is the adrenal gland disorder where the adrenal glands either fail to shut off or don't work at all?

Adrenal disorders: Adrenal failure is called addison's disease. An overactive adrenal (often driven by the pituitary) is called cushing's syndrome. Both are relatively rare. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more