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Can A Child Survive Without A Pituitary Gland
My daughter had a pituitary gland disorder as a child which resulted in a precocious puberty ... She stopped her zoladex injections at twelve and she is now 21 ... For the past 6 years she has suffered form acute anxiety and panic lasting for days there h
Anxiety DO: There is no reason the precocious puberty and zoladex (goserelin) treatment are directly related to anxiety, at least as a pharmacologic (drug) effect. It's possible that her experience and worries from that time are affecting her, it also may be unrelated. Evaluate with a counsellor or a good primary doctor for panic/anxiety do, and best of luck. ...Read more
Can i survive w/o a pituitary gland when tumor was removed was told pituitary also non-residual...Now having major issues following surgery
You : You can live well without a pituitary gland. But you will need close monitoring for metabolic problems. You will need very close supervision both from your personal physician and from an excellent endocrinologist. Various hormones will need to be taken and adjusted from time to time. It will be hard, but doable. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pituitary aplasia: The term is pituitary aplasia and is very rare. Only a few cases have been reported and they all die shortly after birth. You cannot live without a pituitary gland. If your cousin is 12 years old, it is not a case of aplasia. It is probably a "empty sella syndrome". ...Read more
Varies with defect: Isolated absence of the pituitary gland is called pituitary aplasia. It often occurs in combination with other physical and organ defects. ...Read more
I am without a pituitary gland so I take meds to get a period, my FSH is LOW. My boyfriend came inside me. Is it true that I can't get pregnant?
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