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Why can hypersecretion of hormones (e.g. hyperpituitarism or hyperthyroidisim) result in diabetes?
Is there a specific criteria for diagnosing EM..& does EM have any of the same symptoms as some other diseases?
Examination: See your doctor right away for an examination. If the diagnosis is not obvious, a dermatologist may be consulted for their expertise. Best of luck! ...Read more
Maybe: The diagnosis of glaucoma relies on many pieces of data. The shape of the optic nerve, retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, visual field testing, c:d volume and rim thickness, intraocular pressure and changes in these parameters over time. It is rare for only one to be abnormal i would suggest a second opinion before starting treatment. Don't just ignore the possible DX , glaucoma can blind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated: Cushings syndrome is diagnosed by first having a clinical suspicion followed by careful testing: late night salivary cortisol, urinary cortisol or a Dexamethasone suppression test. Tests must be clearly and reproducibly abnormal. Further identification of the cause of the syndrome needs to be tailored to your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I spend almost 8 hours a day diagnosing myself. Am i wasting my time?? or should i wait till im 18?
No benefit...: I would suggest that spending 8 hours a day diagnosing yourself isn't a good idea at any age. Have you talked with your doctor or a therapist about how you are feeling? They can help you talk through your fears and create behavioral changes so that you can LIVE your life rather than working to find out if something is wrong with you. ...Read more
While a CBC/Diff....: Will reveal the neutropenia, unfortunately it goes little toward determining cause. There are a host of tests that could be done to address possible causes, in the case of idiopathic neutropenia of childhood, the clinical status of the patient is often very informative. Often, these patients are well overall and mobilize neutrophils in the setting of infectious challenge. If not gcsf is an option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a specific criteria for diagnosing Erythromelalgia & does it have any of the same symptoms as some other diseases?
It is a bed side Dx: erythromelalgia can be a primary disorder by itself or caused by other conditions. Rarely inherited. redness , swelling and pain in the distal extremities , that is on / off , triggered by heat , pressure , exertion , insomnia , stress,... high platelet count , high cholesterol, toxins, drugs can cause it. it is a neurovascular condition leading to narrowing of the fine arterioles in hands feet,.. ...Read more
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