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Does The Pituitary Gland Get Damage From Chronic Marijuana Use
Live with Chronic pain. and Fybermialgia had a brain tumour size of golf ball. damaged pituitary gland. have not slept with out meds since never tired?
Sleep study: Have you previously undergone a polysomnogram, or sleep study, for your symptoms? See your PCP for a referral to a neurology or pulmonology sleep specialist. Take a daily log of your sleeping pattern (bedtime, awake time, daytime naps, etc) to the specialist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sleepdisorders.html ...Read more
Pituitary surgery: It usually is not "dangerous" at all. Most neurosurgeons are able to perform this via intranasal route which limits adverse effects. ...Read more
What can a MRI show on pituitary glands? My wife is going to get an MRI done to examine her pituitary gland. If there is something wrong with her hypothalamus instead, would the MRI also show that?
Yes: Pituitary gland mris are used to discover tumors of the pituitary gland. These are usually benign. Parts of the brain including the hypothalamus are also seen. Since some pituitary tumors grow and expand into the brain, the nearby brain structures are always included in the study. Some centers include the MRI of brain with pituitary if its the first study. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have suppressed pituitary gland my nuts are small but my test level is fine but I can not get hard my sex drive is low is there a cure do I need trt?
Have a 7mm pituitary gland tumour the only symptom I have had is period stopped for 10 months now what medication will I be on and could it get bigger?
Yes: Even benign tumors can grow bigger and cause more symptoms. Please follow your doctor's advice for care. ...Read more
Only prolactinomas: A cystic lump seen in the pituitary region on a MRI scan may represent one of several different types of growths: a cystic pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, rathke cleft cyst, or others that are less common. Of these different types of pituitary growths, only a specific type of pituitary adenoma that makes prolactin (i.e. Prolactinoma) responds to medication. The others need surgical therapy. ...Read more
I have been trying to gwt pregnant for three years with no luck and found out I have a mask on my pituitary gland. Can i still get pregnant?
Yes, but get treated: Bunny, yes, you could still get pregnant, although it is much less likely. The majority of pituitary tumors secrete prolactin, which is a substance that causes lactation and inhibits (but does not prevent) fertility. This is why some people think you cannot get pregant while you are breastfeeding. While pregnancy is still possible, it is less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Family practice: Yes he should be able to.Get a more detailed answer ›
Would doctors remove a 5mm non secreting adenoma on pituitary gland if it is causing symptoms such as anxiety and chronic pain with no relief w meds?
Please forgive me: Your pituitary adenoma isn't the cause of your anxiety or chronic pain. Fixate on it, and you'll never find or address the real causes. Lots of people have these little things. As a young man, I was in a series of difficult living situations that affected how I felt without there being any organic pathology; with a doctor's 20/20 hindsight I recovered thanks to escaping and learning new skills. ...Read more
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