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My husband has XXY chromosome he is 33yrs old and just find out. How can we get this treated? Are is it best to see and endcrinologist?
Good idea: Men with 47 chromosomes - 22 regular pairs plus 2 xs and a y - have klinefelter syndrome. You can get good information on the internet at the genetics home reference. Your first ally should be your primary care provider, but an endocrinologist will be very helpful. Most men benefit from hormone testing and treatment. See a clinical geneticist to understand what happened and what else you can do. ...Read more
You can see: An endocrinologist, but a good pcp should be able to manage a simple thyroid case such as this. It needs to be checked once/year if stable and continue brand name replacement only. ...Read more
U C Davis: If you are in modesto, you are not far from u c davis med center and they have fellowship trained endocrinologists as well as neurosurgeons who can help with pituitary tumors. They will be well experienced and will understand your disease problems and needs. ...Read more
My endocronologist called and said he needs to put my thyroid meds up more is this why I haven't gotten my period?
Difficult to say: There can be a number of reasons why a woman may not get her period. Although the thyroid can affect the period pregnancy is a more common reason, meds, stress and other diseases can affect it also. If it has not come in more than 6 wks you should probably be evaluated for different causes. ...Read more
My 5 and half year old girl has smelly armpits. She drinks soy milk. Should I be alarmed. Doctors visit in 3 weeks with endocronologist?
Like body odor?: If she is having body odor like you or I might have if we didn't use deoderant, she might be starting pre-pubertal changes early. Other changes might be a bit of underarm or pubic hair - both unusual at this age. The endocrinologist evaluation is exactly the right thing to do. If she is having early puberty, it will reduce her lifetime height; can be averted by medications. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it true that obgynes can't treat or make a girl pregnant with ireg preiod and hormonal imbalance.? Endocronologist is needed they say. Pls help
I'm diabetic who is getting cuts on my foreskin, is it best to see my endocronologist or my primary care physician for treatment?
I had a radioactive thyroid scan. The results show an overproducing thyroid, with a pyramidal lobe, but my TSH came back at 4.3.Endocronologist next?
Likely Hashimoto's: You cant tell anything about thyroid function based on a thyroid scan. This is a common mistake made by radiologists. All you can assess is how much iodine is taken up by the thyroid gland and how it appears, not how much thyroid hormone is being produced. Your TSH is borderline elevated. The most likely cause for these findings in your age group is Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Seeing an endo is good ...Read more
Nausea, borking, worse after eating, just finished exams maybe anxiety? Should I see my gp, under a endrocologist testing for polyuria, polydipsia, hel
I have been diagnosed with PCOS and currently on Spiractin prescribed by my endocronologist. The side effects on my menstrual cycle have been prolonged bleeding and cramping which lasts for 2 to 3 weeks which repeat every 2 weeks. Kindly advise?
Not our place.:
There's a LOT of treatments for PCOS. Ok, massive weight loss and exercise is the best. BUT for treatments that are a bit more practical, there's quite a few and they need to be advised by your doctor.
AND, if you did NOT have menstural issues with the PCOS that would be unusual. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, PCOS pt's have worse than what you are describing. ...Read more