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On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter.Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?

On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter.Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?

Possibly: That diameter is 3-4 times normal. Possible causes include a portocaval shunt due to liver disease. Speak with your doctor about this and consider a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What do "gonadal" and "extragonadal" mean?

What do "gonadal" and "extragonadal" mean?

Where: A man's testes and a woman's ovaries are their gonads. If a mass or a biochemical pathway is in one of these, "gondal" applies; if not, "extragonal" if it's of any use. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are gonadal stromel tumors only found in females?

I'm wondering are gonadal stromel tumors only found in females?

No: Gonadal sex cord-stromal tumors are interesting neoplasms of the gonadal structures. The pathology of these tumors is reflected in Sertoli cell tumors, These lesions can occur in both male and female gonads. They are however more common in the testis where they usually exhibit a lobular pattern. In the ovary, tubular differentiation is usually the predominant finding. One variant of Sertoli cell tumor, the large cell calcifying form, appears to be restricted to the testis ...Read more

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What is the best life style that i shall take to regulate gonadal hormones? Female.single.20years old

What is the best life style that i shall take to regulate gonadal hormones? Female.single.20years old

Yes: Find an Indian Hindu......get some life style and food instruction. Largely a dominant vegeterian diet will regulate your gonadal problem. Yoga will help......mind and body work together.Avoid western lifestyle philosophy. ...Read more

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In case of non functional pituitary adenoma, what's its effect on prolactin and gonadal secretion? I read 2 sources saying opposite information?

In case of non functional pituitary adenoma, what's its effect on prolactin and gonadal secretion? I read 2 sources saying opposite information?

Non-functional means: Its not producing extra of any of the pituitary hormones, but it can however decrease release of any of them by virtue of pressure of the tumor on the rest of the gland. ...Read more

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Searching for a doctor who is familiar with gonadal dysgenesis?

Searching for a doctor who is familiar with gonadal dysgenesis?

Endocrinologist: A good endocrinologist should be able to help you with gonadal dysgenesis. Your primary care physician should be able to suggest some options in your community. ...Read more

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My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?

My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?

YES: Your bmi is 58. Most insurance company provides coverage for bmi> 40. As your bmi gets closer to 60, your surgical risk is higher. You should get evaluated at a higher vol bariatric program for best treatment options. ...Read more

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I initially was clinically proven to have a left side varicocele now over time a right one is evident. Prior to these and continuing, i've had pain. ?

I initially was clinically proven to have a left side varicocele now over time a right one is evident. Prior to these and continuing, i've had pain. ?

Get checked: While l side varicoceles are quite common, r sided lesions are unusual. Especially if you are having pain, get checked to rule out any process causing venous outflow obstruction. Start with an examination by your primary doctor and go from there. ...Read more

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