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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
What is the best life style that I shall take to regulate gonadal hormones? Female. Single.20years old
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
In case of non functional pituitary adenoma, what's its effect on prolactin and gonadal secretion? I read 2 sources saying opposite information?
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
What would interfere with the pituitart-gonadal sex hormone control mechanism causin FSH & LH surges to be highly unpredictable in simple terms
Need investigations: Need to see your doctor for tests (and treatment) pituitary tumors, medication, previous head injury etc will cause ...Read more
I just had a "successful" coil embolization of the left gonadal vein to treat a grade three left varicocele. 5 days after surgery, no change in size?
Wait: For 2 weeks and still if there is no change see your doctor ...Read more
My varicocele was embolized in the main bore of the Gonadal Vein, 1" from the Renal Vein entry. Will the engorged veins below die off and drain through other veins or could they remain active/dilated?
Unknown: I would think anticoagulation of some sort would be considered if you were significantly symptomatic. I would defer this long term radiologic finding to your urologist. ...Read more
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
I have just recovered from bronchitis and sinusitis, however I’ve developed pain in the bottom of my right rib. Coughing, touching or if a move a certain way causes extreme pain. (General standing and sitting I am in no pain.)?
You most likely were having coughing spells while sick and have now strained your intercostal muscles.
They will get better in the next few days. You could take aspirin or such for a few days. If it continues longer or gets worse then you should be seen either by your physician or the emergency department depending on how bad the symptoms are.
Right now give it a few days, but keep taking deep b ...Read more
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?
If I was leaving on vacation and couldn't get in to see my pcp. What route should I go in order to obtain a prescription for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). I have metal screws in my ankle and am constantly in pain.?
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) refill: I am sorry to hear this. We are unable to help with this type of medication. By law, one must be seen by a physician ...Read more