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My blood estrogen, twice tested, is over 1, 100. I'm 50, no menopause. My doctor is referring me to an endocrinologist. How high is too high?
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
Hormone disorder: Endocrinologists see people with many different hormonal abnormalities. Pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders, as well as diabetes, osteoporosis and calcium disorders, and sex hormone abnormalities are among the many illnesses endocrinologists manage. Some disorders like diabetes and hypothyroidism can be managed by primary care physicians, but complex cases are referred. ...Read more
Blood tests: Would are most likely, but it depends on your symptoms and what disease or problem you are seeing the endocrinologust for. ...Read more
Use "Find a Doctor": On the healthtap site, click "find a doctor" on the menu on the left side of the screen. Type "reproductive endocrinology" or "fertility" in the search box; and type "burbank" in the location box. If that search doesn't bring up any names, one can try a google search with similar words. Good luck! ...Read more
Go on internet: You can search for any specialty doctor in any area of USA by going on google and enquiring Endocrinologists near your zip code or locality and also can check the credentials of ant Physician in any speciality. In your case Endocrinologists ...Read more
Possibly: Because of the large number of cases of diabetes, it seems that they make up the majority of patients that endocrinologists see. They also see patients with any disorder affecting the endocrine (hormone) system, including thyroid dysfunction, pituitary gland related deficiencies, adrenal gland problems, etc. ...Read more
Hopefully none: I don't know how many are using it, but there is no scientific data to support its use. ...Read more
Rererral: You need a referral to an Endocrinologist when your primary care physician recommends that or you are dissatisfied with the help and advice you are getting from your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: In a non diabetic person, suspected hypoglycemia needs to be confirmed with a fasting test. Because of the risks, the test has to done in a hospital, where the patient can be monitored. When and if the blood sugar drops, the Insulin is measured, to understand whether the condition is cause by unregulated Insulin secretion. ...Read more
Not critical: One ovary can work well in most circumstances. Certainly if pregnancy is desired, then it may be wise to seek consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist as there is decreased fertility in this situation. If family building is complete and there are no problems per se, then endocrinology consultation is not needed. Reproductive endocrine, not medical endocrine is your best bet in any case. ...Read more
72 hour fast: If they are looking for an Insulin producing tumor (insulinoma), you may be asked to fast for a maximum of 72 hours. If and when you develop hypoglycemia during that time, labs will be drawn to determine the cause. ...Read more
Most likely not:
Most people experience some discomfort with electrical stimulation (nerve conduction part) and also with the pin (needle) insertion (electromyography part).
Rarely, some patients (in my experience less than 2%) experience more than discomfort and can not tolerate the study properly. The study is then best aborted by common agreement between the patient and the examining physician. ...Read more
Many!: Problems of the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, parathyroids, menopause*, testosterone*, fertility*, bones. Imbalances of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphate, vitamin d. Problems of various glans may be over/under-production of hormones, masses/tumors, or cancers. Individual endocrinologists tend to have areas of interest, and not all will treat all conditions (especially * issues). ...Read more
Check insurance site: Places to look for a doctor... Do a doctor search on healthtap by location and specialty, and look at his profile. Search for a doctor on the web at one's insurance company's site. Ask friends, neighbors, relatives for recommendations (but sometimes they'll ask "are you sick? "). Call the local hospital for recommendations, as the hospital will give out the names of doctors who use the hospital. ...Read more
What I eat to dr: Yes this is always a good idea if. You are not doing well. I would get the free app Loseit and use to record for a week or two all food, drink and exercise. Then you can show the weekly averages to dr or nutritionist. Good luck. ...Read more
My bloodwork came back abnormal and now I have to see an endocrinologist. What could be the problem?
Many reasons: An endocrinologist takes care of diabetes (blood sugar), lipids (cholesterol), thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, parathyroid (calcium), and reproductive hormones. Many of these items may be found or suggested on routine bloodwork. Ask your doctor what it was in the blood work that made him make the referral. You should probably follow through and see the endocrinologist. ...Read more
My bloodwork came back abnormal and I was referred to an endocrinologist. What could be the reasons?
Many reasons: It is hard to answer your question. An endocrinologist deals with hormone and metabolic problems. The most common ones relate to diabetes, cholesterol, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, and reproductive hormones. The first three issues are most common causes for referral, and your doctor may have found abnormalities in glucose, lipids, or thyroid. Ask him/her the reason for the referral. ...Read more
My bloodwork came back abnormal and now I have to see an endocrinologist. Why did I get referred to one?
Depends: An endocrinologist deals with hormone problems. There are many hormones in the body so there is no way to know why you were referred without looking at the lab results. Ask your referring doctor why this was needed. The most common reason for referral to an endocrinologist is abnormal thyroid level. ...Read more
Why is it necessary to follow up with an endocrinologist every 3 months? Can't they just review my labs?
Low test at 25. endocrinologist suggests anxiety the cause. Despite not suffering from it. What's next step for me?
I want to know if there is a endocrinologist that could give me some help with a question about diabetes that I have?
Many: There are many on this site. Post your question and someone will answer it. ...Read more
I got diagnosed with "sick euthyroid" by an endocrinologist. When can I expect my levels to normalize? What can I do to treat it?
Sick euthyroid: The only way "sick euthyroid" gets better is by correcting the underlying illness that is making you "sick". Then the TSH elevates temporarily and the process reverses itself. ...Read more
Endocrinologist: does seem likely or not that additional causes for severe hh aside from a microprolactinoma in young man? If so, what could be others
Prolactinomas: Are not common but certainly not rare in young men. Sorry, but I don't know what "hh" is. Can you give more information? ...Read more
I've looked for an endocrinologist but can't find one. What are the chances that I suffer from kallmann's syndrome if I haven't hit puberty and im 16.?
Periods?: It's really unusual for a 16 yo female to not have any breast development, which is how puberty is defined in females. If you mean you haven't yet gotten your period you could even see your primary care doctor to evaluate. Adolescent medicine is a great option as well. If you truly haven't started puberty, kallman syndrome isn't the only thing to be concerned with and you need a pediatric endo. ...Read more
I was diagnosed in 2010 for diabetes and subsequently I was told by an endocrinologist that I don’t have diabetes. I have never taken medicine for it?
Hormone disorders: An endocrinologist is a specialist in the endocrine system, organs that produce the main hormones in our bodies, and parts of the pituitary and brain - whew. Usually an internal medicine doctor with advanced training and certification in endocrine disease. A reproductive endocrinologist (like me) is a specialist in fertility and endocrine disorders specific to female reproduction. ...Read more
Hormones: Endocrinologists take care of diseases of hormone such as thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, reproductive, parathyroid, bone...They are also trained to treat disease of metabolism such as obesity, lipids, diabetes, high blood pressure. Some genetic diseases can also be evaluated and treated by an endocrinologist. ...Read more
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