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Pregnancy Endocrine Diseases
It can.: Pregnancy is an altered immune state to allow the mother to tolerate a 'foreign body'- the infant in her body. In some women, this altered immune state can result in some immune disease that alter normal hormone production in the body, most commonly thyroid over or underproduction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
How can missing periods and having negative pregnancy tests be related to an endocrine issue? Such as? Thanks Dr!
Hallmark pregnancy symptoms, negative blood test. Pos endocrine issue but bloodwork is normal range, inc w Blood cell count. What could be the problem?
I don't understand: Your question. There may be no "problem" whatsoever. Women can have symptoms compatible with pregnancy for many reasons other than pregnancy. Since I don't know what your symptoms are, a pregnancy test would be the best way to find out if you're pregnant, and if yours is normal, discuss other potential causes of your symptoms w/your doctor. ...Read more
Since my pregnancy/birth of my son in 2014 I have had sudden onset Acne, I have seen my GP but nothing should I ask for a referral to Endocrine?
Acne: Better that you see a Dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hormones: An endocrine disorder is disorder of the endocrine glands which are typically responsible for hormones production/release and regulation. Some examples of endocrine disorders are: disorders of the thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, reproductive system, parathyroid, bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormones: The endocrine system is composed of a variety of glands and organs each of which secretes hormones that act locally or in other places throughout the body to have certain effects. Body parts with endocrine functions range from the pituitary gland in the brain to the thyroid gland in the neck to the adrenal glands in the abdomen. Endocrine disorders can range from pubertal problems to growth problems to disorders of calcium homeostasis to types of diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both: It is an endocrine disorder that has an autoimmune cause. ...Read more
No: It's a hematological abnormality, not an endocrine disorder. See a hematologist. ...Read more
Yes, indeed!: You are correct!Get a more detailed answer ›
Perspecitve: Lots of difficult endocrine disorders which will affect life. Some include: pituitary failure, men (esp 2), some disorders of sexual differentiation where we don't know the sex of the baby at birth (and others), autoimmune polyglandular syndromes, stim g-protein disorders (mccune albright). It's hard to say which is the worst because all of them are so life-changing for the patients & families. ...Read more
Could you tell me what are some digestive disorders and endocrine complications you may have with diabetes?
Gastroparesis Angina: For advanced dm, gastroparesis (slow stomach emptying) is common and intestinal angina, due to widespread atherosclerosis plaque ruptures & clots inducing ischemia, becomes more common over time. Dm kidney failure (with assoc. Hypoplastic anemia) is most common basis for dialysis. For type i, other autoimmune ds are more common, including thyroid, addison's & gonadal failure. ...Read more
Aside from acromegaly are there any other endocrine disorders that would cause a 38 yr old to grow almost 3 inches out of blue w/ no other symptoms?
Can u please explain ALL poss. Endocrine disorders or pituitary abnormalities that would cause 35 YO to restart growing taller again? No other symptoms
? Acromegaly: Hello Samah. It is not possible for one to grew taller after age 18 and closure of epiphysis. Oversecretion of growth hormone from pituitary gland can cause gigantism before age 18 and acromegaly after age 18. If you are experiencing change in ring size or shoe size then testing IGF-1 level is recommended to rule that out. ...Read more
Several reasons: As other doctors have noted, radiation can damage glands and reduce their ability to make and release hormones. Chemotherapy can do this as well. Chemotherapy often includes steroids such as Prednisone or Decadron (dexamethasone) which can lead to diabetes and disrupt other hormones. Some cancers make hormones that cause low sodium, high calcium, high cortisol, high red blood cell count, and other problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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