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Symptoms Depend On The Location Of The Adenoma
Rare to have Emergen: This is often a silent growth, that is why it is found incidentally and is called an incidentaloma. If it makes hormones it may produce execess of hormones that can increase BP. So undiagnosed high BP may be its only manifest effect. But high BP is often also silent. ...Read more
Secreting vs non: This would depend on if the tumor is secreting vs. Non-secreting. If secreting: prolactinoma-infertility and lactation, growth hormone-hypertension, diabetes, acromegaly, acth-excessive cortisol leading to hypertension, weight gain. If non-secreting tumor, there are usually problems from compression of local structures-vision: loss of peripheral vision; hormones: loss of sex hormones. ...Read more
Premalignant: Tubular adenomas can give rise to cancer if left in place, and having had one is a marker that he may get more. This does tend to run in the family. You'd do well to get occasional colonoscopies as health maintenance for yoruself. He should also continue to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would more that just height growth be seen if I have poss pituitary adenoma? I have no other sumptoms or phys changes. 2 MRIs showed normal pituitary.
Acromegaly: A pituitary adenoma that secretes excess growth hormone does not cause increase in height in an adult who has already completed growth phase (after the growth plates fuse). Instead, growth hormone causes thickening of the bones, which leads to increases in glove and shoe size, and characteristic coarsening of the facial features. A pituitary adenoma that causes this would be visible on MRI ...Read more
I have a pituitary adenoma and several weird symptoms that no doc can explain. They run tests that all come back "low normal" then ignore me . Help.
Unsure: Pituitary tumors can be found1. Incidentally - causing no symptoms, 2. Function inning - producing an abnormal amount of a hormone, 3. Low pituitary function - decreased amount of hormonal production by the pituitary due to mass effect from the tumor, 4. Mass effect on optic nerves - large enough to compress the optic nerves and affect vision. The pituitary tumor may be present and cause no trouble. ...Read more
Would doctors remove a 5mm non secreting adenoma on pituitary gland if it is causing symptoms such as anxiety and chronic pain with no relief w meds?
Please forgive me: Your pituitary adenoma isn't the cause of your anxiety or chronic pain. Fixate on it, and you'll never find or address the real causes. Lots of people have these little things. As a young man, I was in a series of difficult living situations that affected how I felt without there being any organic pathology; with a doctor's 20/20 hindsight I recovered thanks to escaping and learning new skills. ...Read more
I got diagnosed with a 5mm pituitary adenoma (non functioning) 2 years ago, now they say it can't be seen on an mri yet I still have my symptoms, like migraines often, constant headache and sickness. Help?!
Likely not related: Your migraines are not related to the pituitary lesion, which may have merely represented a non-functioning adenoma. If you have constant headaches, would advise starting a preventative agent, and both prescription and OTC preparations could be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a hepatic adenoma be misdiagnosed for irritable bowel syndrome? What are the symptoms that may come along with a hepatic adenoma?
I have Addison and a pituitary micro adenoma and am on cortef but still having symptoms after weeks, high heart rate, low BP, dizziness, abdominal px.
See doctor: With the symptoms you have and the seriousness of your disease you need to follow up with your doctor ...Read more
See doctor: If you are asking how to treat and deal with your alcohol problem, make an appointment with a psychiatrist who has experience with addictions. He or she will work with you to diagnose specifically what is your illness, and prescribe a treatment regimen to help with withdrawal and follow up long term sobriety. Treatments are safe and effective. Be serious and persevere, and it will be worth it. ...Read more
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