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What are the symptoms of cushing's disease?

What are the symptoms of cushing's disease?

Fat redistribution: Weight gain, but especially a shift of fat to the abdomen, shoulder. "buffalo hump". Purplish striae (stretch marks) on skin; acne. Diabetes, hypertension, muscle weakness. In women, loss of periods, excess hair growth. Many people will have some of these symptoms. If your doctor is suspicious, the screening tests are not difficult to perform. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cushing's syndrome?

What are the symptoms of cushing's syndrome?

Cushings varies: The symptoms of Cushing's disease vary, but they can include weight gain, increased blood pressure, a round-shaped face, headaches, mood changes, altered menses, hair growth, the formation of a lump at the top of the back, and fatigue / tiredness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cushing's syndrome?

What are the symptoms of cushing's syndrome?

Many: The signs and symptoms of cushing's syndrome vary. Common signs and symptoms involve progressive obesity and skin changes, such as: weight gain and fatty tissue deposits, particularly around the midsection and upper back, in the face (moon face) and between the shoulders (buffalo hump) pink or purple stretch marks (striae) on the skin of the abdomen, thighs, breasts and arms thinnin. ...Read more

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What kind of symptoms do cushing's syndrome people usually get?

Many: Facial plethora, acne, hypertension, weight gain, swelling, violaceous streaks, easy bruising, proximal muscle weakness, diabetes, central fat accumulation, elevated cholesterol, osteoporosis - all are manifestations of cushing's syndrome. The severity of symptoms and signs will reflect the duration and severity of steroid excess. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cushing disease?

What are the symptoms of cushing disease?

Many symptoms: Symptoms / signs: truncal obesity (mr. Potatohead look), "moon" facies, thinning of skin, easy bruising, "buffalo" hump in upper back, purple stretch marks, hypertension, fatigue, psychiatric sx, insomnia, excess hair growth, muscle weakness and loss. Symptoms are often progressive and should prompt screening. ...Read more

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Blood cortisol(8am.) in range but >5mcg/dl.ACTH in range but >15pg/ml.many symptoms of Cushing's syndrome.should I need other exams?thanks

Blood cortisol(8am.) in range but >5mcg/dl.ACTH in range but >15pg/ml.many symptoms of Cushing's syndrome.should I need other exams?thanks

Cushings: I am not sure how to interpret what you provided. Just a plain cortisol and ACTH will not diagnose Cushing's. Here is a website that explains some of the testing: https://csrf.net/understanding-cushings/diagnostic-testing/ ...Read more

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Here's an MRI album of my pituitary gland. https://imageshack.com/a/Ghiz/1 I need a neurosurgeon to inspect these for a tumor & say which pic & where. I also have symptoms of Cushing's Disease .

Here's an MRI album of my pituitary gland. 
https://imageshack.com/a/Ghiz/1
I need a neurosurgeon to inspect these for a tumor & say which pic & where. I also have symptoms of Cushing's Disease .

Well....: I am an ENDOCRINOLOGIST, and you do have a pituitary Macro-Adenoma. The quality of your films on-line is not optimal. This is not a simple entity. You should be taken care of at a medical center with a great neurosurgeon, or at least a well trained endocrinologist. You need a series or laboratory tests... SOON!! ...Read more

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What are the worst symptoms of cushings disease with regards to your vision?

What are the worst symptoms of cushings disease with regards to your vision?

Field loss: Cushing's is due to a pituitary tumor that causes the body to secrete excess steroid. If the tumor is large enough, it can squeeze on the optic nerve with loss of vision. Prolonged steroid levels in the body can also cause cataracts and glaucoma. These are the major effects of this condition on the eyes. ...Read more