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I'm hoping to talk to a endocrinologist. Its about my thyroid blood test results.

I'm hoping to talk to a endocrinologist. Its about my thyroid blood test results.

It is a good idea: It is a good idea to talk to your Endocrinologist who ordered the test for Thyroid
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Already have a pediatric endocrinologist that I could see. Should I talk to my pediatric endocrinologist about it?

Already have a pediatric endocrinologist that I could see. Should I talk to my pediatric endocrinologist about it?

Endoc.: Not sure what it is u wanted to talk to the doctor about, but if it is bothering u, by all means, do discuss with the doctor. ...Read more

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Any endocrinologists for diabetes that have developed pain-free glucose testing?

Any endocrinologists for diabetes that have developed pain-free glucose testing?

Not really: But there are some glucometers on the market that work on forearms not just fingertips. The only thing is the testing place must be in same place for results to be comparable. For example if you test on your arms always test on arms. Supposedly they hurt less than fingertips. Also there are the continuous glucose monitors also now available. You should talk it over with your diabetes doctors. ...Read more

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I've been on synthroid (thyroxine) 175 for 4 years, changed to Armour 3 months ago. Last levels were T4 Free 0.7 and TSH 4.35. Time to see an Endocrinologist?

I've been on synthroid (thyroxine) 175 for 4 years, changed to Armour 3 months ago. Last levels were T4 Free 0.7 and TSH 4.35. Time to see an Endocrinologist?

Lab normals: Vary, so we cannot say if those are normal or not. Any thyroid medication needs adjustments periodically, especially when starting a new one. Those number seem to be ok. If you feel ok, then not a lot of reasons to see another dr. ...Read more

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I don't have a moustache and beard. What is a remedy? Can I consult an endocrinologist?

I don't have a moustache and beard. What is a remedy? Can I consult an endocrinologist?

Sense of smell: If absent you may have kallmans. The treatment will be injections of either HCG or testosterone. The hcg is every other day testost is longer like twice a month. You can use testosterone patch gel and gum. See endocrineologist and have blood levels drawn fsh lh testosterone free and bound that will give you a better diagnoses. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and male and t level is 225, am being sent to an endocrinologist. I hate my life. Could it suppress my growth? I am 5'8''

I'm 18 and male and t level is 225, am being sent to an endocrinologist. I hate my life. Could it suppress my growth? I am 5'8''

Wrong emphasis onlif: You may not have gotten my first message to you there is not reason to be depressed 5"8 is a good height and you may still be able to grow if your bones haven't fused. ...Read more

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High prolatin levels and I haven't had period in 5 months I have to wait 15-20 weeks to see a endocrinologist is it alright for me to wait or urgent?

High prolatin levels and I haven't had period in 5 months I have to wait 15-20 weeks to see a endocrinologist is it alright for me to wait or urgent?

Depends: If you are not taking medications that can cause a high prolactin, you most likely have a small pituitary growth that is making prolactin. However, if you are having headaches or visual changes, this needs to be evaluated rapidly, as it could indicate a large pituitary growth. ...Read more

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Have turners mosaic syndrome. Double x.Have large upper body&extreme probs losing weight. Current endocrinologist doesn't understand. What should I do?

Have turners mosaic syndrome. Double x.Have large upper body&extreme probs losing weight. Current endocrinologist doesn't understand. What should I do?

Complicated: Ts can be a very complicated disorder; there are many things to keep track of and follow. The turner's syndrome society has some great resources for patients. Please take a look at this website. Http://www. Turnersyndrome. Org/resources/professional-directory. ...Read more

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I have a right adrenal mass with a history of cancer. Should I be concerned that my new endocrinologist isn't worried about it?

I have a right adrenal mass with a history of cancer. Should I be concerned that my new endocrinologist isn't worried about it?

Maybe: With a history of cancer, any bump or lump is scary. But most little adrenal nodules are not cancer. At the very least, it should be followed closely with surveillance imaging. Consider asking for input from a doctor that helped you with your prior cancer. As always, if you don't feel good about information you are getting from your doctor, don't hesitate to seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Is it to late to see a pediatric endocrinologist in january if I haven't hit puberty and im 16? What can the effects be if I don't see a dr? Pls help

Is it to late to see a pediatric endocrinologist in january if I haven't hit puberty and im 16? What can the effects be if I don't see a dr? Pls help

Cause?: Delayed puberty is a symptom. Most often the result of being a late bloomer, but lots of other causes. By itself it isn't an emergency. If you have other symptoms of chronic illness, your pediatrician will have likely already initiated a work up looking into the basics. You're anxious, so have your parents ask the doctor questions to help you better understand and ask if ok to wait. ...Read more

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I have/ had pituitary adenoma. In boston I got it checked, it was first 3 mm and then 5 mm. I got a scan done in south carolina which came clear. The endocrinologist says that it can't be gone. Is it possible that I might have men?

I have/ had pituitary adenoma. In boston I got it checked, it was first 3 mm and then 5 mm. I got a scan done in south carolina which came clear. The endocrinologist says that it can't be gone. Is it possible that I might have men?

Have images compared: It sounds like you need to have your records sent to your latest provider so that the radiologist can compare the actual images, this might help clear up the confusion. ...Read more

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Are there any disadvantages to pellet therapy for testosterone? I'm wondering why my endocrinologist didn't mention them as an option.

Are there any disadvantages to pellet therapy for testosterone? I'm wondering why my endocrinologist didn't mention them as an option.

Yes!: There's no such thing as a free lunch, so yes, there are disadvantages to pellet therapy for testosterone replacement. 1st it's an invasive procedure (so if you don't like getting stuck w/needle, you won't like idea of trochar). 2nd greater risk of infection, pain & extrusion 3rd we can only guess how much you need based upon weight etc - so it's difficult to adjust if necessary eg more/less pelle ...Read more

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What kind of things do endocrinologists take care of?

What kind of things do endocrinologists take care of?

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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What to do if I have an appointment with and endocrinologist?

What to do if I have an appointment with and endocrinologist?

Keep it: Hi. Keep the appointment. Your doc is referring you to an endo because he/she has a question about something in you that endo's specialize in (common conditions endo's help with include diabetes, thyroid problems, pituitary problems, metabolic bone problems, blood calcium problems, etc). Good luck! ...Read more

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Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

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

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Do endocrinologists perform the test that confirms hypoglycemia?

Do endocrinologists perform the test that confirms hypoglycemia?

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

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How do endocrinologists perform the test that confirms hypoglycemia?

How do endocrinologists perform the test that confirms hypoglycemia?

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

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Why is it necessary to follow up with an endocrinologist every 3 months? Can't they just review my labs?

Why is it necessary to follow up with an endocrinologist every 3 months? Can't they just review my labs?

How Doctors get paid: They do not get paid to 'review' your labs. The only way they get paid to do work for you is to see you. That is how the American Medical system is designed by the Insurance industry. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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Do endocrinologists see transsexual patients?

Do endocrinologists see transsexual patients?

Endocrinologists: Why wouldn't they? Transsexuals have an endocrine system the same as those who are not transsexuals. A sex-change operation does not negate the endocrine system whatsoever. ...Read more

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Went to endocrinologist they said I have high chromogranin. What does this mean?

Went to endocrinologist they said I have high chromogranin. What does this mean?

Chromogranin A: Chromogranin a (cga) is a protein made by certain cells scattered throughout many tissues in the body. These cells are called neuro-endocrine cells, because they behave somewhat like nerve cells, and somewhat like endocrine, or glandular cells. They produce a variety of hormone and Amino Acid derivatives, and can form tumors. High cga levels mean a person might have such a tumor, but isn't certain. ...Read more

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What is the job of an endocrinologist?

What is the job of an endocrinologist?

Treat endocrine diso: The job of an Endocrinologist is to Diagnose, Treat and Manage Diseases and disorders of the Endocrine glands and to anticipate and prevent the complications ...Read more

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Can endocrinologist help with weight loss?

Yes, but: They can help you rule out endocrine causes, which aren't that common. After that you need a good regimen of education, diet, exercise and support -- plus changes of elements in your lifestyle that have led to weight gain. ...Read more

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What does a reproductive endocrinologist help you?

What does a reproductive endocrinologist help you?

Fertility and more: Rei are sub-specialist obg physicians: the majority of most prctices is fertility, but we are specialists in disorders of all aspects of female reproductive system, including many endocrine (hormonal) problems. Many rei treat early-or-late puberty, and conditions such aas endometriosis as well, soem also treat menopause. ...Read more