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Already have a pediatric endocrinologist that i could see. Should i talk to my pediatric endocrinologist about it?
An online endocrinologist asked me to stop my Aztor 10 (Atorvastatin) for 3 months coz after 1.5 yrs, my LDL ch reduced from 205 to 82. Is this wise?
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
My free t3/rt3 ratio is 13.6 and i feel worse on synthroid (thyroxine). Should my 4th endocrinologist consider this and any suggestions if they choose not to?
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
I'm a 34 y/o male. Labs for Testosterone (free+total), Estrogens Total, & Estradiol were w/in reference interval. But Estrone Serum result was marked as High (83 pg/mL for a 12-72 pg/mL reference interval). Is this concerning?
Borderline high: Since your estradiol level was normal, one can't be sure of the significance of a slightly elevated estrone level although one study suggested that it may be a precursor of type 2 diabetes in men. ?of whether it would affect libido or erectile dysfunction. An endocrinologist is best qualified to answer your question,however. Perhaps repeating the test is worthwhile. ...Read more
Should i go to endocrinologist have thyroid peroxidase ab 1010.8u/ml is it normal TSH 3 generation 3.39 T4 free 1.1 thyroxint4 9.5 no insurance ttc?
Indipamide: I cannot answer that question as I do not know all the circumstances. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im 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''
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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