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Tests For Endocrine
Had weight loss, fatigue and some deranged blood tests including endocrine probs. Symptoms over one year, CT scan clear. Could CT have missed SCLC?
Fatigue: 49 M UK has fatigue and wt loss CT neg could it have missed SCLC ? Sorry do not know what SCLC means. ...Read more
Labs and Imaging: There are many lab studies as well as imaging evaluation of the organs involved. Serum calcium, parathyroid hormone levels, calcitonin, cea, pituitary hormones, pancreatic hormones (including insulin, glucagon, etc), and a variety of adrenal hormones (epinephrine, norepinephrine, metanephrines, dopa, and their metabolites). A full evaluation requires extensive testing, including stimulation tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can missing periods and having negative pregnancy tests be related to an endocrine issue? Such as? Thanks Dr!
Can i use small amount of androgel to trriger facial hair growth (have sparse sideburns currently) though all endocrine tests normal?
19 yr & BMI 35
Taking fasting gluc tomorrow. Should I eat carbs 12 hrs before the test to better "test" my endocrine system? Is test meaningful w/out carb intake?
Doesn't matter: just don't take in any calories of any kind for 12 hours before test, as directed. ...Read more
Repeated parathyroid test. Still High (102 pg/mL)
Calcium N (9.2) , Phosphorus N ( 3.1) , Vit D low (25)
Should I see Endocrine Doc, or GI Doc?
My daughter's 18,recent blood test shows high prolactin 83.At age 17-high calcium.Good appetite but losing weight,only 6stone now.Endocrine or cancer?
Have joint pain. All rheum tests negative! thinking outside the box...What else can I consider? Neurological? Endocrine? Thyroid ok too.
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