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Tinnitus Pituitary Adenomas
Endo and NS: An endocrinologist has to determine if the adenoma is functional. If a prolactinoma, even if large, medication is started before considering surgery. Other pituitary hormones have to be assessed as well. Cortisol and thyroid hormone deficiencies have to be replaced before surgery. Hydrocortisone is usually administered prophylactic ally if surgery is necessary. Size and symptoms important also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on type: Small non-functioning ones require no treatment, just regular follow-up. Prolactin-producing ones need medical treatment. Ones that produce other hormones generally need surgery. Large non-functioning ones that impair vision need surgery too. Sometimes after surgery radiation is needed, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pituitary adenoma: How was it diagnosed and what treatment if any has been done? Are your headaches worse on one side or the other or are the headaches all around your head.? If so, massage at the back of your neck may go a long way to relieving the headaches. You don't need to see a specialist for this - a husband, a child, or a friend can help you. ...Read more
Was diagnosed with pituitary adenoma two years ago , have been parlodel (bromocriptine) for two years. When will this heal?
Parlodel (bromocriptine): Doesn't 'cure/heal' it controls the situation must be taken indefinely- but it can avoid need for surgery. ...Read more
Pituitary adenoma how does it affect muscle in body and what test will they do to find out if muscle is affected and how much?
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