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Dr. James Chu Dr. Chu
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What are thecomplications from cushings disease?

Dr. James Chu Dr. Chu
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What are thecomplications from cushings disease?

High cortisol effect: Cushing's disease refers to a benign pituitary tumor making too much acth hormone --- which will then cause the adrenals to overproduce cortisol. Too much cortisol in the body can cause multiple effects: weight increase, body/face shape changes, high glucose, abnormal cholesterol, high bp, thin easily bruised skin, cataracts, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, mental changes, swelling, and others. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for cushings disease/ syndrome?

What are the treatments for cushings disease/ syndrome?

Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)... ...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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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 tay sachs disease? What are complications with treatment?

What are the symptoms of tay sachs disease? What are complications with treatment?

See below.: Here is a website that can answer your questions about Tay Sachs Disease. Unfortunately, there is currently no treatment. http://ntsad.org/ ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison's disease?

What are the symptoms of addison's disease?

Weakness &: Pigmentation. Addison disease produces weakness due to electrolyte disturbances, and increased pigmentation of the skin. Depending on the cause of the disease, there may be symptoms due to underlying pathology, e.g. Tuberculosis, amyloid, autoimmune disease etc. Under stressful circumstances it may lead to shock and death. ...Read more

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What are the risks of untreated Lyme disease?

What are the risks of untreated Lyme disease?

Heart, nerves, joint: The major issues are cardiac, neurological and arthritic complications if lyme is untreated. These include such things as heart inflammation, meningitis and joint inflammation among numerous other complications. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of graves' disease?

What are symptoms of graves' disease?

Wt loss,palpitation: Chest pain , palpitaion, weight loss and diarrhea are common symptom of graves disease. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of wegners disease?

What are symptoms of wegners disease?

Many.: Usually a disease of older folks with males and females equally affected. Typical presentation with fever, migratory joint pain, abdominal pain, hypertension, malaise, anorexia and weight loss. Prodromal symptoms may last for weeks to months. May develop bleeding from lungs, upper airway or kidneys. Confirmation by labs and tissue biopsy when possible. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lymphoproliferative disease

Dr. David Jin Dr. Jin
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What are symptoms of lymphoproliferative disease

Thanks for asking!: Signs and symptoms of lymphoproliferative syndrome include: - enlarged spleen - enlarged lymph nodes (esp. Neck and underarm) - enlarged liver - skin rashes - low platelet count (bruises, nose bleed, hemorrhage, petechiae) - anemia (fatigue, pallor) -neutropenia (prone to infections). ...Read more

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What are the complications of Gaucher's disease?

What are the complications of Gaucher's disease?

Organ damage: GD is treatable if diagnosed early and enzyme replacement started. Specific enzyme deficiency cause organs damage due to abnormal accumulation of unrecycled compounds called glycolipids. The spleen, liver, bones, bone marrow, skin, lungs and growth/dev , and in some subclass of GD, the CNS are affected. Increased risk of malignancy. Manifestations and severity vary. Consult with a geneticist pls. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Chronic Kidney Disease?

What are the complications of Chronic Kidney Disease?

Many,,,: The complications of chronic kidney disease are many. There is hypertension from inability of the kidneys to excrete fluid, along with edema or swelling in the body. There is anemia due to the kidney's inability to produce erythropoietin which stimulates red cell production. There is also accumulation of urea, a waste product and potassium which can affect heart rhythm, and many more besides. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of Crohn's disease?

What are common symptoms of Crohn's disease?

CD symptoms: Common symptoms and signs of crohn's disease include persistent abdominal pain, cramping and diarrhea, sometimes with blood or mucus. Other commonly associated symptoms include fever, weight loss, decreased appetite, night sweats, fatigue and arthritis. ...Read more

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What are the complications for alzheimer's disease?

What are the complications for alzheimer's disease?

Many disabilities: Alzheimer's dis can be complicated by abnormal behaviors such as wandering behavior which has resulted in patients getting lost in the neighborhood. Person loses ability to do daily activities & executive functions eg unable to manage own finances. Some patients have lost their financial assets & repal property from being victimized by 'trusted' persons who made them sign checks & other documents. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of graves disease?

What are symptoms of graves disease?

Weight loss,tachycar: The common symptoms of graves disese are 1rapid heart beat 2weight loss 3exopthalmos means very prominent bulging eyeballs 4 intolerance to heat 5diarrhea or loose stools 6anxiety and irritability 7tremors 8goiter that is large thyroid gland 9thick red skin usually on the shins or top of the feet 10change in menstrual cycle 11 fatigue 12difficulty sleeping 13anxiety 14erectile dysfunction libido_. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of graves disease?

What are symptoms of graves disease?

Many: Anxiety, fast heart rate, increased appetite with weight loss, decreased and irregular menses, insomnia, tremor or shakes, nervousness, increased sweating, thin hair/skin/nails, poor recent memory are among the most common. With graves' disease you can also develop protrusion or other problems with the eyes. ...Read more