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Rapid weight gain around stomach, back, and neck. Purple/reddish rash outbreak on arm. Losing muscle mass. Erectile dysfunction.What could these sympt

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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In brief: Many possibilities

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Many possibilities and maybe more than one problem. Cushing's disease (excess cortisone production). Treatment with steroids, e.g. prednisone. Side effects of other drugs, e.g. antiretroviral drugs if you have HIV. Underactive thyroid gland. Others. Presumably you're seeing a doctor; keep working with her. Maybe endocrinology consultation. Good luck!

In brief: Many possibilities

This is much too complex for an online reply.
Many possibilities and maybe more than one problem. Cushing's disease (excess cortisone production). Treatment with steroids, e.g. prednisone. Side effects of other drugs, e.g. antiretroviral drugs if you have HIV. Underactive thyroid gland. Others. Presumably you're seeing a doctor; keep working with her. Maybe endocrinology consultation. Good luck!
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