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Treatment for over active pituitary gland?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Need more info

Why do you think you have an overactive pituitary? The pituitary gland makes various hormones that are essential for correct function of adrenals, thyroid, testicles, growth, there are particular rare disorders that can occur because of a tumor in the pituitary making excess hormone, but symptoms will depend on which hormone is being made.
You need to see an endocrinologist to evaluate.

In brief: Need more info

Why do you think you have an overactive pituitary? The pituitary gland makes various hormones that are essential for correct function of adrenals, thyroid, testicles, growth, there are particular rare disorders that can occur because of a tumor in the pituitary making excess hormone, but symptoms will depend on which hormone is being made.
You need to see an endocrinologist to evaluate.
Dr. Alan Feldman
Dr. Alan Feldman
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: It depends

Upon what you mean by an "overactive" pituitary gland.
The pituitary is a switchboard which receives signals from the brain and sends signals to other endocrine glands. Which of the many pituitary hormones seems to be in excess? What does your doctor say about this problem, or do you only think there's a problem but have not had it checked out?

In brief: It depends

Upon what you mean by an "overactive" pituitary gland.
The pituitary is a switchboard which receives signals from the brain and sends signals to other endocrine glands. Which of the many pituitary hormones seems to be in excess? What does your doctor say about this problem, or do you only think there's a problem but have not had it checked out?
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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