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My lady friend has cushing syndrome. She was too embarassed to tell me any more. Can you explain it to me please?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Is that right??

Please make sure that the diagnosis is correct because this is uncommnon and very serious -- it usually implies some kind of adrenal tumor or cancer that causes overproduction of adrenal hormones ie steroids.

In brief: Is that right??

Please make sure that the diagnosis is correct because this is uncommnon and very serious -- it usually implies some kind of adrenal tumor or cancer that causes overproduction of adrenal hormones ie steroids.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Yes

Not sure why your friend would be embarassed about having cushing's syndrome.
Unless she is overusing her steroid pills, there is nothing she could have done to prevent it and it's not contagenous. Check link below for summary of cushing's syndrome. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/patient-information-cushings-syndrome-beyond-the-basics.

In brief: Yes

Not sure why your friend would be embarassed about having cushing's syndrome.
Unless she is overusing her steroid pills, there is nothing she could have done to prevent it and it's not contagenous. Check link below for summary of cushing's syndrome. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/patient-information-cushings-syndrome-beyond-the-basics.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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