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I have been prescribed prednisone as a result of a craniopharyngioma eight years ago. The operation?

Posted 14 days ago by Ragnarok1958 0 answers

... was a complete success, but the post op radiation treatment knocked out my pituitary. The endocrinologist said I would be on it for life (along with levothyroxine), and said that I MUST continue taking it or I risk "crashing". Is there any way to get a lifetime prescription so that if ...

I'm 26 and I have been diagnosed with PCOS for a year now. I have been followed up with an?

Posted 1 Nov 2016 by yolandaT 0 answers

... endocrinologist regularly and get my hormones monitored. I was put on progesterone 10mg 10 days course for three months last year, had done ultrasound and pituitary MRI which is clear. Now my doctor put me on spironolactone therapy although I don't have any hyperandrogenic symptoms such as ...

Anyone taking Jardiance along with Levemir?

Posted 3 Sep 2016 by zen53 0 answers

This is second day on Jardiance. Endocrinologist took me off Novolog that I had been taking along with Levemir. I'm just wondering if how these two drugs work together. Also read several mentioned hair loss with Jardiance. Another med I was on a few years back took the weight off and my hair! ...

Taking large dose of Synthroid only Sundays, reg dose other days?? Is this normal?

Posted 25 Apr 2016 by bnb45 0 answers

My endocrinologist had me at a dose of 150, which made my TSH 4. As this was too high, she then told me to take 1.5 pills only on Sunday (225 mcg) and take 150 rest of the week. This made my TSH go 0.7 which she did not like as well (I feel great with a lower TSH, btw). So she told me to go back ...

I have hirsutism, hormonal imbalance, genetics, plus I take strong psych medication how can an?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by Username19 0 answers

... endocrinologist help me? Plus I've heard that the pills an endocrinologist gives you can give you cancer. Is this true?

Anyone know a good endocrinologist in KS?

Posted 28 Mar 2016 by healthy Christina 0 answers

I live in Coffeyville KS. Not many specialist. And poor quality doctors. About 6 months ago I had my thyroid tested because thyroid problems run in my family. Although most of them begin in either the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus, my mom's actually started in her thyroid. Anyway my tsh ...

Natpara - Endocrinologist wants to put me on this. I had 3.5 paras removed,2010, plus rt?

Posted 24 Jan 2016 by DebraCassiero 0 answers

... hemityroidectomy. I have,SLE, RA, many yrs prior , as well as Best Cancer x2 with max rx surgeries. Have been on 2,000 of oral Calc, and 2,00 of vit D daily since.Had to get IV Calc in hosp post op , since both levels dropped to life threatening. .Doctors said most pts do not need rx post op ...

I'm having trouble losing weight and my doctors keep lowering my levothyroxin?

Posted 29 Jan 2016 by joslynfranco 1 answer

I had my thyroid removed in 2010. I was originally put on 150 mg. An internal medicine doctor increased my dose to 175 mg. An endocrinologist decreased it to 137 mg. Now, my primary care physician wants to lower it to 100 mg because my TSH is at 0.236. I'm frustrated because every time it is ...

Desogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol - Does it help in hair regrowth or growth?

Posted 9 Sep 2015 by Hopes high 1 answer

I have a severe hair loss and my dermatologist and endocrinologist both recommend Apri.. I no where read that it helps decreasing hair loss or helps in hair regrowth :( Please suggest if any of you have experienced same .

Adult Human Growth Hormone Deficiency - How long did it take you to get a diagnosis?

Posted 17 Sep 2015 by ej2468 1 answer

I spent many years with increasing problems. I was practically bedridden for 2 years after leading a very physically active life. I saw 7-9 endocrinologists and many other doctors. I was told that I was suffering from menopause, depression, loneliness, lack of self control/discipline, ...

Precocious Puberty question - HELP?

Posted 30 Jul 2015 by vanitynglory 1 answer

My daughter is 8-1/2 yrs old. She just started developing breast buds. Bone density test showed a bone age of 11. Other advanced tests done by the pediatric endocrinologist showed onset of puberty. Pediatric endocrinologist said if nothing was done she would be about 5ft 2inches tall and if Lupron ...

Has anyone's endocrinologist perscribed taking a week's dosage of synthroid at one time?

Posted 13 Feb 2015 by Virginia Didelphis 5 answers

My thyroid levels have been as high as 156.3 and as low as -.037. Last endocrinologist had me taking 300 mcgs a day, and twice a week I took 600mcgs. Thyroid levels still are not in order. Saw a new endocrinologist today who wants me to come into her office once a week and take my entire ...

For a girl dealing with body hair, possibly hirsutism, would an endocrinologist be the right doctor?

Posted 28 Apr 2015 by Jet7 3 answers

Due to insurance issues, i can not visit a lot of doctors. I would like to have my body hair looked at and see if any prescriptions or birth control could help. Would an endocrinologist be my best bet?

I want to know if cytomel makes it too hard for doctors to read my blood/lab results?

Posted 17 Jan 2015 by cathyrob 2 answers

I am taking 25mic of cytomel along with 100 mics of Synthroid. My endocrinologist is not a fan of cytomel and I am his only patient on it. I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. I am also in pain management for severe Fibromyalgia. I'm only 4"11and 1/2 and weigh 130 lbs. This is for the ...

My son had a staph infection with endocarditis after having a pacemaker put in, at the age of 20.?

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by CGWmom1993 1 answer

... The staph infection was a result of the pacemaker surgery, so the pacemaker was removed, 6 weeks of home IV antibiotics, and a few weeks later another pacemaker was put in. Since then, he has had pain in the chest and left arm, fatigue, weakness, high blood pressure and very fast heart rates. ...

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