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What is the connection between the endocrine system and osteoporosis?

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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 ...

My endocrinologist said I can take my levothyroxine with food because I get so sick when I take it?

Posted 3 Dec 2017 by Booka1 2 answers

However I’m worried about the effectiveness. I was always told to take it on empty stomach and wait an hour to eat. What do I do ? Since taking it with food, I haven’t gotten sick.

Testosterone - What type of Dr are prescribing this for you?

Posted 23 May 2014 by mrfootball 3 answers

I haven't been to the Dr in a few years (I don't have a regular Dr) I am suspecting Low T levels and would like to get checked. Don't know if I find a GP or an Endocrinologist?? Any help is appreciated.

Is it bad for a teenager (17) to be on Metformin?

Posted 5 Mar 2014 by Destiny97 3 answers

I went to the endocrinologist and they took a lot of blood thinking I might have either a hormone problem or insulin problems or PCOS. I went on got my other perscription and they also gave me Metformin and my doctor didnt call to tell us what was wrong or why I have to take it or even that he was ...

Pituitary Tumor - I have been taking medication for a pituitary adenoma for over 20 years now. My?

Posted 27 Dec 2013 by Miss Shirley 2 answers

... most recent medication for over 10 years is cabergoline. My prolactin level is now very low 1.9. I would like to quit taking the medication now. I do not have an Endocrinologist treating me to ask questions about the side effects after taking the drug for so long. Can I just stop or do I need ...

Can you divide the dose of Testosterone from a 2 ml ampoule?

Posted 24 Jan 2013 by presario1234 1 answer

Hi, In my country there's not available testosterone 100mg. We have only Testo-Enant 250 mg (in a 2 ml ampoule). My relative needs to administer half of that dose (100-125 mg testosterone every week). Can you get only 1 ml from the 2 ml ampoule of Testo-Enant that has 250 mg testosterone ...

Levothyroxine - been bleeding for 19 days, is this normal?

Posted 4 Nov 2013 by cgar 2 answers

I started taking levothyroxine about a month ago and I stared my monthly cycle about 2 weeks early it was really light and I am still bleeding. It has been about 19 days now. Should I call my endocrinologist or make an Appt with my gyno? Or is this normal?

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. ...

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?

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 .

Levothyroxine - I want to know how to deal with my reaction to Synthroid following my thyroidectomy?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by ReganPollock 1 answer

My T3 and T4 levels are mid range but my TSH level has rocketed to 50. My endocrinologist has recommended upping my dosage to 75, but this is making me feel very unwell - dizzy, bad headache, tingling in my fingers, heart pain. I would like to go back to 50 mcg or preferably even lower, but ...

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 ...

Thyroid Disease - Can you have an immediate energy rush from levothyroxine?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by elliemm2255 1 answer

An endocrinologist has been following me for improving pituitary disease. The doctor noticed that my TSH has gone up a little. Levels were TSH 4.150, Free T4 1.23, Free T3 2.6. She prescribed 25 mcg levothyroxine. Within minutes of taking the very first pill first thing in the morning I got a rush ...

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