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Pituitary issues undiagnosed..confusion..

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 28, 2010
  • 06:31 AM

I have been through so many doctors and finally we thought we figured out what it could be. So I had my Endocrinologist run my cortisol and ACTH levels. They both came back low..ok. So now we do a Cortrosyn stimulation test and it comes back normal. And nothing further. I was told that since I am overweight that I couldn't possibly have a pituitary issue. Yet I keep finding information to the contrary. I have now seen 2 endocrinologists that say the same thing. Am I crazy or do they just refuse to look at what could be the problem??? I have extreme fatigue, generalized pain, fibromyalgia, hard to sleep at night, along with a laundry list of other problems. Just want some feedback. My PCP thinks it is Hypopituitarism. Go figure....she is the only one!

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  • I have been through so many doctors and finally we thought we figured out what it could be. So I had my Endocrinologist run my cortisol and ACTH levels. They both came back low..ok. So now we do a Cortrosyn stimulation test and it comes back normal. And nothing further. I was told that since I am overweight that I couldn't possibly have a pituitary issue. Yet I keep finding information to the contrary. I have now seen 2 endocrinologists that say the same thing. Am I crazy or do they just refuse to look at what could be the problem??? I have extreme fatigue, generalized pain, fibromyalgia, hard to sleep at night, along with a laundry list of other problems. Just want some feedback. My PCP thinks it is Hypopituitarism. Go figure....she is the only one!helloi think i have also some pituitary issues and read a lot about it.have normal to low thyroid tests (tsh,ft3 and ft4), irregular periods and maybe also cortisol plays a role.i think you should figure it out, you may also do a head mrt.best wishes ;)
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    • September 28, 2010
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