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  • Someone plz help. Me. To. Diagnose and finally end my two year battle w severe stomac

    brittanygarcia 2 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions November 28, 2013 01:08 AM

    My stomach started swelling and bloating as I outta the blue was putting on 12 pounds every month for 14 months in row..I litterly looked full term pregnant.docs did a test for cortisol in my urine but was negative.stopped gaining yet stomach extends w all I put in my mouth and gets hard and I can...

  • sudden increase in metabolism?

    carlarose611 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions November 20, 2013 04:37 PM

    I'm a 22 year old female on Metformin for PCOS and lowest dose synthroid for Hashiomoto's hypothryoid. For most of my life, my struggle was to lose weight, I always had a big appetite for sweets and a slow metabolism. I went on countless diets and basically had to eat very little in order to lose...

  • Neoplastic Disorder

    aammss 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions November 20, 2013 03:03 AM

    I have developed 2 bumps on my nose that are quite large and noticable, have been to more than a dozen doctors of various specialties, and no one can determine what it is or how to treat it. Neoplastic tumors, or disorders, or "granulosa cell tumors", can be the result of hormone replacement...

  • I started consuming Mushroomex powder to gain weight.

    ayu.3117 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions October 11, 2013 06:06 PM

    I started consuming Mushroomex powder to gain weight..Please guide me if it is having any side effects..??

  • Im 15 year old and i really need help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions September 26, 2013 07:13 AM

    Hi my name is pedro im portuguese and i have a problem, that seems nothing special but it really matters to me, my niple looks like a bomb about do explode, it really bothers me, i have a strange sensation, my friends make fun of me, i didnt even went to the beach this year, i have this for almost...

  • At the end of my rope, doctors are stumped... Addison's with high cortisol?

    VPrice1030 2 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions July 18, 2013 03:18 PM

    Hi all, thanks in advance for any help. I'm a 28 y.o. female with no other medical history except for renal obstruction repaired surgically at age two. Starting about six months ago, I started developing early satiety and postprandial abdominal fullness and pain. I also had extreme fatigue and...

  • Cushings cycles: confused

    vanyali 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions June 20, 2013 01:15 AM

    I am a 37 year old woman, and I have several symptoms of cushings that point to a 6-month on, 6-month off cycle.In particular, I only menstruate for 6 months of the year. The other 6 months I have no bleeding at all. This has gone on for the last year and a half (before that I was on about a 6-8...

  • Please help!

    sea789 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions May 27, 2013 02:31 AM

    I have been seen by multiple specialists for over two years now. Recently between my endocrinologist and GP we might be getting somewhere. 2 years ago I lost 20lbs very quickly, and at 21 yo I was still having abnormal periods. At that time I was anemic, had low estrogen levels and high...

  • Pernicious Anemia Anyone?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions March 22, 2013 08:39 AM

    Thyroids all over the place and just had a few symptoms I was hoping someone else knew some thing about??

  • Is it ok to list several symptoms here and just hope someone can pull it all together

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions March 22, 2013 08:28 AM

    Hoping just for someone with knowledge of similar experiences??

  • Temperature instability after shower

    OrionWizard 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions January 26, 2013 03:49 AM

    I'm 25 yo male.Every time I shower, I have the following symptoms afterwards:For an hour or so, I feel good, but kind of flushed. Then, my feet and hands get cold, my back, neck and torso feel very hot on touch, my face feels hot and my eyes are sore and burning, as if they were too hot. My face...

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  • Cystathioninuria (gamma-cystathionase deficiency)

    anemona 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions November 24, 2012 02:31 PM

    I am een Dutch women 64 years old and in 2011 I heared the diagnosis Cystathioninuria (gamma-cystathionase deficiency)I want to keep in touch with more patients because in Holland there are no other patients. Please write me !I have also problems with vitamine B12 and HyperhomocysteinemiaMy english...

  • Low cortisol...Extremely urgent! please help!!

    tish1001 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions September 26, 2012 05:43 PM

    My mum 49 yrs, have been suffering for hyponatremia for 4 months. Doctors have found cortisol to be low. ACTH stimulation test is normal which indicates that her adrenaline is functioning properly. There are some problem with pituitory or hypothalamus. DOctors have given cortisol replacement...

  • Potential thyroid issues in 26 yr old female

    jenniferl 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions September 16, 2012 01:54 AM

    I am a 26 year old female and overweight. I went to my doctor 4 months ago for a routine check up and she noticed that my neck, specifically my thyroid was a bit swollen. She order an ultrasound and extra bloodwork. Turns out that I had a small nodule on my right thyroid lobe, but my found that my...

  • Hypothyroid / prednisone

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions July 20, 2012 09:16 PM

    Hello lst timer,I am 51yo white guy who has had a terrible jouney though the maze of trying to get help/relief from a thyroid disorder.My test have been up down normal. I have been to UCSF where I got a mri of the brain and also saw endocronologist who barely gave mw the time of day. I was put on...

  • I think somenthing is very wrong with my thyroid...

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions April 25, 2012 10:35 AM

    Hii my name is Franss, i'm 16 years old and it's my first time on a medicine forum =( I can't diagnose myself because i have a huge number of symptoms related to different diseases...Though i almost certain it's something about my thyroid..I started an ovo-lacto-vegetarian diet in December, i'm...

  • Having Hyperthyroid symptoms again, even though my TSH is normal?

    SunnySadie 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions December 14, 2011 09:10 PM

    Last year I was (finally) diagnosed with what was considered "mild" hyperthyroidism, given a low dose of methimazole, and began feeling much better than I had in ages.This past October, my new endocrinologist halved my methimazole to see how my TSH would do without the full dose. The past couple...

  • Help me please, I'm desperate

    alliestar90 1 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions October 29, 2011 11:57 AM

    Hello, I am a 21 year old female. All my life it seems I've always had heath issues of some kind. I've always had allergies (hay fever, pets, some foods, nickel, and some other random things) and I am very prone to rashes. I get a lot of sinus infections and as soon as that goes away a double ear...

  • thyroid issues?

    greeneyes3 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions September 25, 2011 04:39 AM

    Hi all, I am a 25 year old female, no kids. I am absolutely miserable. I've been trying to figure out for about 2 years now why I feel so crappy all the time. My main symptoms are: fatigued/weak/no energy; muscle & joint pain, stiff; my feet freeze for hours, when it isn't cold; night sweats (only...

  • Thyroid Issues?

    greeneyes3 0 Replies
    Posted in: Endocrine conditions September 23, 2011 10:48 PM

    Hi guys. I have a lot of unanswered symptoms that my doctors have been trying to figure out for almost 2 years now. My primary thinks my thyroid may be responsible. He says it is very inflamed, I've had other doctors (endo & rheum) tell me that as well. I've had 2 ultrasounds & blood labs. For the...

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