... m here for me is that I am not gaining weight like cushings pateints do instead i have been going down in weight. My fear is ectopic cushing's which relates to a tumor outside the pituitary or adrenal. ... (0 replies)
... your LH and FSH levels would be high since they are released from the pituitary and regulated depending on how much testosterone is in your blood. In this case, it's not necessarily your testes not working properly, but your pituitary gland. ... (4 replies)
... The symptoms I feel is low energy, fatigue, depressed, anxiety low sex drive, weak erections, don't feel that happy, most of the time don't feel well being. ... (13 replies)
... or testosterone cream or injection. ... (12 replies)
... I'm of the impression that you can't really figure out what's going on by checking just testosterone. That said you sound a lot like me when I was low testosterone ten years ago. ... (11 replies)
... i read your post. I am also a canidate of low Testosterone. ... (4 replies)
... in highschool with booming testosterone levels until I began to push too hard and wound up injured. ... (5 replies)
... at an endocrine clinic. heres what the letter says the tests do show that the testosterone levels are very low with undetectable LH and FSH hormones coming from the brain, thyroid levels normals and the hormone cortisol from the adrenal gland is also normal. ... (24 replies)
... My DH has Empty Sella Syndrome that is causing his low T. He had a lot of the same symptoms. He was on T replacement, but now we're trying HCG, because the T can adversely affect your fertility and we're TTC. ... (6 replies)
... For many years, 15 or more, I've noticed that have been a low energy person. I could do what I wanted, but I yawned more than most, and maybe needed a little longer to recover. ... (6 replies)
... if your pit is fine then you just have some thing wrong with your endo system. lots of tiems there are not explanations for it screwing up (besides a pit tumor).
Your doctor should keep looking but problably you will just get put on meds to control your hormones. (13 replies)
... I just got the results of my MRI of the pituitary and its fine, no tumor nothing is wrong there. ... (13 replies)
... the first insulin tolerance test it showed I needed HGH but the endo wanted to wait till after the next mri. At three months I had another MRI and it showed some tumor remaining loving snuggled up to the artery on the left side of my brain. Had Radiation treatments through November. 6months later had another mri no change. ... (13 replies)
... Need to find root cause of my Low T. ... (13 replies)
... if the mri shows a pit tumor the endo may wait to do additional testing until after any treatment is done. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks for the reply.
When they found out you had a pit tumor, what did they do about it? surgery? or like you had to take medicine for it to get smaller?
Did you have any symptoms of the pit tumor? or u didnt even know you had it till you got the MRI?
My insurance company is playing games, they said they need to rule out pre-existing condition. Im really concerned... (13 replies)
... your endo is doing the correct thing by getting the mri. the prolactin could also be effecting your T levels (high levels could be a sign of a pit tumor). You might also want to get your HGH (human growth hormon) levels checked as well if you end up having a pit tumor. I had one and I have to take T, something for the adrenal gland (hydrocortizone or something like that),... (13 replies)
... I have not heard of any one saying that hair growth decreased from being GH deficient. Low testosterone would do that. ... (6 replies)
... your situation is quite common actually. these two things , low testosterone, low thyroid function often appear together. usually with higher than desirable prolactin with abnormal morning cortisol. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. I'm pretty sure I have hypogonadism due to having a pituitary microadenoma. My FSH and LH are on the low end of "normal", and my Testosterone has not been higher than 350 for the past 5 years or so. ... (12 replies)