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... I have gone thr the surgey for pitutary gland tumor by gamma knife 02 weeks ago, and currently take the hirocortosil 20mg per day. However, my situation does not improve at all, and i am now losing weight. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Paisleyowl, for my case, dodctor found out the pituitary gland turmor by MRI check. It is found after the idrenal gland insufficiency was discovered. ... (5 replies)
... r your questions, but I do have a question for you, as I've been having similar problems. It was discovered through MRI three months ago that I had a tumor on my pituitary of 5mm in size. I had the same tumor back in 2004. ... (5 replies)

... ever seen anyone else with TPO antibodies that high! My endo didn't think anything of it but I knew this could mean something! My endo decided to do an MRI of my pituitary gland and brain. The MRI came back normal. She also ordered a pelvic ultrasound and that came back normal as well. ... (0 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (3 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (8 replies)
High potassium
Aug 27, 2010
... I wouldn't touch your thyroid until your docs rule out pituitary involvement. Surgery should be a LAST resort for any complication. ... (10 replies)
... I am certainly not an authority, but I would wonder about your pituitary gland in causation of any symptoms. ... (11 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (10 replies)
... I too, suffer from Schmidt's Syndrome. I have complete adrenal failure, had complete failure in the thyroid and in the pituitary gland and I have severe hypoglycemia. In the last 10 years, in my attempt to get to a correct diagnosis, I almost lost my life 15,000 times over. ... (7 replies)
... Your pituitary gland is called your master gland. The pituitary's job is to tell all your hormones how to work, and when to work overtime. ... (5 replies)
... pressure, feeling weak and lightheaded, having dizziness and headaches, and or being unbelievably thirsty than chances are that the internal part of her adrenal gland is failing her. If this is the case have her doctor put her on a low dose of Florinef and see how she feels. ... (11 replies)
... sized organ at the base of the brain. First, the hypothalamus sends "releasing hormones" to the pituitary gland. The pituitary responds by secreting hormones that regulate growth and thyroid and adrenal function, and sex hormones such as estrogen and testosterone. ... (3 replies)
... If I am correct, ACTH is supposed to be generated by the pituitary gland? ... (6 replies)
... I don't know for sure, but I think if cortisol rises during the ACTH stim test, then the adrenal glands are functioning, but the pituitary gland is not working properly. ... (1 replies)
... When I went in for the 2nd Thyoid panel, I specifically asked the Nurse for both the Anti-TPO and the TgAB, but they only ran one. I was going to go back to push the issue, but I was too distracted becaused they agreed to do an ACTH Stim test without any resistance. From my understanding, you have two variants of Thyroid AB problems. Hashi's attacks the Thyroid itself... (31 replies)
... we have a prognosis. At first, we felt bad that she would have to have part of the pituitary gland removed to reduce the cortisol level. It would have been a small tumor the size of a pinhead I am told. ... (8 replies)
... NO way that I could possibly have Addison's Disease, and said there had to be a reason for my increased ACTH production and he sent me to have an MRI done of my pituitary gland. ... (0 replies)
... The good news is that the doctors were able to leave behind a small rice size piece of the pituitary gland. At first, they thought it would all it had to be removed. The doctors were going to remove the whole gland at the stem in the brain. ... (8 replies)
... he said my husband absolutely needed growth hormone and that it was indicative of the chance of other hormone deficiencies. He completed all pituitary testing and found he was not making any pit hormones. Insurance has been very cooperative so far. ... (15 replies)


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