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Suggest tests to diagnose Addison's disease

I am trying to find a doctor who knows about Addison's disease testing , I'm near clearlake CA. I a very sick right now, have had adrenal insufficiency for 10 yrs or so ...

Can one die from addisons disease?

Can you die from addisons my husband is very weak and sleeps all thr time and has no appetite

What are skin side effects, contraindications and treatments for someone with addison's disease?

What are skin side effects, contraindications and treatments for all for someone with addison's disease? ...

Have chronic nutropenia. Sister and brother diagnosed with addison's disease. Are the conditions related?

Hello, I have chronic nutropenia, my brother died from addisons desease, an now my sisters son has been diognosed with addisons desease , ae these conditions related?

What causes colorless bumps on arms when suffering from addison's disease?

i asked a question last night and you guys made me register without offering an answer yet. i have addison s disease. for the last 3 nights i have been developing colorless, non itchy bumps under my skin on both arms. they feel like something...
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Addisons Disease ,please suggest me

I have been having some troubling issues tonight. My doctor thinks I may have adrenal exhaustion.. and I have all the symptoms but tonight it seems to have gotten worse. I am still very functionable but cannot sleep. have a headache. starting to...

What is addison's disease. What are the treatment available?

Hello , I would love to know a couple things about the Addison s Disease because i m from a country where the doctors often do not know any better than the patients .. The most important question would be about the treatment of the disease .The...

Addisons disease, thyroid problems, losing weight, tiredness. Suggestions?

I have Addision`s Disease plus a bad thryoid and was diagnosed in 1973 in saying this i have had a sudden weight loss i used to weigh between 180lbs to 200 I was like that for many years now iam down to 150 lbs this happened in nine weeks this...

Can i have scuba diving in addisons disease & hypothyroidism?

for these conditions i take cortisone acetate, florinef, & eltroxin. i m in excellant physical condition otherwise. is it ok for me to take classes in scuba diving? thank you - marie

Rashes spreading from the arm to shoulder. No pain. Is it Addison's disease? name is Betsy. About...I want to say...5 years ago...I developed this odd rash on the inside of my upper arm...close to my underarm . It happened while I was at the beach. It went away...and I don t know if its linked or not...but I...

Can patient with addison disease be in contact with person receiving MMR?

I have addison disease. My grand -daughter needs to get a MMR and a chicken pox shot . The shot is a live virus. Am i allowed to be in contact with her since this is a live virus? If I am not for how many ...

Addisons disease, diabetes. Taking hydrocortisone. Taken MRI of pituitary gland. Visit endocrinologist?

Hello. I am at my wits end! My son is 22 years old. A student at University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. He was diagnosed with Addisons disease a year and a half ago. I need a good endocrinologist who ...

Child diagnosed as addison's disease, type 1 diabetic and hypothyroidism. Looking for hospital and doctors

My 7-year old granddaughter was diagnosed with Adddison s last week. She is also Type 1 diabetic and has hypothyroidism . This seems to be a rare condition. Children s Hospital in Milwaukee, WI has indicated there are no other children with this...

Will qsymia helps to reduce weight when suffering from Addison’s disease?

I have Addison s disease with every thyroid disease known but I can t keep my weight down or energy at a level I can live with. I struggle every day to present myself to the public and now I ve had enough.... Will Qsymia help me? At this point I...

Have boils on the groin. Have diabetes and addisons disease. No medication now. What to do?

Hi my son has diabetes and addisons disease. Recently he has started getting big painful boils on his groin. His doctor tested them and the resullts were strep b. Those boils went away and now he has ...
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What are ALL the different causes of orthostatic hypotension? I know dehydration is a big one but what else?
Hi, other causes of hypotension are diseases like addisons disease, diabetes, pheochromocytoma, side effects of drugs like antidepresants, monoamineoxidase inhibitors, Vitamin B12 deficiency. Symptoms of hypotension are dizziness,nausea, headache,blurred vision. Regards
Hi docter i have skin problem of black skin in neck
Hi, Thanks for writing to us. Black pigmentation over neck could be due to allergy, eczema, acanthosis nigricans, addison's disease, obesity, diabetes etc. The pigmentation can only be treated once underlying cause can be detected. For the same either you may contact a dermatologist nearby or use premium features of this website. in the interim, use nexret/ retino/ supatret cream in night. regards
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