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Cure for pan hypopitutarism, effects of steroids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   is pan hypopiturism is not curable?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi dr
Doctor :   There are various causes of pan hypopitutarism.
Doctor :   *hypopituitarism
User :   i diagonised pan hypopiturism 3 yrs bak followed to tat i had orbital psudo tumor on right eye back side
User :   am on steroids
User :   even now
User :   nd prescribed i have to take for my life time
Doctor :   Depending on the cause, the treatment protocols are followed,
User :   my latest problem s osteoporosis
Doctor :   Most of the causes due to chronic conditions and may need long term treatment.
User :   fine. is steroid is the only treatment??
Doctor :   A proper complete cure for these conditions are yet to be found.
User :   oh.......
User :   may i know ur name pls?
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA
User :   the problem is am getting very weak day by day
User :   my bones are paining and am over weight
Doctor :   The treatment available now is hormonal supplementations depending on the hormone assay
User :   dr. can u pls give me ur clinic address nd phone no. so that i can meet u in person
Doctor :   Surgical treament if feasible.
User :   and drs are telling i may get bone fracture automatically......... then how can i survive.......
Doctor :   Long term steroids can cause side effects such as these.
Doctor :   To help you better, may I know since when are you known to have this problem?
User :   4yrs back
Doctor :   Are you on any other treatment apart from steroids?
User :   thyroxin, wysolone, shelcal, premarin, minirin nasal spray
User :   dr. this chat will cut in 5 min. so pls give me ur contact no.
Doctor :   Can you please confirm your phone number, so that I can speak to you if this chat gets over.
User :   fine am XXXXXXXX from xxxx
User :   0000
Doctor :   In the mean time, may I know when was your last evaluation?
User :   am sorry what u mean by this
Doctor :   I mean are you on regular follow up with endocrinologist and ophthalomologist?
User :   s dr. 2 months back i had frctr on my left leg ankly
User :   am on continuos check ups with all the drs.
Doctor :   May I know your latest hormone levels?
Doctor :   The side effects of steroids depend on the dose and the duration,
Doctor :   which inturn are monitored by hormone evaluations.
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