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Suggest treatment for tumor on the pituitary gland

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Dr. Esmeralda Sera

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Posted on Sun, 3 Jun 2018 in Cancer
Question: For someone who likely has a tumor on their pituitary gland and is enduring pain which appears to be caused by excessive GH and GH1 in their bloodstream, is there any way to reduce the effects of this excess until they can get to the hospital for confirming MRIs which are scheduled for this coming Wed. Would sipping sugar water help?
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Tumor of pituitary gland

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

The goals of therapy are to relieve and reverse the symptoms and this is done by normalizing production of growth hormone and reducing the effects of the pituitary tumor on the surrounding tissues.

You can’t do nothing to relive the symptoms until endocrinologist give you advaices for the right treatment of disease

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