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Suggest treatment for adenoma on pituatary gland

I have a adenoma on my pituatary gland and recently was diagnosed with an enlarged adrenal gland but my dr says thats nothing to worry about. i am not well and realize something is wrong with me lately. what do u suggest i do when he wont send me to my endocrinologist. I am scared and need help I was also recently diagnosed with severe sleep apnea I am afraid of cushings disease I have alot of symptoms of this disorder
Mon, 4 May 2015
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Hi.
Thanks for your query and an elucidate history.
How is it possible that the Doctor can tell you not to worry.
You have a Pituitary adenoma and enlarged adrenal gland.
You need a consultation with an endocrinologist first to have a clinical evaluation to see the exact diagnosis and to assess for the need for surgery; whether this will help you or not. IF surgery is planned to see for fitness, and to get a reference to such a center of excellence where a proper surgery will get you the relief.

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