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Swollen pitutary gland, pain in ribs, shoulder, chest, heart palpitations. Related symptoms?

Hello, I found out my pitutary gland was swollen. I got 2 MRI scans and some blood work done. But know i have been having pain if my shoulder , ribs, and chest . Even if i go up a tiny flight of stairs i get tired really fast and my heart beats fast like i had just ran a mile. Are there related symptomes between my problems.
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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Dear Cowgirl212009 ,

from what your have written above yes there could be a correlation between the enlargment of the pitutary gland and the symptoms you mentioned , but inorder to make a precise diagnosis you need to do an endocrine workup , its a blood test you do to know the level of certain hormones that would give an indication which one of them is responsible for the symptoms .
i would suggest you to arrange an appointment with an endocrinologist .

i hope my answer helped you and please if i did i would appreciate if you give a high rating for it :)
please feel well and get better soon , Thank you
Answered: Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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