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Suggest treatment for Addison's disease

My daughter was diagnosed with Addison's disease (ATCH of 780 at the time) seven years ago. It has ... absolutely crashes for at least a week afterwards. She has never accepted her Addison's disease ...

Whom to consult for Addison's disease?

I was diagnosed with XXXXXXX disease several years ago. I have been on hydrocortisone for a long time I just had an m r I which my doctor said it turned out normal. I think it getting worse I am having all the symptoms and the medicine does not...

Suggest treatment for symptoms of Addison's disease

My brother is 45, has had weeks of vomiting after meals, today his blood glucose hit 13, today he has had diarrhea . He also has been doing nutra-system prepared meals for 2 weeks & went from yesterday evening until today at 2:00 without eating....

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

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 ...
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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 ,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...

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...

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...

What type of doctor should I see for Addison disease?

Addison disease. Been on and off prednisone for a year saying I have autoimmune not sure what type? Seeing ...

What causes small dent on the head with addisons disease?

i have a small dent located to the left of the crown on my head. it has been there for approximately a month and has gotten deaper/bigger. it is sensitive. I had an xray and the nurse practitioner told me that the X ray showed no abnormal lesions....

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 ...

Suffering from addisons disease, gastric reflux. Had lansoprazole. How this can be resolved?

I have addisons disease for over 20 years and for a few months I have had gastric reflux and I am on 60mg of lansoprazole from my gp. He has said that if my symptoms persist (they have been very severe ...

Severe hot flashes. History of Addisons disease, adanoma in pitutary gland. Help

Hi, I am 53 yr old female, I work 11 to 7 night shift, I hade Addisons Disease, also a micro adanoma on my Pitutary gland, rightr now for the last few nioghts I have been so hot, I feel really sick ...
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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
I'm so fair when I was child but now my skin is dark...can I do some thing for can I become fair like how I was...
Hi, Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. You can use skin whitening creams. Also check for your adrenal status,as Addison's disease (adreno-cortical insufficiency) can cause darkening of skin,though it is a rare condition and will produce many other symptoms. Regards Dr. T.K. Biswas M.D. Mumbai
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