Hormonal Conditions

The endocrine system consists of glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood. Hormones have many different functions and modes of action; one hormone may have several effects on different target organs, and, conversely, one target organ may be affected by more than one hormone.

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What is Gynaecomastia or Gynaecomastia Surgery?  Gynaecomastia is a condition of excess breast glandular tissue in males, likely caused by a hormonal imbalance. Some patients have underlying medical conditions or are taking medicat... Read Full Answer
Gynaecomastia is different from simply being manboobs; there is a glandular component in addition to a fat component. This breast glandular tissue needs to be removed in order to have a complete correction. If you have gynaecomastia, you sho... Read Full Answer
Hypopituitarism refers to a state where the pituitary gland fails to produce or regulate hormones. The body undergoes several changes and can even be life-threatening. Essential hormones like steroids are needed especially when the body has to co... Read Full Answer
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Besides the contraceptive benefits of the Pills, they also help to regulate menses, reduce painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and reduce heavy menses (menorrhagia). It is therefore not normal to experience heavy vaginal bleeding while on the oral con... Read Full Answer
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If your secondary amenorrhea has been going on for more than one year already, then you are likely to have entered menopause. Traditionally, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been recommended as an effective treatment for hot flushes resultin... Read Full Answer
Type 1 diabetes patients produce little or no insulin, therefore causing their blood glucose level to be poorly regulated [1]. Clinically, patients may experience symptoms like [2]: excessive thirstiness, frequent urination, extreme hunger, ... Read Full Answer
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"Urologist fellowship trained in Andrology & Prosthetic Urology"

UTI (Urinary tract infection) is very common and it may occur when bacteria enter and multiply in the urinary tract. It is usually spread from the anus to the urethra. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is the most common bacterium that causes UTIs. ... Read Full Answer
Amputations are required when1. Bones or joints are severely infected such that they will not respond to even long term antibiotics.2. Part of the foot or toes have effectively ‘died’ as in what we call gangrene. If the gangrenous port... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

Women who have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) tend to suffer from: irregular menses acne hirsutism (abnormal male hair distribution) anovulation (which is associated with infertility) and overweight issues. It is important to remembe... Read Full Answer
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"Urologist fellowship trained in Andrology & Prosthetic Urology"

Low testosterone levels can be associated with lower sex drive and fatigue. This is known as testosterone deficiency (TD), loosely termed andropause.Unlike women who have a sudden drop in estrogens when they reach menopause, this is not the case i... Read Full Answer