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What is or are the symptoms of an adrenal tumor, and is it

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What is or are the symptoms of an adrenal tumor, and is it a curable desese ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 4 years ago.

What are your symptoms ?

Why do you think you have an adrenal tumor?

Expert:  Dr Owen replied 4 years ago.
This really depends on what type of tumor this is, and what type of hormones it is producing -
For example if this is a Pheochromocytoma - then usually you would get spikes in your blood pressure that are very high, and you can get headaches and just not feel very good.

Also, you might have an elevated DHEA-S level - that can lead to problems with metabolism.

Other problems include cortisol levels - which can lead not only to metabolic problems, but also to problems with immune problems.

So, it is importable to note exactly WHERE in the Adrenal gland there is a tumor and also what are your symptoms.

I hope this helps
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