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Endocrine System

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Your adrenal glands are just above your kidneys. The outside layer of these glands makes hormones that help your body respond to stress and regulate your...
Brachytherapy
you have. Treatments may include surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy....
Cancer Detection
The adrenal glands are small glands located on top of each kidney. They produce hormones that you can't live without, including sex hormones and cortisol....
Diabetes Urine Tests (Urine Tests For Diabetes)
Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder. The cause is long-term exposure to too much cortisol, a hormone that your adrenal gland makes. Sometimes, taking synthetic...
Bicarbonate (Electrolytes)
infection and changes in your blood's fluid and electrolyte balance can also influence hormone levels. In the...
Brachytherapy
include surgery to remove the tumor, medicines, and radiation therapy....
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
major endocrine glands are the pituitary, pineal, thymus, thyroid, adrenal be serious. Laboratory tests can measure the hormone levels in your blood,...
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
diarrhea Weight loss Goiter, which is an enlarged thyroid that may cause the neck to look swollen To diagnose hyperthyroidism, your doctor will look at your symptoms, blood tests, and sometimes a thyroid scan. Treatment is with...
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
all of the thyroid, radiation treatment of the thyroid, and some medicines. and blood tests. Treatment is with synthetic thyroid hormone, taken every...
Brachytherapy
The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces the juices that help break down food and the hormones that help control...
Cat Scan
The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces juices that help break down food and hormones that help control blood...
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
Most people have four pea-sized glands, called parathyroid glands, on the thyroid gland in the neck. Though their names are similar, the thyroid and parathyroid...
Brachytherapy
is the most common treatment. Other options include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri Scan)
Your pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland at the base of your brain. The pituitary is the "master control gland" - it makes hormones that affect growth and the...
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
Your pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland at the base of your brain. The pituitary is the "master control gland" - it makes hormones that affect growth and the...
Brachytherapy
surgery to remove the tumor. Other options include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. NIH: National Cancer Institute...
Blood Test, Thyroid (Thyroid Blood Tests)
Asian Have a family member who has had thyroid disease Have had radiation treatments to your head or neck You should see a doctor if you have a lump or swelling in your neck. Doctors use a physical exam, blood tests, imaging tests, and a biopsy to diagnose thyroid...
Ama (Antimitochondrial Antibodies)
Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones...
Amniocentesis
a genetic test. Sometimes it is found in prenatal testing. There is no cure for Turner syndrome, but...