When should you consult an Endocrinologist

When should you consult an Endocrinologist?

If you have or experience any of the following diseases or symptoms, consult an Endocrinologist (DM or DNB qualification) who has the best knowledge and skills to manage diabetes and other hormone problems in India.

  • Diabetes mellitus – Type 1, Type 2, Pancreatic diabetes, Secondary diabetes
  • Poorly controlled Diabetes Mellitus (HbA1c > 7%)
  • Insulin requiring Diabetes
  • Thyroid dysfunction(underactive thyroid or overactive thyroid)
  • Thyroid swelling(goitre)
  • Pituitary tumors(acromegaly, gigantism, cushing’s syndrome, prolatinoma, cranipharyngioma)
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypercalcemia, Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vitamin D deficiency, Hypocalcemia, Hypoparathyroidism,
  • Recurrent fractures
  • Recurrent hypoglycemia
  • Poorly controlled Hypertension
  • Young onset hypertension
  • Hypogonadism, infertility

 

In woman,

  • Irregular cycles – Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Absent cycles – ovarian failure,
  • Excessive bleeding during cycles – menorrhagia – hypothyroidism
  • Fractures of hip – postmenopausal osteoporosis
  • Unwanted hair growth – hirsutism
  • High sugar during pregnancy – Gestational Diabetes
  • Abnormal thyroid function tests during pregnancy – Gestational Hypothyroidism

 

In children,

  • Childhood hypertension
  • Breast enlargement in boys – Gynaecomastia
  • Childhood diabetes
  • Childhood obesity/overweight
  • Early breast/periods in girls or early hair growth in boys – Precocious puberty
  • Delayed puberty
  • Poor height gain – Short stature
  • Tall stature
  • Ambiguous genitalia