What does endocrinology mean?
This area of medicine studies causes, manifestation and development mechanisms of various endocrine diseases. With particular focus on synthesis and mechanism of action of hormones. After all, hormones are a part of the endocrine system and determine its functioning. There are a number of problems and diseases that are associated with the endocrine system.
In most cases, other doctors such as a GP or a gynecologist recommend patients to get consultation with an endocrinologist. A reason for this is that the endocrine system is inextricably linked with other systems of our body. To identify causes of abnormalities, each patient should undergo primary consultation with an endocrinologist, who will diagnose and recommend an appropriate treatment.
What does endocrine diseases diagnostic include?
Often doctors recommend the following tests and diagnostic procedures:
- sugar blood test and glycosylated hemoglobin test,
- laboratory urine test,
- ultrasound diagnostics of the thyroid gland,
- computer tomography.
Qualitative diagnostics in the ilaya Family clinic is performed by doctors with many years of experience on modern equipment. Therefore, if you feel like you need medical assistance, please contact the Ilaya Family clinic in Comfort Town.
When should I contact an endocrinologist?
Do not delay your visit to an endocrinologist if you have the following symptoms:
- rapid fatigue, somnolence, constant weakness,
- suppressed emotional state, depression,
- skin itching without a clear cause;
- significant changes in body weight over a short period of time,
- unstable menstrual cycle,
- hair loss,
- discomfort in your neck and throat,
- heart rhythm disturbance,
- weakness and muscle aches in the hands,
- frequent infections and colds,
- excessive sweating.
These symptoms indicate an abnormality in your body functioning. If you experience such symptoms, please be alarmed and ask for qualified help as soon as possible.
What diseases are treated by an endocrinologist?
Below you can find a list of pathologies and diseases that an endocrinologist may help you with:
- diabetes mellitus (type I and II);
- oncological diseases of the endocrine system;
- diffuse goiter;
- cysts and nodes of the thyroid gland;
- diabetes insipidus;
- premenstrual syndrome;
- chronic fatigue syndrome.
An endocrinologist is in charge of diseases of internal secretion glands which regulate a significant majority of processes in a human body.
|Endocrinologist consultation at home (on the territory of LC Comfort Town)||600.00|
|Paediatric endocrinologist consultation||450.00|
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