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17 Treatments for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Overview

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Tests for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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An aldosterone (ALD) test measures the amount of ALD in your blood. It is also called an aldosterone serum test. ALD is a hormone made by the adrenal glands. It aff...  More
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Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands in response to a pituitary hormone called adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Diseases of the adrenal g...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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24 Hour Urine Epinephrine Output Test
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Plasma Epinephrine Test
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Your pituitary gland, a pea-sized gland located at the base of your brain, produces many types of hormones, including the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). ACTH s...  More
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Androstenedione measurement
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Corticosterone measurement
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DHEA measurement
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17-OH progesterone is a blood test routinely given to newborns in the United States to detect congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). CAH is a glandular disorder that...  More
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A sodium blood test is a routine test to help your doctor learn more about your health. It is also called a serum sodium test. Sodium is a mineral essential to your...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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Reconstruction of Vagina
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Prescribed Medications for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions tre...  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions...  More
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FLUDROCORTISONE (floo droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat Addison's disease and to treat a salt losing condition called adrenogenital sy...  More
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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated incl...  More
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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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