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Should I talk to my doctor about my acromegaly symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Yes, you should talk to your doctor if you experience any symptoms of acromegaly. Early treatment may prevent further complications from the condition. When acromegaly is left untreated, symptoms worsen, and cardiovascular disease and other complications can develop.

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