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Should I be worried if I have symptoms of acromegaly?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Acromegaly is a serious disease, so if you believe you may have symptoms of the condition, talk to your doctor immediately. While the progression of the disease is slow, it can irreversibly alter a person&apso;s physical appearance, such as the hands, feet, face, and chest. Without treatment, acromegaly can lead to other health problems that may be life threatening. Early treatment can help prevent the development of these complications.

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