Ideas on financial help to get help for pituitary/thyroid problems? I've reached the end of my rope.
I am hoping that all forum members could possibly give me some help, ideas or such on how to go about getting to a good pituitary/thyroid hospital, university or whatever, when I have no financial means.
I am a 30 year old male and have posted on this forum so many times, but I am yet to get to the bottom of my problems and I have almost reached my end of the rope. I don't want to give up on life or anything, but I almost feel as if I have no choice anymore. I am never going to find help when I don't have $15,000.00 to find help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic, diagnosed with a possible pituitary microadenoma, but guaranteed by them that it is 100% not causing any of my problems. My problems started years before I ever knew what a pituitary/thyroid/adrenal or anything was and I have almost every symptom associated with problems in those areas. Then I go to the Mayo Clinic, have an MRI done and find out it's a possible pituitary microadenoma. I go home and research the term and all the definition of a pituitary problem is missing, is a picture of me next to it.
Why not go to a place that is better suited to treat pituitary tumors?
I got the same response from Mayo - I was told my pituitary tumor was not causing my issues, however, in the end, I had two pituitary tumors, and they both were causing a lot of problems. Mayo is a great place, but not for pituitary.
I would be glad they did the MRI, but I would find another institution for follow up - and perhaps that place will take your insurance.
oh man, how can i relate to everything you said in your post!!! mayo is supposed to be the BEST clinic ever, yet they cant see the obvious. i went to Robert wood johnson and saw a pituitary specialist and he told me all those same things. its been almost a year since v i had my mri, and i still have not found treatment. im not sure what else to do but im telling you that i can relate to EVERYTHING you said in your post.
i self diagnosed myself with a pituitary tumor in 5 minutes, then my mri confirmed it, and they say its coincidences. doctors suckl.
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