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I Have Growth Hormone Deficiency

A Growth Hormone Deficiency anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Growth Hormone Deficiency. You're not alone. 17 People

    Ever since I was a kid I was always the short

    one, the kid that looked like he belonged in at least 2 grades under what I was actually in. My sophomore year of high school I found that I was growth hormone deficient and I was going to be taking shots up until I reached my biological potential or basically when I want to...
    SpenceDawg SpenceDawg 18-21, M Oct 10, 2014

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    I have been "shy" most of my life,

    a loner until high school when I started playing sports. I have been diagnosed with social anxiety and depression. I have been treatment resistant - ECT treatments. I have been treated for about 10 years for low testosterone, but it didn't do much for the fatigue and lethargy. I...
    qpwoeiru2317 qpwoeiru2317 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I Had A Growth Hormone Deficiency...

    I am a 25 year old female but I look more like I am 18 or 20 years old. When I was in middle school, I found out I had a growth hormone deficiency and I had to have growth hormone injections to grow. I was always very small for my age and looked much younger than the other...
    alias0703 alias0703 22-25 3 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    I Do

    I have growth hormone deficiency. It's apparently not uncommon, but sometimes I feel so alone. I'm only 4'10", which is pretty short compared to other guys my age. I take growth hormone shots, but they haven't been helping much yet. My doctor says I need to give it time and...
    OliverR OliverR 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    I'm thinking about starting hormones anyone want to pm me about your experience with hormones
    Horseofdiffcolor Horseofdiffcolor 22-25, T 4 Responses Apr 27

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    This is a continuation of my other stories about becoming a girl. Back in 1984, when my brother started high school as a girl, with the support of our family and his therapist, I...
    titelips titelips 31-35, F 8 Responses May 9

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    I have a question about puberty and my specific experience: Well first off I know I started puberty and that I am currently in it but I feel like the stages are not going in...
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Using herbal hormones is better than everyone makes it out to be. Phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) are considered to have an anti-estrogen effect. But, if you take enough of them...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 4 Responses Apr 22

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    More exotic black peppers are great at blocking male hormones. The black long pepper is a powerful anti-cancer, anti-parasitic medicine that also improves digestion and the...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 May 9

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    I've actually not yet been diagnosed (I'm looking for a dermatologist) however my symptoms align with the images and research I've diligently applied myself to. I used to think I...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    I have alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency. It affects my liver and lungs. I can't smoke(cigarettes) or drink or have acetaminophen, but none of these are all that bad. I was told I...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    With heavy painful periods and horrible head aches all together at once is agonizing. I wish I were born male on those times of the month. I know it is only for a time but it seems...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F Apr 24

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    Been a strange week, been really restless lately and feeling weird… I don’t know what it is or why… it’s hard to explain its not a anxiety feeling, not stress nor a depress...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I just got my blood test results. I'm still pregnant. I guess that explains my mood swings. I have a nice glow must be all that estrogen working on me.
    december2010 december2010 41-45, T 5 Responses Apr 25

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    As a child I grew up in a household with an alcoholic father, who was very much a dictator in the household, had anger problems, consistently cheated on my mom and would get into...
    CountryPrincess88 CountryPrincess88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Hops are the future for phytoestrogens. They are said to make the perfect hair loss remedies and to cause "depression in men". Finishing/aromatic hops pellets are what you want...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I had a d&c on December 5th after a missed miscarriage. I was heart broken but eager to get pregnant in February or March .. A month after my d&c the pathology results arrived to...
    ldha ldha 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Is there anyone out there who has EMM and gets it vaginally, orally and maybe even in their eye a little (I have kerastitis now, which can also be a symptom). I'd love to hear...
    alycat926 alycat926 36-40, F May 1

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    I am a young woman with massive breast. Hormones treatment had me developping those because of a sad affliction. Along with my already big frame, I have come to accept myself and...
    sarahdx sarahdx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    It sucks because I know I'm not ready for it yet but I fantasize about being pregnant. I feel like my hormones are going crazy. It makes me a bit sad to know that my boyfriend...
    ccm22 ccm22 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dreamt i grew another finger, a thumb finger to be specific. It was disgusting cause it was actually a fungal growth and has taken the form of a thumb! It was reddish and huge...
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I have told a few close friends, male and female, about my crossdressing habit. The most recent was about a year ago, when my wife (Jill) and I went out to Maspalomas, a small town...
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    I am a RN, retired due to Lupus Cerebrits, now a VetTech am 53 yrs old. Just 2 mos ago, Feb 27, 15, I was at my boyfriends house and had a severe headache, neck pain and was not...
    Brandycordi Brandycordi 51-55 Apr 30

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    I have been busy and don't ever what to experience that feel for long durations again. Busy-ness, importance, and productivity are not synonymous. I know a lot of people take pride...
    Elsahen Elsahen 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    I have just been diagnosed with PCOS a week ago, I'm terrified!! I am in constant pain all the time, feel sick after eating and wish to stay in bed all day!! I don't have acne or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3

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    jamesmkuss jamesmkuss 26-30, M May 4

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    yes thats right, dreadlocks...been cultivating this growth for 5 years now. Its about shoulder lenght now.
    WinterSunShine WinterSunShine 18-21, M 1 Response May 4

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    I was diagnosed a little over a week. I have heard of pcos before. Never thought i could have it or actually had it. I moved and wanted to get a check up with my new insurance. My...
    hpfan769 hpfan769 22-25, F May 4

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    I have wanted long hair as long as I can remember. When I was in school we had to keep our hair short, but I somehow was able to grow it to a length around the collar - though...
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    Others see problems. I see potential solutions. Others see setbacks. I see challenges. Others see a wall. I see a million ways around it. Others see a dead end. I see a yellow...
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    So i have this very illogical reasoning of wanting things to be perfect and if not i go crazy as in before i could never lose weight. Because i felt that the weightloss had to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    I can finally fill a b cup been wanting this for so long but hiding my true self from everyone.my wife started to notice growth and made me go to doctor. I was so scared I was...
    Wop0420 Wop0420 41-45, T May 14

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    I meet men on vacation. It's happened at least 3 times now - once as a teenager and twice recently. A handsome stranger who lives far away captures first my attention, then my...
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    I am currently a junior in high school about to go on summer break and I will be turning 18 in a few months. I have it puberty (public hair going to thighs, light happy trail...
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    Everywhere my fake Mother goes, it is mandatory for me to follow her, or else I'd be beaten cussed at, and physically forced out of the house. I am 29 years old and she destroyed...
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