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I've been off thyroid (misdiagnosed) for 43 weeks. Now my TSH is very high and doctor said to go back on a low dosage again. Is thyroid a life long condition? I'm confused. Will a low dosage of .25 hurt or help me? Thank YOU for any sug...
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I had a blood test done in late November and my thyroid levels were perfectly fine. Couple days ago I had pain in my right tonsil. Next day I woke up and pain was gone but instead I had a small swelling at the bottom right side of neck. ...
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i have been diagnosed as having autoimmune thyroid disease, and have been ADVISED to take Armour thyroid 1 grain to begin with, I am living in India and I think this is not available here, can you suggest some alternate medicine that is ...
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I went to see a new endocrinologist and they said these results were normal and in the middle of the normal range (with the exception of the antibodies): TSH: 2.6 (.35-4.9) Free T4 0.95 (.89-1.89) T3, total: 96 (60-181) Anti TPO AB: ...
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I recently had my thyroid removed. I would like to gain 20 pounds back after weight loss. How long before I start to gain weight?
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For the past few weeks I've been back and forth to the doctors to be told recently that I have a thyroid problem and when my blood comes back we 'll see what's what, it originally started with an chest / throat infection later to be told...
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About my Labtest TSH 0.083 - T4, Free(Direct) 1.33 - T3 Uptake 33. It is Bad or Good or OK? I am concern about my thyroid. Do I need treatment or not?
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I went to a new PCP (I moved) to get some routine checkup done and he had me do a blood test for: lipids, thyroid (tsh only), vitamin d, CBC w/ diff and CMP. It was my first time seeing a doctor in 3 years and I went to him for anhidrosi...
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I've been going to doctors ever since I was 19 and I'm 39 now and they have never been able to help me! When I was pregnant and complained of being tired he said it was because I was tired. Then after the pregnancy it was because I w...
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I was just wondering is anyone out there has had experience with their thyroid growing into their chest cavity and compressing their airway. I have known I had a multinodular goiter for years but have just found out it is in my chest an...
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I have been having symptoms for the past year of muscle pains, trouble swallowing, lump in throat feeling, higher than normal anxiety, lightheadedness, palpitations, hot flashes, cold sweats, fatigue, nausea, digestive issues, h...
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I have been experiencing weight gain over the last year. When I diet and exercise it is very difficult to lose any weight at all. I am always cold, my hair is thinning, and i'm tired all the time. I had some blood work and my Free T4 res...
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Diagnosed about 2 months ago with hypothyroid, I agreed to go on a "natural" medication reluctantly. My doctor started me on 15 mg. I have been taking it with no issues for 3 weeks. Then she wanted to double the dosage and for the last w...
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I have had hypothyroidism for 19 yrs, its always been very unstable. I can go from Hypo to Hyper without anything changing. when it happens the doctor will adjust my med and then I am to low and they they put back on the same dose I was ...
Tjadams37 | Last answer
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Hi.Just tell me that can a mild hypothyroidism become the reason of excessive,black,long,thick body parts hair and excessive,little long than normal,black facial including chin,neck hair growth?? What is the whole panel to diagnose the ...
Anonyri | Last answer
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My ultrasound revealed the following: The thyroid gland is not enlarged in size. The right thyroid lobe measures 5.2 x 1.9 x 2.6 cms. The left thyroid lobe measures 4.7 x 1.6 x 1.6 cms. The isthmus measure 0.2 cms in AP dimension. Th...
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My wife had thyroid surgery 3 weeks ago. In the past day and a half, she has developed some swelling between the chin and the incision site. It is not red or warm and she has no fever. In the past day, it has not increased in size but is...
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I had a multi nodule goiter. Before surgery I was on 50 mcg Levi. I was so hyper I could almost walk across ceilings. Can you have Graves' disease after thyroidectomy. Having horrible itchy skin, ear eczema and hyperpigmentation all ov...
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Hello everyone. I have been struggling with hashimoto's for 3 years now. I have a predisposition of mental disorders, including a background of PTSD, so every doctor I find just wants to kick up my psych meds since the thyroid disorder h...
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I went to the doctor because I've been having headaches behind my eyes and in my sinus area. I'm tired much more than I used to be, my fingernails have become paper thin, and I feel like I'm having a harder time focusing. My eyes get so...
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