Thyroid Cancer / Nodules & Hyperthyroidism Expert Forum
Hyper and hypothyroidism?
About This Forum:

Questions in the Thyroid forum are answered by Mark Lupo, MD. Topics covered include Goiter, Graves Disease, Hyperthyroid, Parathyroid/Calcium Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Nodules/Cysts, Thyroiditis, Thyroid & Pregnancy, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Thyroid Tests, and Thyroid Surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

Hyper and hypothyroidism?

Is it possible to have both hyper and hypothyroidism at the same time? And if so, what is the term for the condition?
Related Discussions
97953 tn?1440868992
No - it is possible to have "symptoms" of both -- but the symptoms are not specific -- so many people (even w/o thyroid disease) report symptoms that are seen in both hypo and hyperthyroid.

It is possible to swing back and forth between the two -- usually over several weeks/months (ie, not rapid, day-to-day cycling) -- this is often called Hashitoxicosis.
2 Comments
Blank
Avatar n tn
Hey, thanks for the quick response. One more question, please. What is the treatment for Hashitoxicosis?
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank