Can you have hyperthyroidism with hypothyroidism symptoms?
I really could use your advise.I have had an ultasound done and there are 2 cysts on left side of my thyroid and 2 cysts and a mass on the right side. My TSH levels are .006, but I have gained 60 pounds in 7 months without any changes in my diet. Even when trying to loose weight I can't. I recently had a biopsy done and there is no cancer cells, which thrilled me. About 3 years ago they put me on thyroid meds for over active thyroid and they made me feel awful so after they uped the meds 4 times and I continued to feel worse so I quite the meds. Now I have all the symptoms of underactive thyroid but the doctors say I have overactive thyroid. When I had the biopsy done they drew off 25cc of fluid. Do you have any ideas?
Only way to find out is to have a blood test. These are the antibody test for both graves and hasi. If you have all three antibodies and swing back and forth between hypo and hyper, you are considered to have hashitoxicosis. You can also gain weight with graves/hyper, it's just not as common, and it usually is a result of increased appetite.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.