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Subclinical Hypothyroidism Due To Head Injury
Could trauma to back of head due to falling back on concrete bruising brain .. Causing seizure, profuse sweating be a sign of trauma to heart ?
Usually hemorrhage: Hemorrhage from trauma into normal thyroid gland is rare but can cause hoarseness and difficulty breathing if large mass effect. Diagnosis of thyroid gland hematoma can be made with laryngoscopy and cervical computed tomography. This can be treated conservatively with eventual decrease in size and improved clinical condition.Obviously need to be under doctor's supervision.Thyroid returns to normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Besides head injury, pregancy, surgery,or pituitary tumor, what can cause one to have transient central diabetes insipidus? autoimmune?
Hard to say: Hi. I'd like to see the evidence for transient DI. Most autoimmune DI (for which there is no clinical lab test...yet) is not transient as far as we know, although that would be high on the list of suspects for a transient DI, in my opinion, having excluded the other causes you mention. Consider yourself fortunate if it's transient! Happy 2015! ...Read more
Any thoughts on cause of vibration like symptom, can it be related to my adrenal insufficiency, low-t, thyroiditis, poor renal function or seizures?
Possibly same cause: This is not an unusual symptom but it can be hard to find the cause. One possibility is mercury (or other heavy metal) toxicity- not easily diagnosed (it's best to do a chelation-challenge test). Mercury toxicity can cause thyroiditis, which can put stress on adrenals and lead to low t. Lyme disease could also cause all this. See http://bit.Ly/17lrp1j ; http://bit.Ly/igwd11 ; see comment:. ...Read more
Not typically: Best to think of as separate issues to look for, not miss, possible different causes. ...Read more
Can a past head injury mask symptoms of B12 deficiency? Could it lead docs in the wrong direction causing misdiagnosis
Can you clarify?: B12 deficiency can cause all sorts of neurological symptoms including problems with memory and focus; and so can a head injury. But severe B12 deficiency will also cause many other problems not associated with head trauma, including things like anemia or peripheral nerve issues. ...Read more
Can tpo antibodies be present in subacute thyroiditis? Or does it mean I have hashimotos. Swollen thyroid Tsh normal. Cold hands fatigue hair falling
Anti TPO antibodies: Can be elevated in some people with normal thyroids, and are markers of thyroiditis, depending on the levels and the follow up. Your symptoms don't point to a specific disease and can be common to other problems as well, your best bet is to see your doctor/endocrinologist for assessment and further management, best wishes ...Read more
Is it possible to show signs of hyper thyroidism with a TSH level of 0.75? palipitations, constant hunger,.is this physcosamatic?Multi nodular thyroid
Not hyperthyroid: If you were hyperthyroid your free T4 would be high and TSH ...Read more
It should not: Other causes should be entertained by you with your doctor. ...Read more
Will continuous exposure to cold weather to the head region cause pituitary gland malfunction after some years?
Acute cerebral ataxia in (otherwise) healthy 7-yr-old female: could bronchitis 3 weeks prior be primary cause? Or is it likely head trauma?
Big thyroid: From your description, it appears that the underlying problem is Hashimotos, and you have already had ultrasound and biopsy of nodules. Therefore, no suspicion of cancer. You should be on adequate thyroxine to keep TSH normal. In time, your thyroid will probably shrink some. The only reason for surgery is if the gland is so big that it interferes with breathing/swallowing. ...Read more
Yes: Hypothyroidism can cause macrocytic anemia. This anemia is due to poor nutrition and/or poor absorption of folate and B12. Thyroid hormones assist in that absorption, so low levels of T3 (liothyronine) and T4 can lead to that anemia. Treatment should not only address the anemia, but also the hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have normal calcimum level, but a low parathyroid hormone level. Can severe screaming cause damage to the gland?
Bleeds in brain: Depressed skull fracture is an acute emergency that needs evaluation treatment immediately. Depressed skull fracture can cause bleeding inside the brain and depending on the site of injury can cause heavy bleeding. But the real danger is in brain damage by sunken pieces of the bone causing brain damage. Apart from immediate effects of injury it can cause long term changes in mood & behavior. ...Read more
Saw endo for severe brain fog memory problems and severe headaches he referred to neuro but suggested could be due to hashimotos. Common? Tsh T4 good
Yes: Read this excellent review: naturopathconnect.Com/articles/brain-fog-causes then read this one that specifically addresses thyroid and brain fog. www.ehow.com/facts_5612909_thyroid-brain-fog-symptoms.html thyroid brain fog is a characteristic symptom of low thyroid function, also know as hypothyroidism. ...Read more
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