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are brittle teeth a symptom of thyroid problems

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes: Please be immediately evaluated. You will have to see both a Dentist and a Physician. Referral to appropriate specialists may be in order. But impo ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No : That's not commonly seen with thyroid problems.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No.: These two problems are not related. However, if a dental bone infection were to go untreated, it could spread to the neck. The inflammation and infe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck throbbing: This is not a symptom of a thyroid problem. I'm not sure what it is as I have no other information. Feel better.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 years experience in General Surgery
Nail change not thyr: Usually fingernail ridges are related to trauma of the nail matrix or bed. This may be of fungal origin. Ocassionaly this may be related to polish or ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 years experience in General Surgery
Increased/nervousnes: Increased nervousnes and irritability ANS weight loss even with a good appetite. Increased warmth, tremor, and palpitations are common. Some will hav ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
If..: Overactive-shaky, sweaty, nervous , jittery, weight loss. if underactive- fatigue, constipation, dry skin, hair loss.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Nonspecific: The s+s of thyroid disease are nonspecific. Hypothyroidism typically causes fatigue, weight gain, feeling cold, constipation, heavy periods, sleepine ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
See full answer: Diabetes: increased thirst and urination with or without increased urination at night time. Bedwetting is also possible in children. If chronic and se ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Hypothyroid-cold intolerance, lethargy, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, depression, nasal congestion, doughy skin, menstrual irregularity. Eleva ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Possible: It's possible. Get a blood test to find out. Hypo (low) thyroid symptoms: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes and yes: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. Howev ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
More info needed...: Your problem is not due to your dental caries. Do you drink eight glasses of water a day? High salt diet? Medications? How much alcohol a day? Any oth ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Lab test essential: A child with hypoactive thyroid may have constipation, delayed growth, poor cognitive skills, large tongue etc. However, clinical signs and symptoms a ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Healthy diets: Diets high in sugars and acids are bad for your teeth. Brushing and flossing is essential for teeth and gums. Good nutrition is good for health. Ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Nothing specific: Hi. Signs (something you and the physician can observe; vs. symptoms, which are something you report) seldom accompany thyroid disease these days. In ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshni Patel
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Hypothyroid sx's: Fatigue, weight gain, dry skin, rash, hair thinning, or brittle hair.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Pain that is just localized to the knees is not related.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
May or may not: Iron deficiency can cause your symptoms but so can other conditions like pellagra or vit b deficiency and other vitamin and mineral deficiency. It see ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience in General Surgery
Usually not: Osteoporosis is a common problem for postmenopausal women, not genetic. Longstanding hyperparathyroidism can also lead to bone calcium loss (generally ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually: Generally, eye problems can result from cfs, but not usually the other way around.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Future loss of tooth: Short roots mean that the teeth are not as solid as teeth with longer roots. If there is bone loss around these teeth (periodontal disease), the tee ... Read More

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