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autoimmune thyroid disease and bone tumors bubbles in urine

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nonspecific: ANA only suggests that you have a higher risk for autoimmune disease (of which thyroid disease may be one) but is not diagnostic by itself for any ill ... Read More

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Most often none: Most often the autoimmune process is not treated. We treat hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism as those are the important consequences of the process. T ... Read More
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid disease: Most autoimmune thyroid disease needs no "treatment" per se. Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, or hashimotos disease is an antibody-mediated inflammati ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: The way to check for autoimmune thyroid disease is to look for thyroid antibodies, specifically the thyroid peroxidase antibodies for hashimoto's thyr ... Read More
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: Your doctor needs to specifically order tests to look for antibodies that are directed against your own thyroid tissue.
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
52 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune thyroid: Autoimmune thyroid disease will not be detected in a basic thyroid screen which refers to T4 and a TSH and not thyroid antibodies. Autoimmune thyroid ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It usually is : Nt.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Immune attack: An autoimmune disease is when the body's immune system mistakenly makes antibodies which are directed towards one's own healthy tissues. In terms of t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Thyroiditis (which can be immune based) is the most common cause of a multinodular goiter. Have you doctor test for tpo antibodies if you're concerned ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Bubbles in: urine have no significance.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Colovesical fistula: Air in the urine usually indicates a connection between the colon or small intestine and the bladder . This is usually due to diverticulitis, but infl ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Not necessarily: Air bubbles when urinating implies a connection between the bladder and the colon (colovesical fistula), often seen with diverticular disease, and wit ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: High number of red cells in urine make urine looks red to smoky (cola-colored) depending upon the source of red cell leakage. Bubbles in urine could ... Read More

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