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can hypothyroidism cause abscess

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune, surgery: The most common cause is autoimmune thyroid disease, that is, the body makes antibodies against the thyroid. Thyroid surgery can cause it too. So can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Several: But the most common is thyroid inflammation which damages the thyroid's ability to make sufficient hormone. Luckily, it's easy to diagnose and treat w ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
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Dr. David Nelson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: I can't think of any relationship between the two.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not typically: It is unusual.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
It can, but rarely: Luckily, hypothyroidism is easily treated with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
No: Low ferritin suggests iron-deficiency, which can have some of the same symptoms as low thyroid. But neither iron levels or ferritin would directly af ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: See your doctor and get check out.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Myxedema: If your thyroid gland is not working you will not make any thyroid hormones and will develop myxedema. That should never happen because as soon as th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It does not: Hypothyroidism does not cause Cataplexy

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