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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
No: Dark circles are more a genetic pattern than anything else. Allergy is the next common cause. Thyroid disease usually does not cause dark circles. I... Read More

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Dr. Denis Winder
Plastic Surgery 58 years experience
Summary: The thyroid is located on the lower front neck by the clavicle in the center. Any abnormality of the thyroid can be called a disease. Examples: thyroi... Read More
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Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
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Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Hyper vs hypo: Hyperthyroidism happens when your thyroid gland is over active. Hypothyroidism is when the gland is under active. Hyperthyroidism can result in increa... Read More
Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
More than 2 types: There can be problem with thyroid function were it is either overactive or underactive. The thyroid can be enlarged and cause symptoms like trouble s... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 48 years experience
Thyroid Disease: It can be many things: thyroiditis, low or high hormone levels, tumors, etc. See your doctor for answers.
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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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Both hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (excess thyroid production) can occur in infants, children, adolescents and adults.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
It depends: On what kind of thyroid problem you have. Please see your doctor to help determine if you have hypothyroid or hyperthyroid. Thyroid disease is very no... Read More
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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes, sort of: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, as are hashimotos thyroiditis and graves disease. People with 1 autoimmune disease have a higher likelihood... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Carroll
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Temp varies l: Overactive metabolism produces more heat, but the body usually adapts. Underactive thyroid can slow metabolism enough to slightly decrease body co... Read More
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Dr. Liuska Pesce
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No cure: There is no treatment to stop or cure hashimoto's thyroiditis, but fortunately, we can replace the thyroid hormone if patients become hypothyroid. Clo... Read More

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