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diffusely inhomogeneous thyroid

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid ultrasound: Homogeneous means the texture is all the same. Inhomogeneous means it is not all the same. But does the report mention nodules? A hashimoto's thyroi ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Normal...: It is normal.....
Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
32 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Diffuse echotexture: This is a description of sonography can findings of the thyroid. It means there is a mix of lumps and cysts commonly seen with a degenerating multi no ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid med: Hypothyroidism can be treated with thyroid hormone replacement. If the diagnosis was made correctly, you most likely will need to take the pill lifel ... Read More
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Dr. Nelly Cohen
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Synthroid (thyroxine): The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid (thyroxine) for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in.
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Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Yes: collagen supplement is not a contraindicated with hypothyroidism. The question why are you taking collagen supplement . collagen is provided amply in ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Dequervain's thyroiditis can make you hyperthyroid for a few days or weeks then self-cure. Another cause is eating beef into which the animal's thyroi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakines ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Fatige/dry skin/cons: The following symptoms fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Not simultaneously: Hi. Yes, you can, but not simultaneously. For example, treatment of Graves' disease often renders the patients hypothyroid. Hypothyroidism can sequent ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Usually hypothyroid: If your thyroid is not working (hypothyroidism), the hormones can easily be corrected with levothyroxine. Routine blood tests monitor the dose. If y ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: thyroid dysfunction can affect you menstrual cycle. If you havent been checked, it is an easy blood test.

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