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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
THC will not: affect your TSH levels
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Conner
27 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Since the tests that you listed were not drug tests for thc canabinoids then they will not directly show marihuana use. However, abnormalities in test ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Most drug screening tests are urinalysis. Although blood tests can be done they are much more expensive. It sounds like your labs have been ordered to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely, unless . .: If the doctor also orders a screen for specific drugs and alcohol level, these results would show up. If testing only for cbc, tsh, and free t4, they ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Alcohol lowers T: Check out http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-4/282-287.htm for more indepth info on how alcohol consumption lowers testosterone production. ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
42 years experience Family Medicine
Studies say yes: There are ongoing studies ( and papers) from the NIH, etc that deal with autoimmune-induced damage of the midbrain dopaminergic pathways. Lupus, an au ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Lower: Prednisolone can decrease testosterone levels in men.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid : I often see thyroid problems in patients who are menopausal, but menopause does not cause the thyroid problems.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Unless you get the munchies for iron containing vitamins.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Short-term chronic marijuana use does not have a substantial adverse effect on b or t cells of young healthy adults. Igg levels were not affected. B ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Not really.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: Susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, precursor to other habits, bad smell, compromising immune system, all but a few of the many negative ef ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It has no effect on your thyroid.
A member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Here's a link that tells you all about how smoking affects the heart and blood vessels: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/smo/prin ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It doesn't: Despite warnings that hydrochlorothiazide can interfere with results of a thyroid test, the best info i can find suggests it does not! see http://www. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: you didn't specify what test you referring to, at any rate I don't believe it would affect testing for auto immune problems
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
False increase in T4: Levels of thyroid binding protein increase in pregnancy and levels of T4 are higher than during the non-pregnant state. This change does not affect th ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: depends on high how and what is causing it. High levels may be associated with things like PCOS and Congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Both of these ma ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. No your TSH doesn't affect your antibodies.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Cannabis: How often are you checking your hemoglobin levels after taking cannabis. I know it is enjoyable but I strongly recommend that you don't take any canna ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid and sodium: There are many causes of abnormal na levels. Hypothyroidism can cause low na (hyponatremia). If you are on the correct dose of synthroid (thyroxine) ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hormones: There are many articles online or in the local public library that will provide you with easy to read and understand information. That should answer m ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The literature seems to indicate that more than occasional use of marijuana decreases seratonin levels.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: Ssris may decrease T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels - but not below the normal range nor by increasing TSH significantly so that it is safe to give ser ... Read More
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