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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Recommendation: Not knowing how you feel or your current symptoms, from the labs above, you are mildly hyperthyroid. Currently you are taking approximately 78 mcg/da ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
16 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Great question: I looked up pathophysiology of hashimotos and it states that its poorly understood. Maybe a pathologist can help answering this question. My guess w ... Read More
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Mechanism: The thyroid has 2 months of thyroid hormones stored inside it. When it gets inflamed (thyroidtis), it can't hold on to the thyroid hormones and the h ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Not if they function: If the adenomas are "cold" or do not function, then they are likely to be malignant. They do not show up on radionuclide scan because they do not fun ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs biopsy: If there is a 2cm growth in your neck or thyroid area, it needs to be biopsied to prove that it is not thyroid cancer, or some other kind of growth. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
If the FNA: Is definitively "negative" not just inconclusive, many endocrinologists would just observe and follow-up at a later date w/repeat lab, exam and ultras ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Probably: Postpartum, but doesn't really matter if lab returned to normal. It will obviously need to be monitored on an on-going basis as it could change in the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Likely: There is generally thought to be a genetic hereditary component to Hashimoto's thyroiditis. However, there are likely other causes to include a hormo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Most PCPs and endo: Most internists and endocrinologists are familiar with the disorder. It is an autoimmune disorder that often leads to an under active thyroid. It is t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: A Board Certified ENDOCRINOLOGIST should evaluate you once year (if all is "going well")! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zouhair Bibi
Specializes in Endocrinology
Autoimmune disease: Hashimoto thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease which affects the thyroid gland and can cause either hypo- or hypethyroidism.
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