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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hashimoto: This is a cause for pain and discomfort in the thyroid. What symptoms do you have?

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Hashimoto's disease: Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition in which your body makes antibiodies against your thyroid gland. This often produces inflammation, some ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Usually none: Until your thyroid becomes significantly enlarged and visible from the outside, or your thyroid hormone production drops below normal and you develop ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Correct hypothyroid: When women have hypothyroidism, a common problem is increase of another hormone called prolactin. Causes less release of lh, and a loss of Progester ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Just need thyroid : You just need to treat to treat the thyroid whether it is overactive or underactive. You will not need other medications unless something else is happ ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Research: I can get you started. Most folks have the signs and symptoms of anyone with hyperthyroidism at the beginning. At some point these folks usually dev ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is an autoimmune disease which is characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland and eventually loss of ability of the thyroid to function no ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid: I will try to be non-technical. Hashimotos is a type of thyroid condtition where the thryoid builds up anti-bodies and sort of attacks itself. Usual ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Levothyroxine: If you've gained weight because of an underactive thyroid gland, then taking levothyroxine to bring your thyroid hormone levels back to normal should ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease. This means that the body is mistakenly making antibodies against it's own tissue. But it is not re ... Read More
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