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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Wt gain: When they reduce the thyroid hormone can cause wt gain. Under correction cause wt loss.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Ask them here!: You can ask them here. You should also ask your doctor(s) about any concerns you have. To get some background information about Endocrine conditions ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Week or so: Hormones cause reactions slowly because they work on receptors which cause an effect. Taking synthroid (thyroxine) will not stimulate your thyroid whi ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
That depends: Everyone reacts a little different to meds, and some may improve n weeks, while others may take months. It is important you follow-up with your Endoc ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
35 years experience Urology
Yes: Any instability in the thyroid (hypo-, hyper-) can alter reproductive hormone balance. However, once the thyroid disease is stabilized for 3-6 mos or ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Back
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug interaction: Hi, thanks for the question. I have not heard of methylthymol before so I can't answer your question directly. However, Plan B does not seem to have ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Ask your: doctor about methimazole if you can't take PTU (propylthiouracil).
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Two antithyroid drug: are currently available in the United States: Propylthiouracil (PTU (propylthiouracil)) and Methimazole (MMI, Tapazole). Carbimazole is available in ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Sometimes: Treatment will reverse memory problems if they had been caused by the excess thyroid hormone in the brain.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Hyperthyroidism: Your overactive thyroid is the cause. When that has been adequately controlled, your hr will normalize. The Inderal (propranolol) you're taking is th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trajko Bojadzievski
Specializes in Endocrinology
Determined cause?: My assumption is that your doctors are trying to determine the exact underlying cause of your hyperthyroidism ( and there are several potential causes ... Read More

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