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hypothyroidism symptoms and when to go to the emergency room

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
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Hypo: Hypothyroidism can be usually diagnosed on an out patient basis, your dr can do that.
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Dr. Vinod Lala
40 years experience Endocrinology
Office dignosis.: Hypothyroidism can be diagnosed at dr's officeby doing a lab test.For levels of tsh.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Telemedicine: Try telemedicine. Some doctors' office provide telemedicine service. If not, try professional telemedicine service like health-tap. You need a Rx for ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Commercial Lab: You may contact the local office of Quest Diagnostics in your area to find out if you could go there to get the test done. Wish you good health!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Butler
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but...: Yes, but a general guideline is to not take your thyroid medication within an hour of any other oral medicine.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Many possible causes: Remember, diseases can cause symptoms, but having symptoms doesn't necessarily mean you have that disorder. Hypothyroidism is very easy to check for ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benson Yu
Dr. Benson Yu answered
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroid symptoms: Common symptoms of low thyroid = hypothyroidism are: fatigue, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain. It can easily be diagnosed from the blood tes ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Stable: Once you reach your proper therapeutic dose and stay on it, your symptoms should be permanently controlled. Periodic blood tests confirm that your dos ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Low thyroid hormones: This can be due to a dysfunctional thyroid or a malfunctioning parathyroid gland that isn't releasing enough thyroid stimulating hormone. There are tw ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
You treat: With thyroxine supplementation if indeed you have genuine hypothyroidism. Remember, it takes several weeks and sometimes months to have your symptoms ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
28 years experience Integrative Medicine
Optimize the thyroid: The labs are merely a guidline, and often checking a TSH and T4 are not enough. You need to check your free T4, free T3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Treat it: Treat it with brand name T4 replacement until your levels are normal. That makes it like you never had a thyroid problem. Wasn't that easy?

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