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Hypothyroidism symptoms and when to go to the emergency room

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
A Verified Doctoranswered
61 years experience
Hypo: Hypothyroidism can be usually diagnosed on an out patient basis, your dr can do that.
Dr. Vinod Lala
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Office dignosis.: Hypothyroidism can be diagnosed at dr's officeby doing a lab test.For levels of tsh.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
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
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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!
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Butler
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes, but...: Yes, but a general guideline is to not take your thyroid medication within an hour of any other oral medicine.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
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
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
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?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 10 years experience
Often mild: Many people with hypothyroidism have no symptoms or very mild symptoms. The severity of symptoms isn't directly affected by the actual thyroid hormone... Read More
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