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if you are taking tyroid medication however you are experiencing chronic consptiation

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Thyroiditis: inflammation of the thyroid often impacts its function. TSH is usually a reflection of the thyroid present in the blood. When the thyroid is releasing ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Ask Benefits person: The person in charge of benefits at the insurance company should know the answer to questions about which drugs are covered and how to get others cove ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Blood: First a thyroid blood test is different than a drug screening test. A physician would only be doing drug screening in a pain management or rehab setti ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience in Pathology
Not certain...: A hemoglobin level of 14 is essentially normal for an adult woman. Weakness is a pretty generalized complaint and is best evaluated by examining the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Mishra
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Thyroid medication: Too much thyroid medication can cause symptoms of hyperthyroidism - tremor , fast heart rate, sweating. Etc. Too little dose can cause symptoms of s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends: Hi. We're not mind readers on here. Are you taking anti-thyroid medication (such as methimazole or PTU) or thyroid hormone (such as levothyroxine)? If ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Help what?: The correct thyroid medication can be very helpful in treating thyroid disorders.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Thyroid hormone is very effective (PERFECTLY effective) at replacing thyroid hormone deficiency. The dose needs to be right (based on TSH & fr ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid: I cannot answer that properly until you tell me whether your thyroid is overactive or underactive. Please check this with your doctor.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Relative: Thyroid medication is adjusted according to your blood test results and symptoms, a high dose is relative.

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