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inflammation of the thyroid

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Often none: With the most common inflammation of the thyroid (hashimoto's thyroiditis-ht) the inflammation is chronic and bland, so there are no direct symptoms. ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Many: Fatigue, constipation , dry skin, losing hair, weight gain-usually water weight- are most common for underactive shaky nervous jittery, sweaty, fa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroiditis: Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Ha ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
See below: Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is caused by anti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
RADIOACTIVE IODINE: When indicated, a drug called ptu (propylthiouracil) when indicated, and sometimes we need to give you something to lower your heart rate.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Maybe nothing : Autoimmune thyroiditis doesn't require treatment unless the thyroid is either over or under active. Acute thyroiditis which can cause fever and be pai ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahdoot
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam: There are a number of causes of thyroid inflammation. You should follow closely with your primary doctor/endocrinologist. In addition, you should se ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Seek care: If you have to ask these questions due to some symptoms, you need to see your doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: There may be minor inflammation in the thyroid which may not be clinically significant. It does say that you are at a higher risk to develop a thyroid ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Go to your doc: If it is inflamed it may be a recurrence of the thyroiditis and you may need prescription meds to manage it. Contact your treating doc without delay & ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Inflammation : Inflammation does not always cause pain, particularly when you're referring to the thyroid and hashimoto's. Some thyroiditis can be painful, but most ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes...: Most common presentation before overt hormone alteration related symptoms. Take aspirin when it hurts it will help.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Thyroid: Everyone has a thyroid gland unless has been surgically removed. Post partum thyroiditis indicates inflammation. Blood testing of thyroid hormone lev ... Read More

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