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is graves disease a form of cancer

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Very small: do sonogram yearly and keep TSH normal
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No cancer: But graves commonly leads to goiter. Will need to have an evaluation by an endocrinologist if you qualify for radioactive ablation, granted that there ... Read More
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Glaucoma: There are several medication classes beside beta blocker that can be used to treat glaucoma. Plus depending on the severity and how acute the symptoms ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Get treated: Hi. Graves' disease needs to be treated. 2 real options & 1 third option. If you were my patient, I'd STRONGLY recommend treating you with radioac ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Various ways: In your age group, the most common recommendation would be to take antithyroid drugs (methimazole) to control the hyperthyroidism. After 6 months, on ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Family history of graves' disease is one known risk factor for graves'. Age, gender, presence of other autoimmune disease, stress, smoking are other ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: But you will not always be hyperthyroid. Talk to your doctor about the effect of treatment on graves'.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Graves' disease is a risk factor for:: Underactive thyroid, Goiter, Thyroid nodules.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Graves disease: There are no one specific symptoms of graves' that occur first. It's different for different people but in general, graves' symptoms are: nervousness ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Graves' disease include:: Free T4, CT of orbits, Radioactive iodine uptake, Skin biopsy, Thyroid scan with technetium 99m, Thyroid stimulating hormone, Ultrasound of thyroid, ... Read More

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