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is hyperthyroidism curable

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Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on cause: 3 common causes of spontaneous hyperthyroidism. Overactive nodular goiters produce more thyroid hormone over time, and need to be medically or surgica ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes & many: Read about hyperthyroidism here http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hyperthyroidism/ds00344/ & here http://www.Thyroid.Org/wp-content/uploads/patients/br ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Work with your Dr.: Both conditions are manageable and you need to work with your doctor, or get a 2nd opinion from an integrative medicine doctor, who can assist in comi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Partly: Genetic factors increase susceptibility to grave's disease, but a specific gene has not been identified.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluctuate.: Most common cause of hypothyroidism is hassimoto's thyroiditis. It makes the thyroid function fluctuate at the early disease state.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There are three main therapies for the disease -- radioactive iodine (i-131), surgery, or pharmaceuticals -- each of which has its pros and cons. I-1 ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Drug induced: Iatrogenic means it was caused by the treatment, or by the doctor. So iatrogenic hyperthyroidism means the hyperthyroidism was caused by taking too m ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid pills: Taking thyroid pills every day is the best treatment for an underactive thyroid gland. Usually people do fine with pills that only provide levothyrox ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pradeep Singh
23 years experience Family Medicine
Wt loss: Pappitation ;diarrhea, weight lossand sweating are most common symtoms of hyperthyroidism.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Many symptoms.: Shaky, sweaty, jittery, nervous, fast heart beat, irregular/extra heart beats, weight loss, increased appetite, fatigue, multiple bowel movements dail ... Read More
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