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location of thyroid gland in human body

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid : Runs the metabolism -- cold and heat tolerance, weight gain or loss, growth in children etc...

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
TPO hypothyroid: Under activity of thyroid can develop at variable intervals some may not even develop functional problems higher titers female sex family history may ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Mainly T4: Thyroid produces T4 which get converted to T3 (liothyronine) and is the active form. Thyroid itself also produced t3 (liothyronine). Thyroid also pro ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Your nec.k: At right underneath the adams apple is the thyroid gland. In areas where iodine is low, patients can develop a goiter, an enlarged thyroid. Their neck ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Underactive thyroid: There are different causes for it but hashimoto's thyroid disease (autoimmune) is the most common one. It runs in the family. It needs to be diagnos ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: If the whole thyroid gland is removed, then the person need to take thyroid hormone to replace the thyroid function. Thyroid hormone is effective and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Not that I know: It is regulated by your pituitary gland. And having an abortion does not usually affect your hormonal balance from your thyroid. If you are concerne ... Read More
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Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Something else: Hyperthyroidism can be associated with muscle weakness.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Blood work? : Given the DM history the diagnosis is more complicated. Lack of goiter (enlarged thyroid gland) does not rule out thyroid disease. Topping the sus ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If you are: a technologist or authorized xray worker, your facility should have policies and procedures in place for your protection as well as exposure monitori ... Read More
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