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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Return of symptoms: If you stop methimazole, you might have return of the original symptoms prior to starting methimazole, that is, hyperthyroid symptoms such as: feeling ... Read More

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: It is unlikely that your med to treat your overactive thyroid is making you depressed. It is very common as your body is going through hyper to norma ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not per se: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me advice you: Your doctor how diagnose this condition is the person to advice you, because he knows better and have the list of the other drugs you are using.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: It sounds like your husband has graves disease. Taking tapazole (methimazole) controls the thyroid level but does not affect his eyes if the exophtha ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No games here: You are fortunate to have been diagnosed (i assume correctly) with graves', but you need the facts. Untreated, graves' will first ruin your life and t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Likely: Wow its very rare to have both together. Yes ultimately will likely need surgery, but should discuss with endocrinologist first.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Different: They treat different spectrum of thyroid disease. Synthroid (thyroxine) is thyroid hormone so we use it to treat people with low thyroid hormone. Me ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
19 years experience Family Medicine
Consult your doctor: There are risks and benefits to taking medication when you're pregnant. There are also risks to untreated thyroid disease. Your doctor may want to c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperthyroidism: Hi. As long as your hyperthyroidism is treated, any OTC drugs should be OK. Once the methimazole dose is effectively adjusted to attain normal thyroid ... Read More
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