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thyroid cancer medication

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: Talk to the doctor who put you on the medications. In the meantime change your diet. Avoid all artificial sweeteners,colors & additives Plenty ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thyroid: Take the medicine first thing in the morning on empty stomach to make sure you don't have any interaction with other medicine or food. If you have pr ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Check T3 (liothyronine): Sometimes your body doesn't convert T4 (levothyroxine) into active t3. You may do better with a mixture is t4/t3 like wes-throid or Nature-Throid or j ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Med change: May be change in thyroid med production or absorption. See if different med supplier so ask pharmacist. Absorption can be interfered by antacids, cal ... Read More
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Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Might need more: Tsh is made by your body to stimulate your thyroid to produce hormones. Tsh stimulates thyroid cancer, too, so the medicine you take is to keep your ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gross
45 years experience Endocrinology
If : If by metabolism, you mean can you lose weight by exercising and eating fewer calories, yes your body can produce this kind of metabolism your body ca ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possibly: Hypothyroidism if present is best treated with synthetic T4 levothyroxine Synthroid There is variability in absorption and distribution of generic T4 ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Anything's possible, but this drug has not ever been associated with thyroid cancer, which can occur in anyone no matter what drugs they're receiving.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: High estrogen levels do not cause thyroid cancer. Although the 2events happened at around the same time, one didn't cause the other. Good luck with yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: This doesn't make sense biologically and no one has noted a trend or association. Both medications have a good safety profile and are widely used; th ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Up to a lifetime: Cancers result from accumulation of mutations over years. You may have read about there being all kinds of little lesions, some premalignant, in the t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Yes: Solid thyroid masses that are large, have characteristic internal calcifications, irregular borders, increased blood flow on doppler ultrasound, and/o ... Read More
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