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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
67 years experience Endocrinology
Lots to know: Usual GI upset, possible rash, but the ones you need to know about are the rare idisyncratic reaction you can get that may cause liver failure or bone ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Biery
Specializes in Family Medicine
Contact thyroid Dr: I would contact my thyroid Dr or PCP ASAP to examine me & get on antithyroid medication ASAP.
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Hyperthyroid: If you are allergic to anti-thyroid drugs your doctor should schedule therapy either with radio-active iodine or surgical removal of your thyroid glan ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
I'm scared too: Please forgive my frankness. If hyperthyroidism isn't managed, you can go into thyroid storm and it's a coin toss whether you die. You got hives from ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroid: Hopefully, it means that the medication is controlling the overactive thyroid. Follow closely with your physician for blood tests to make sure that i ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: Usually, a person with hyperthyroidism has too much thyroid hormone in her body. One would take Synthroid (thyroxine) (synthetic hormone) to make up f ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver : Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It can. : Severe hypothyroidism can lead to death.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Scan and biopsy: If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present. If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be dev ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing if treated!: If treated appropriately, you do not have to have any long-term consequences from hyperthyroidism. If left untreated, the most serious concern is a he ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Usually hypothyroid: If your thyroid is not working (hypothyroidism), the hormones can easily be corrected with levothyroxine. Routine blood tests monitor the dose. If y ... Read More
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