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what are the symptoms of a overactive thyroid

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Many possible: Some people with an overactive thyroid may have no symptoms at all. For those that do, hair thinning, trouble sleeping or concentrating, irritability ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: Weight loss, feeling hot all the time, shakes/tremors, high pulse rate, high blood pressure, diarrhea, and sometimes bulging eyes.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Many: Shaky nervous jittery, sweaty, fast heart beat, multiple bowel movenents daily but these symptoms could all be due to other causes so see md-get ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Overactive thyroid: Some symptoms of hyperthyroidism are: feeling nervous, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, feeling anxious, sweating heavily, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Imaging,lab tests: First visit your primary care doc. Get examined clinacally, to exclude lymphn. Need to r/o simple overactive thyroid versus hyperactive thyroid cance ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience Internal Medicine
These are some:: shakiness, sweating, moving faster than normal/overexcitable, fast heartbeat, sometimes buldging out eyeballs, weight loss, fast metabolism
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Overactive thyroid: It is called hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms are difficulty concentrating, fatigue, large thyroid in neck, frequent bowel movements, increased appetite ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Hypothyroid: Dry skin, coarse hair, constipation, fatigue, cold intolerance, forgetful, depressed, moody, weight gain, swallowing difficulty.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Its a symptom: For many things but it does not specicially suggest overactive thyroid. Dizziness is non specific but often related to your inner ear or brain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Many possible: Weight loss (some people can gain weight), feeling hot, more frequent, looser bowel movements, heart pounding or racing, shakiness, jitters, poor slee ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
A complex of symp.: Irritability, emotional lability, anxiety, easy fatigability, excessive sweating, excess heart rate, heat intolerance, excess appetitite, weight loss, ... Read More
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