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What are thyroid problems

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thryoid problems: The three most common thyroid problems are hypothyroid (low function), hyperthyroid (high function) and thyroid nodules. The most common cause of hyp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Thyroid: Thyroid is tricky as there is hyper or too much thyroid, which causes signs of an accelerated system. This includes increased heart rate, anxiety, p ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid: Most thyroid disorders are caused by autoimmune processes which are more common in women. Unfortunately it is still not know why this is.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Under or over active: Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid may present with loss of energy, fatigue, sluggishness, poor memory, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
What?: Can "what" cause symptoms of thyroid problems? Don't understand. Thyroid problems can usually be easily diagnosed. Check w/your doctor.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Hypothyroid-cold intolerance, lethargy, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, depression, nasal congestion, doughy skin, menstrual irregularity. Eleva ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshni Patel
18 years experience Family Medicine
Hypothyroid sx's: Fatigue, weight gain, dry skin, rash, hair thinning, or brittle hair.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid: It depends on whether it's underactine or over active.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Hypothyroid: Dry skin, coarse hair, constipation, fatigue, cold intolerance, forgetful, depressed, moody, weight gain, swallowing difficulty.
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