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what is iatrogenic hyperthyroidism

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Drug induced: Iatrogenic means it was caused by the treatment, or by the doctor. So iatrogenic hyperthyroidism means the hyperthyroidism was caused by taking too m ... Read More

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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Too much: This condition is characterized by excess production of thyroid hormone, due to an acute inflammatory process triggered by your immune system.
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Dr. Mike Moore
8 years experience Family Medicine
Overactive Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland that causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones. These thyroid hormones c ... Read More
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
High thyroid: Hyperthyroid condition implies over active thyroid gland which is responsible for metabolic and thermoregulatory functions. There are a number of con ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: Overactive thyroid gland secreting too much thyroid hormone.
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is the condition produced by an overactive thyroid gland.
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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
32 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Hyperthyroidism: The over production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland results in, and is called, hyperthyroidism.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
No benefit: Must find a treat primary cause of overactive thyroid.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Graves' disease: Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
9 years experience General Practice
Depends on cause: Either the gland itself is at fault or the pituitary gland is at fault. If the thyroid is causing the hyperthyroidism, surgical excision or chemical ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Partly: Genetic factors increase susceptibility to grave's disease, but a specific gene has not been identified.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others req ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmad
17 years experience Endocrinology
Excess thyroid hormo: Hyperthyroidism occurs when your body is exposed to too much thyroid hormone (secreted by the thyroid gland, which sits at the base of the neck). Thyr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Fluctuate.: Most common cause of hypothyroidism is hassimoto's thyroiditis. It makes the thyroid function fluctuate at the early disease state.
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