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whats the scientific name for thyroid problem

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
13 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Treat the disease: Not if they are appropriately treated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It can. : Severe hypothyroidism can lead to death.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Which one?: D2 = ergocalciferol. D3 = cholecalciferol. D3 is active form. Check out http://www.drugs.com/npp/vitamin-d.html.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Hemorrhagic: Fever. Ebola hemorrhagic fever is an infectious disease. Four of five different Ebola virus strains can cause human infection.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: When providers say brand name they are often referring to synthroid. Some folks still debate the reliability of generic levothyroxine. Personal opini ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No cure: There is no treatment to stop or cure hashimoto's thyroiditis, but fortunately, we can replace the thyroid hormone if patients become hypothyroid. Clo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Saccomando
19 years experience Psychiatry
Found a Couple Names: Xyrophobia: the fear of razor blades, straight razors, and/or other shaving devices, also the fear of shaving or being shaved. I also found aichmoph ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hepatitis C: There is not another more scientific name that we use in medicine. The hepatitis viruses are just called hepatitis a, b, c, d, e.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some injections: Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's include: waiting (as some penises improve without treatment), or injections of medications such as verapamil or ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Supportive care: There is no specific medicine that will cure this viral disease. To decrease the symptoms, get plenty of rest, drink fluids to prevent dehydration, a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse.
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: If it's due to iodine deficiency (uncommon in most countries) it's iodine. If it's due to hypothyroidism, you need thyroid hormone replacement. If it' ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
LSD =: Lysergic acid diethylamide
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Firstly you must look for the cause of the tinnitus. Did you have head trauma? Loud noise exposure? Infection? So many porenti causes. Have a thoroug ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Lots of folks: Cancer is usually treated by medical oncologists (give chemo), surgeons (do surgery), and radiation oncologists (give radiation) but we can't for ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back af ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Been around.: Finasteride propecia It is a blocker of male hormones. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9777765 "Recent postmarking studies have found that [this dr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
I think you mean...: ...Orthopedic surgeon, though other doctors may also deal with bone problems from time to time.
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
No diff in symptoms: There shouldn't be any difference in the effect on symptoms. Both synthetic and so-called natural estrogen should treat symptoms such as hot flashes a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Brand vs Generic: Yes there is a difference - contrary to what your "friendly" government would like you to believe. With generics there can be a variation from 80-120% ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Heart failure can be a result of systolic dysfnxn where the heart muscle is weak. It also can be due to diastolic dysfxn where the heart is is stiff a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dry Hair: Kerastase is hands-down the best shampoo on the market, however, you will pay a price for perfection. At about $27 for 8 oz., bain satin is a vitamin- ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
None scientifically.: There is ACTUALLY no herbal medicine for impotence. Sure,some may claim different potions ,but actually only FDA approved medications work. Erection ... Read More

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