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will steroid medication affect your thyroid medication

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Up the treatment: I see in your medication list that you are taking Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) an h1 antihistamine, and were prescribed a steroid cream. You can try an ... Read More

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Steroid treatment is not appropriate for the purpose of weight gain. You should consider seeing your doctor to ensure you're healthy and then also a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A dermatologist: Can evaluate you for causes of hair loss. Then a treatment plan can be individualized for you. Take care.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: Steroids are not a recommended treatment for thyroid antibodies.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Testosterone (T) exists in blood in three forms: 50-60% tightly bound to Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) protein (biologically inactive); 40-50% w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Prefer hydroxychloro: Through the hydroxychloroquine. Is a very effective, but can affect the eyes and you need periodic I examinations. Long term prednisone has a lot of o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
They may: I cannot find any studies of this issue, but did find several articles indicating that there are concerns that there may indeed be some interactions, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Effects of too little thyroid can vary from one person to the next. Some people can become depressed, moody, or tearful with this. It make take a fe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea.: The anabolic steroids are not a good idea. Your system is highly stimulated already with an autoimmune disease. There is no sense in adding more chemi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes depends: Depending on the dosage and duration it can affect........ Take and healing.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: It depends on the strength of the steroid. 1% Hydrocortisone is unlikely to cause any side effects on your adrenal glands, but more powerful creams ca ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It you're taking: The proper dose of thyroid medication to return your thyroid levels to normal, it will have no effect either way on fertility. It's like you didn't ha ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not neccesarily: Thyroid replacement is monitored by periodic checking of your tsh. If elevated may indicate need for more medication.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: Some psychiatric medications can lower your interest in sex, and interfere with climax. But they do not shrink the physical size of your penis.
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Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Less: Do not take the HCG at the same time with or together with the b12, as you may experience less efficacy of the hcg. This is just anecdotal. Just take ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some can: There are a large variety of anti seizure meds. Some have fetal risks and some appear not to.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes, overdosage.: Anti-anxiety is divided into minor (Benzodiazepines),Major ( antipsychotic medication s). People dike from overdosing with the drugs especially when ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Metabolism: Yes and no. If your thyroid function is low, then that can be treated and will boost your metabolism. You would not want to make sure thyroid hypera ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Depends: Depending on the drug and the type of failure, the liver can bouce back. Cant make any predictions without much more data.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Antihistamines: Taking antihistamines does not affect the function of your thyroid gland.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: There is no interaction. Just make sure you're on brand name replacement and your levels are normalized.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If your severely hypothyroid may have swelling of your legs, feel tired, gain weight may have difficulty breathing. Mild hypothyroidism may be asympto ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: If there are doubts about the biopsy, and it's clear that the lesion was sampled by the operator, then get two more pathologists to look at the slide.
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Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse.
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