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Will steroid medication affect your thyroid medication

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
Urgent Care 26 years experience
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
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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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A dermatologist: Can evaluate you for causes of hair loss. Then a treatment plan can be individualized for you. Take care.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
May be: Steroids are not a recommended treatment for thyroid antibodies.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it can not: No it will not shrink the swollen thyroid nodule.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Adrenal insuffic: After steroid use, a sluggish adrenal response to acth is common, and can last quite a while. Your acth stim was normal at one point, now is delayed?... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It does not cause hypothyroidism.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Avoid diet pills: Who knows what's in the diet pills, but it's nothing that can help you and may harm you. If you're overweight, you don't have low cortisol levels, as ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Alopecia: It seems like you might have alopecia areata which is a disorder where the immune system destroys the hairs. It can often be successfully treated by y... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Usually not: Usually, a person with hyperthyroidism has too much thyroid hormone in her body. One would take Synthroid (thyroxine) (synthetic hormone) to make up f... Read More

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