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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Weight Gain: Certainly Thyroid may be causing some of your issues too. Safely, exercise and dieting with decreased carbs and fats will make you lose, if you burn ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: For most people, a full replacement dose of Synthroid (thyroxine) would be 125 to 150 mcg daily. Once you are above 150 mcg, the more likely explanat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is not normal. Consider going on non-generic synthroid (thyroxine) or getting a second opinion from an endocrinologist.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: but that's the least of your problems. If you're smoking methamphetamine you must have a death wish. You won't need your Synthroid (thyroxine) at all ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Hypothyroidism: Many conditions can manifest symptoms that overlap with hypothyroidism and your doctor will assess for this. You may need a small dose increase and or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Need higher doses : If you bhave had total thyroidectomy you need replacement with synthroid (thyroxine) and the dose needs to be increased to a level when your TSH come ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Not sure: I understand your question- but if you were treated with radio-ablation or Surgery of your thyroid due to cancer therefore you WILL PROBABLY need thyr ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
right amount: After complete ablation of thyroid tissue body needs required amount of thyroid hormone for each person , so requirement will increase due to lack of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Should be seen by: endocrinologist- Superficially, you need more thyroid hormone, but if taking your current dose incorrectly, ie: with other meds/ foods, just taking it ... Read More

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