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Allergy Medicine That I Can Take With A Thyroid Disease
What over-the-counter medicine can I take for a bad cold that would work with Coumadin (warfarin) and insulin?
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
What do u recommend for me to take with a chest cold but I have thyroid issues and liver is not the best?
Chest cold: For now go to your pharmacy and ask the staff what you should take without a prescription. If things are not better in 2-3 days please go to an Emergency Room nearby. ...Read more
Am on flecainide and lisinopril I have a cold can I take tusinn dm or any other medication for a cold? That is not going to react with my medication
Please help. what's the best medication I can take for the flu or sinus infection that is safe with irregular heart beats and lupus and sjogrens ?
Fluids,Tylenol (acetaminophen): A majority of illnesses you described are caused by viruses. Since antibiotics only treat bacteria and not virus infections, the immune system does the brunt of the work-, recommend supportive measures such as drinking plenty of fluids and judicious use of pain/anti-fever meds. NB-lupus and Sjorgren's, maintain a low threshold to see your doctor especially if your difficulty breathing worsens ...Read more
Complicated: These are different issues that cannot be treated lightly online.You need to see a doctor for proper care. ...Read more
I lupus and not on immune suppressant. Can i take a capsule form of cayenne pepper .. Would it be good for me?
No: Cayenne pepper has no significant nutritional or health value and no benefit in lupus. ...Read more
I bought sea kelp to help my graves' disease, the bottle says consult a doctor if you have any thyroid problems, so is it okay to take?
Consult your doctor: The idea behind sea kelp is that it has iodine in it which in it of itself can affect your thyroid levels. Graves disease can be a very serious condition so it would be very advisable for you to see a thyroid specialist than to treat your condition by yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok for a person to take over-the-counter folic acid instead of being prescribe some. I have sickle cell and can't afford to see a dr.
What migraine medicine can I take with hypothyroidism? I take NDT daily for hypo. Is there something OTC
Does the disaccharidase have anything to do with thyroid disease and Crohn's disease? Thank you for your help doctors I'm very anxious.
I have an autoimmune disease that has to do with the thymus gland and nervous system. What foods will help with this?
Diabetic: Diabetes is a term that should be used by younger folks who are short on diabetes. At you age you most likely have type 2 diabetes but you are not a diabetic. You need to keep your calories down and your exercise up such that over time you will be rid of diabetes. Proper diet and exercise is what you need most. You must also work to get your cholesterol down. ...Read more
I have Hashimoto's. How can I find a physician who will not only treat the thyroid output issues, but also offer immunomodulation?
Thyroidologist: Hashimoto' s disease is best treated by an endocrinologist or thyroidologist and is treated with thyroid supplements as guided by thyroid blood tests. I'm not aware of any other form of treatment for this disorder as the thyroid replacement therapy is quite effective. The thyroidologist is better qualified to advise you however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why can someone with a dysfunctional liver (due to autoimmune disease) not take cholesterol-lowering drugs?
Filter: The filtering units of the liver are compromised, cholesterol meds are metabolized by liver. Risk increases of having muscle damage as side effect. ...Read more
My mom got a blood disease called polycythemia vera. May i know the price for interferon-alpha which can be used to cure this disease. Also could you recommend me some brand of this medicine?
She needs a speciali: A good specialist is what she needs first. You should seek the advice of a hematologist who works in a major cancer center. P. Vera has some new treatments(jak2 inhibitors) which are in clinical trials. Interferon( has some activity and can be beneficial but it is an older treatment which has many serious side effects and it is very expensive .Too alpha-2b) also called introna) ask for this bran. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i'm a heart patient (with pacemaker/defibrillator), diabetic, can I take a natural thyroid supplement for my hypothyroidism?
No to "natural": If you are hypothyroid, you should take levothyroxine. So called "natural" thyroid is from slaughterhouse bovine thyroid, and contains a mixture of different thyroid hormones. The dose is not consistent, and it is harder for your doctor to follow and monitor. The consequences of hypo- or hyperthyroidism (from the pill) are much worse if you are diabetic and have heart problems. ...Read more
It is with pill only: Radioactive pill contains i-131 isotope containing radioactive iodine. Iodine is only needed by thyroid gland no other organs uses iodine.So once you swallow i-131 pill radioactive isotope labelled iodine absorbed from stomach and intestine and from blood it is trapped by thyroid gland to its maximum capacity and res is excreted by kidney into urine., and that is reason pt. Has to flush toilet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: MDMA is ecstasy, it is never safe to take ecstasy even if you're healthy. Your dealer has no conscience, you cannot trust what else is in it. It's unsafe for people with no medical problems and even riskier with people with medical problems. "Just say no" is not an old wives' tale or a myth. It is excellent accurate advice. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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