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Are There Any Risks Associated With Letter Hyperthyroidism Go Untreated
Confused on what to do? I have no more symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Seen a cardiologist gave me lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) now going to see endor. All symptoms stop?
Hyperthyroid: Letting hyperthyroid go untreated leads to heat intolerance, weight loss, irritability, widened blood pressures, sleeplessness, hyperactivity, tachycardia (rapid heart rate) and increased appetite. Continued lack of treatment in very extreme situations could result in presenting in the emergency room and being mistaken for a heart attack. Get treated. It is not costly. ...Read more
I've been dealing with many untreated side effects of hyperthyroidism due to no medical care.how can I manage it?
Can I have a perfectly healthy baby with untreated hyperthyroidism? I have no symptoms, only blood work shows my condition. Chance of problems high?
How far off?: Any obstetrician will have you sign a waiver if you refuse treatment of a lab test even in the absence of symptoms. Nobody will give you a clear account of what the risks are, as they are unknown and probably very small. This is a sign of the times. I am much less concerned than if you had been hypothyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to go for a 1 wk fitness camp if I have untreated hyperthyroidism? Blood test confirmed but endocrine specialist can only see me in 6 mths.
Whoa!: Have your primary care physician take care of your hypertyroidism for now. Any general physician can handle it. As soon as you're euthyroid, you're fine for the fitness camp. ...Read more
I have sudden left chest pains cause of untreated hyperthyroid. I do self treat and take methimazole, do you reckon I should increase or decrease dose?
Dr eval: You need to be followed by a physician who will monitor & titrate your medications. ...Read more
Can untreated anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder lead to thyroid problems, for example hyperthyroidism? Thank you
Is it common to have high liver enzymes (alt/ast) with untreated hyperthyroid? I've read conflicting info. Please help.
Not common.: This does not appear to have any consistent association with high alt/ast. Mainly this deals with low TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and high t4/t3 thyroid hormones. This condition does have an effect on the cells in your body, and causes weight loss and diarrhea, so the liver might be working harder than normal and so some enzymes like alt/ast might be high. See your dr. To be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: An untreated throat infection, pharyngitis or laryngitis, will not cause thyroid disease. Most of these infections are viral and will get better with no treatment. Strep throat is a bacterial infection which needs to be treated to prevent the possibility of developing heart valve disease. Thyroid tissue can be infected or inflamed independently of a throat infection ...Read more
Can come and go: The most common cause for hyperthyroidism in the us is graves disease. This is an autoimmune disorder that can wax and wane, so thyroid levels can be intermittently elevated. However, most people with this disorder do require treatment. Subacute thyroiditis is another cause for temporary hyperthyroidism. ...Read more
What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it i dont know where else to go?
If you have been cleared for hyperthyroidism as a teen, are you still at risk later in age if many in your family have been diagnosed?
How long can hyperthyroid go (i'm already pretty anorexic looking from this now) before there is major or unreversable damage if any occurs?
Huperthyroid no Rx: If you have hyperthyroidism and have had no treatment then you are playing with fire and it is bad for you.Not only you will loose weight, but you may get tachcardia and other arrythmia in your heart.It is not a good idea not to get treated.Itcan be treated with drugs or radioactive iodine therapy.You should not fool around with this condition as you are already loosing weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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