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Is missed periods, frequent urination, and back pain signs of something very serious going on? Could it be a thyroid problem?

Is missed periods, frequent urination, and back pain signs of something very serious going on? Could it be a thyroid problem?

Could be serious: Does'nt sound much like thyroid. Could be kidney infection, kidney stone, diabetes, hormonal changes, electrolyte issues. Get seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

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


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What kids are problems are associated with high cervical neck paind and lower back pain?

What kids are problems are associated with high cervical neck paind and lower back pain?

Neck/back pain: In a person of your age without other symptoms of nerve pressure: arm/leg pain, numbness, weakness, coordination problems, then likely none. Neck/back pain is a common complaint affecting 80% of us during our lifetimes. Try some core strengthening, tylenol/nsaid's, salonpas hot patches, and follow up with your doc if not getting better. ...Read more

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Got hit by car 3 days ago on a bike. no injuries. Some memory/reasoning problems. Back pain and some neck pain if tilted back. Haven't seen doctor. ?

Got hit by car 3 days ago on a bike. no injuries. Some memory/reasoning problems. Back pain and some neck pain if tilted back. Haven't seen doctor. ?

See A Doctor NOW: Your symptoms indicate that you have had at minimum some degree of injury to your head/upper body; you possibly had a concussion. Head injury can lead to serious consequences and long-term impairment both physical and cognitive. Additionally you may have other injuries, eg. soft tissue injuries & bone fractures. See a doctor NOW for diagnosis and treatment of these potentially serious symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been having breathing problems. Now I'm dizzy, have lower back pain. Pressure on neck. Is this metasized lung cancer?

I've been having breathing problems. Now I'm dizzy, have lower back pain. Pressure on neck. Is this metasized lung cancer?

Not cancer: What you describe does not at all suggest lung cancer. If you often jump to such dire conclusions, it would be beneficial to address your anxiety by seeing a psychologist. ...Read more

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Having joint pain back pain and pain while standing ANA profile; thyroid all blood tests are normal I was vit d deficient now normal at cud be this?

Having joint pain back pain and pain while standing ANA profile; thyroid all blood tests are normal I was vit d deficient now normal at cud be this?

Further Evaluation: Which joints ? ( All, several , one ) Where is pain when standing (Whole body, lower back , hip, leg ) Vitamin D is essential for normal bone formation . At present there is a lot of research interest in vitamin D possibly affecting other body systems.(heart, blood vessels,immune system ) ...Read more

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Taking omprezole have upper back pain side effect thank you and thyroid level elevated 5.18 smoke e cigs?

Taking omprezole have upper back pain side effect thank you and thyroid level elevated 5.18 smoke e cigs?

Back discomfort: Omeprizole should not cause back discomfort. Elevation of the tsh is best evaluated by an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. Many physicians feel that there are problems with e cigarettes and hopefully you eventually will get off them. Upper back pain is often due to musculoskeletal strain. An orthopedic specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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I have neck pain and 2 lumps on my neck could it be thyroid cancer? Also back pain and cough since october and done light nausea

I have neck pain and 2 lumps on my neck could it be thyroid cancer? Also back pain and cough since october and done light nausea

Possible: You need to consult a physician. These issues may or may not be related. The neck lumps could simply be enlarged lymph nodes due to infection of the lungs (explaining the cough) or something more serious. ...Read more

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Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity ?

Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity ?

Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid which can lead to anxiety eg nervousness as well as exophthalmos or protrusion (proptosis) of eyeball which might be experienced as pain/pressure. Thyroid nodule needs to be investigated as graves disease is common cause of hyperthyroidism & exophthalmos. Go see your family doc for initial testing, then referral to endocrinologist & ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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No appetite in months, elevated sed rate, dizzy, rt back pain started today, elongated lymph node in neck, WBC normal, not thyroid related. Any ideas

No appetite in months, elevated sed rate, dizzy, rt back pain started today, elongated lymph node in neck, WBC normal, not thyroid related.  Any ideas

Biopsy : Most likely you will be offered some type of biopsy, if diagnoses has not been made. Many reasons for enlarged node, biopsy can solve the puzzle. ...Read more

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Ddd l5, djd right tmj, chronic sciatica and back pain, hypermobile fingers, hashimoto's thyroid. Could there be an underlying disease connecting these?

Ddd l5, djd right tmj, chronic sciatica and back pain, hypermobile fingers, hashimoto's thyroid. Could there be an underlying disease connecting these?

Look at Ehrler-: Danlos syndrome. There is a wide spectrum of manifestations for this genetic disorder. I don't think hashimoto's is related though. ...Read more

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What could a CRP of 4.8 and positive ANA w/speckled pattern mean? My thyroid is fine. I do have hair loss and mid upper back pain. Estrogen is low?

What could a CRP of 4.8 and positive ANA w/speckled pattern mean? My thyroid is fine. I do have hair loss and mid upper back pain. Estrogen is low?

Lab tests: These values are meaningless in the absence of a full history and physical examination. A positive ANA with a speckled pattern is very non-specific unless the titer is >1:80, and then only if accompanied by other findings. We have discussed your hair loss and low serum estrogen previously. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more