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Diagnosed with thyroid disease. Heart symptoms of preassure in chest. Did the thyroid disease cause damage to heart or is it just symptoms?

Diagnosed with thyroid disease. Heart symptoms of preassure in chest. Did the thyroid disease cause damage to heart or is it just symptoms?

Thyroid disease: What was your diagnosis? What treatment was prescribed? what did your doctor say when you told him or her about your "heart pressure"? You also mention "brain lesion" under your conditions. What are you referring to? Hyperthyroidism may cause hypermetabolic state and cause tachycardia or palpitation but not pressure. Have you been diagnosed with anxiety disorder? Not enough info for relevant reply ...Read more

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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How are fibrocystic breast changes typically treated?

How are fibrocystic breast changes typically treated?

Usually no treatment: If symptomatic decrease salty foods and caffeine. If this does not help then a mild diuretic or danazole may help. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst causing breast changes? Is this possible?

Ovarian cyst causing breast changes? Is this possible?

Depends: Ovarian cysts produce hormones, usually estrogen, so they can cause breast swelling, or cause small cysts in the breasts to increase in size, which can cause pain. If those are the changes you are wondering about, then yes. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor would you see for weight changes and breast changes ?

What kind of doctor would you see for weight changes and breast changes ?

Primary care: Start with a primary care, family doctor, or general internist. They will be best to help you decide if a specialist - and what kind - is needed. good luck. ...Read more

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If you have fibrocystic breast changes do you still need to look for change in lump consistency?

If you have fibrocystic breast changes do you still need to look for change in lump consistency?

Yes but: so difficult to tell if significant; look for hard not mobile lumps and bloody nipple discharge and red rash on breast first as bad sign, tender lumps that come and go not usually bad but never know, if family history of breast cancer see gynecologist or breast surgeon to check it out , if smoke very bad risk so don't . ...Read more

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It normal to go through breast changes at the age of 15?

It normal to go through breast changes at the age of 15?

Yes: The breasts are still developing and will go through many changes. The breasts will be lumpy, bumpy and may be tender. I highly recommend starting breast self examinations. You can have your gynecologist or primary physician review the technique with you. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing breast changes, what could be causing them?

I have been experiencing breast changes, what could be causing them?

Need more : Information. How old are your? Your gender? General state of health? Any medications? What changes? It may be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can fibrocystic breast changes be unilateral?

Can fibrocystic breast changes be unilateral?

Beginning stages: If a mammogram shows unilateral fibrocystic breast changes, this may be the beginning of the disease and down the road will become visible in the contralateral breast as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fibrocystic breast changes?

What are the causes of fibrocystic breast changes?

Unknown: Some women have more sensitive breast than others and this may be due to hormones or breast composition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what fibrocystic breast changes are?

Can you tell me what fibrocystic breast changes are?

Yes: Also called "lumpy bumpy" breasts, it is not a disease. It actually gives your breasts their internal structure an after menopause a lot of that architecture is lost and what leads to breasts "falling." in the mean time, right before your period your breasts are more lumpy bumpy and tender. Right afterwards they are less so as fibrocystic areas of the breasts are sensitive to your own hormones. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience breast changes early in pregnancy?

Is it normal to experience breast changes early in pregnancy?

Yes: Some early signs of pregnancy include feelings of breast tenderness or fullness, enlargement and prominence of the glands of the areola, sometimes slight darkening of the area around the nipple. ...Read more

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What permanent breast changes happen when breastfeeding a baby?

What permanent breast changes happen when breastfeeding a baby?

Ligaments stretched: Due to increased volume, don't always return to pre pregnancy shape, but benefits are worth it. ...Read more

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Have had some breast changes, one enlarged and swollen, scratch like feeling followed by an itch, painful to cross arms over breasts?

Have had some breast changes, one enlarged and swollen, scratch like feeling followed by an itch, painful to cross arms over breasts?

See doctor: A woman presenting with breast changes like swelling and growth, itch and pain should see a healthcare provider for a potential referral for an ultrasound and a mammogram ...Read more

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I have recently had an abortion and I had of course experienced the breast changes that would occur preparing for lactation. I have had a child that I breast fed and I am interested in re inducing lactation for personal reasons. I have used a manual pump

I have recently had an abortion and I had of course experienced the breast changes that would occur preparing for lactation. I have had a child that I breast fed and I am interested in re inducing lactation for personal reasons. I have used a manual pump

Induced lactation: Of course you can induce lactation! There are several protocols available. The key is to get a hospital grade breast pump and pump every 3-4 hours. Check out: http://www.asklenore.info/breastfeeding/induced_lactation/protocols4print.shtml There are many forums for Adult Lactation Relationships. You and your partner will love it! ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of fibrocystic breast changes?

Lumpy +/- Tenderness: Many women have fibrocystic breast changes (fcc). This simply means that there are some lumpy areas in the breasts. Some of these lumps are benign cysts which can bigger or smaller depending on the hormones in the menstrual cycle. Fcc does not mean that you have an increased chance of breast cancer. However, you may need breast ultrasounds in addition to mammograms for screening the lumpy areas. ...Read more

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What causes fibro cystic. breast changes and is it any cause for future concern?

What causes fibro cystic. breast changes and is it any cause for future concern?

Not unusual: Many women have fibrocystic changes to their breasts. It does not portent any future problems, with the exception of making it even more important that you do your self breast exams. If you have FCD, you should know what your breasts feel like, to know if you feel any changes. ...Read more

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If I have fibrocystic breast changes, could that increase my risk for getting breast cancer?

If I have fibrocystic breast changes, could that increase my risk for getting breast cancer?

No: Fibrocystic breasts are often a sign of estrogen dominance. You may have too much or potent kinds of estrogen. Your ovaries produce estrogen but so do fat cells. Inflammation from sugar/trans fats make fat cells produce more. Foods that are not organic contain pesticides which act like estrogen. Your liver may not be breaking estrogen down properly. Constipation prevents the release of estrogen. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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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