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Just started taking 88 mcg of Synthroid (thyroxine) for Hypothyroidism. Have been feeling awful, nausea, dizzy and drowsy. Will this pass? In how long?

Just started taking 88 mcg of Synthroid (thyroxine) for Hypothyroidism. Have been feeling awful, nausea, dizzy and drowsy. Will this pass? In how long?

I don't think: Your symptoms are side effects of Synthroid, (thyroxine) but more likely caused by another condition. You should ask your doctor to look for another cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Adrenal issues? Had neck steroid inj & felt like old self. Short lived. Went Hyper to Hypothyroid, sweating, nervous, no energy, nausea, stool dia&con

Adrenal issues? Had neck steroid inj & felt like old self. Short lived. Went Hyper to Hypothyroid, sweating, nervous, no energy, nausea, stool dia&con

Possible: Definitely worth checking pituitary adrenal axis. Iatrogenic induced adrenal insufficiency has become the most frequent cause for this condition. Your symptoms are suggesting adrenal insufficiency and history is typical. ...Read more

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Can I have any amount of caffeine while I am pregnant? Also what can and can't I eat? I have hypothroid dieses and have my first appointment on tuesday. I work as a server and have been experiencing nausea, without vaumitting. Also I was wondering if I sh

Can I have any amount of caffeine while I am pregnant? Also what can and can't I eat? I have hypothroid dieses and have my first appointment on tuesday. I work as a server and have been experiencing nausea, without vaumitting. Also I was wondering if I sh

Congratulations: Congratulations on your pregnancy! would recommend that you ask your doctor to check your thyroid levels at your upcoming visit. Many women require a significant increase in their thyroid hormone replacement regimen in early pregnancy. It's really important to ensure that your thyroid levels are ideal throughout pregnancy both for your health and the health of the baby! To be on the safe side, it's probably a good idea to limit your caffeine to less than 200 mg per day (and would discuss with your OB at your visit as well). Also, be sure to take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid. Best wishes! ...Read more

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2.5-3wks pregnant cramps nausea started last night. Had lingering mild sinus infection w/pnd mostly bedtime. Usedolive leaf complexspray. Hypothroid?

2.5-3wks pregnant cramps nausea started last night. Had lingering mild sinus infection w/pnd mostly bedtime. Usedolive leaf complexspray. Hypothroid?

Question: What is your question? It can be normal to have some cramping in pregnancy, so long as not cramping alongside bleeding, you're typically okay. Sinus infections can be treated without antibiotics so long as no fever in pregnancy. If you are hypothyroid, it is essential that you are on replacement during pregnancy to prevent mental deficits in the forming baby. Keep tsh. ...Read more

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What can cause hypothyroidism?

What can cause hypothyroidism?

Autoimmune, surgery: The most common cause is autoimmune thyroid disease, that is, the body makes antibodies against the thyroid. Thyroid surgery can cause it too. So can radiation therapy to the neck. Meds like amiodarone and some chemo can, too. ...Read more

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What's the primary cause of hypothyroidism?

What's the primary cause of hypothyroidism?

Several: But the most common is thyroid inflammation which damages the thyroid's ability to make sufficient hormone. Luckily, it's easy to diagnose and treat with brand name T4 replacement and it's like you never had a problem in the first place. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause migraines?

Can hypothyroidism cause migraines?

Probably not: I can't think of any relationship between the two. ...Read more

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How does hypothyroidism cause siadh?

How does hypothyroidism cause siadh?

Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. Being low in thyroid hormone can somehow lead to the release of anti-diuretic hormone from the pituitary gland, so one gets SIADH and the accompanying excess water in the body. ...Read more

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Does hypothyroid cause anemia?

Does hypothyroid cause anemia?

It can cause: Or worsen anemia, but it's easy to treat with brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor and get your levels normal and then see about your anemia which may still need treatment but at least has a chance to be normalized. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause dizziness?

Can hypothyroidism cause dizziness?

It can, but rarely: Luckily, hypothyroidism is easily treated with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Can slight hypothyroidism cause eczema?

Can slight hypothyroidism cause eczema?

No but...: Theoretically, hypothyroidism can lead to less stomach acid which can lead to poor gastric digestion which can lead to increased food sensitivity which can lead to eczema. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause a swollen neck?

Can hypothyroidism cause a swollen neck?

Yes: If there is a goiter due to subacute or chronic thyroiditis you can develop a goiter - a fancy name for big thyroid.
However, a "swollen neck" may not be due to a goiter. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroid cause frequent urination?

Can hypothyroid cause frequent urination?

Urinary Frequency: It is unlikely that frequent urination has anything to do with your thyroid. This is most commonly an infectious problem or a blood sugar issue. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism can cause esophagus to close?

Not known: It would not cause your esophagus to close. However since most thyroid diseases are autoimmune in nature, you are at risk to develop another autoimmune disease which may affect the esophagus. See a gastroenterologist soon. ...Read more

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Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Perhaps: Low intake of iodide and other nutrients may block thyroid hormone production. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause high uric acid levels?

Uric acid levels: Yes it can. It is due to decreased renal plasma flow and decreased irate excretion in hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Are missed heartbeats caused by hypothyroidism?

Are missed heartbeats caused by hypothyroidism?

Usually not: Unless it's very severe. Besides, hypothyroidism is very easy to treat with a daily dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor, don't leave it untreated. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause heavy and long periods?

Can hypothyroidism cause heavy and long periods?

Yes: Hypothyroidism slows down your metabolism and can prolong your period making it lasts longer and heavier. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause you to become infertile?

Can hypothyroidism cause you to become infertile?

Yes and no: On full replacement - which you must do before you are ready for pregnancy - you can become pregnant. Women with hashimoto's who are hypothyroid may have an increased risk of miscarriage or preterm delivery. Rarely, this autoimmune thyroid disease may be associated with premature ovarian failure. ...Read more

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What might cause treatment-resistant hypothyroidism?

Please define: Hi. By what do you mean "treatment-resistant"? Is your dose too low? That's not treatment resistant, that's just being under treated. Has your thyroid function been normalized on thyroid hormone replacement but you still feel symptoms? That's not "treatment-resistant", that's just assigning symptoms to the wrong thing. We need more information. I doubt you have a thyroid hormone receptor defect. ...Read more

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Can over correcting hypothyroidism cause a severe migraine?

Can over correcting hypothyroidism cause a severe migraine?

Yes: Increased levels can give a severe headache. Contact your doctor and get levels drawn to see if that is the cause asap. ...Read more

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Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: I would look for other potential causes and see a good eye doctor first before attributing it to hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause problems during gallbladder removal?

Can hypothyroidism cause problems during gallbladder removal?

No: Unless there is a severe illness such as myxedema from neglected and untreated hypothyroid condition. ...Read more

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Could hypothyroidism cause you to become permanently infertile?

Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism cannot cause complete infertility but may contribute to the underlying condition. It may cause you to miscarry a normal pregnancy as well. It is easily diagnosed and corrected so you can contact your physician to get this taken care of quickly. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more