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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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Hav low body temperature week+ 35c to 36c. Night sweats 6 mos+. Thyroid tests in range. All cbc fine except wbc and neutrophil ⬆seen dr. Leukemia?or?

Hav low body temperature week+ 35c to 36c. Night sweats 6 mos+. Thyroid tests in range. All cbc fine except wbc and neutrophil ⬆seen dr. Leukemia?or?

Ans: Elevated abx is important. You need to find out why. Go to your doctor and ask for blood test d dimer. Then if positive a chest ct. Keep looking for the cause. The possibilities are many ...Read more

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Does thyroid dysfunction causes death?

Does thyroid dysfunction causes death?

Thyroid dysfunction: Only in very rare instances like severe hyperthyroidism called thyroid storm. Most problems are easily treated medically. ...Read more

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Can losing a lot of weight or over-exercising cause thyroid dysfunction?

Can losing a lot of weight or over-exercising cause thyroid dysfunction?

It Adjusts: In people who have lost too much weight or are very ill, the thyroid may down-regulate itself in order to to conserve the body's energy. It is a compensatory mechanism meant to protect. ...Read more

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Could seroquel (quetiapine) 50-75 mg cause thyroid dysfunction or low thyroxine levels? will it affect from my fitness goals?i can control the hunger attacks btw

Could seroquel (quetiapine) 50-75 mg cause thyroid dysfunction or low thyroxine levels? will it affect from my fitness goals?i can control the hunger attacks btw

Seroquel (quetiapine): Its not known whether seroquel (quetiapine) causes thyroid dysfinction.. Before starting medication make sure thyroid levels r good. Seroquel (quetiapine) can cause weight gain. Its an antipsychotic drug. Weight gain inturn leads to insulin resistance . Avoid alcohol use when taking seroquel (quetiapine) . Alcohol can raise seroquel (quetiapine) levels and can cause toxicity ...Read more

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How is exophthalmos related to thyroid dysfunction?

How is exophthalmos related to thyroid dysfunction?

Exophthalmos: Bulging eyes is a symptom of Graves Disease. This is autoimmune hyperthyroidism. The autoantibodies cross tear with proteins in the eye muscles and blind the eye to cause swelling which pushed the eyeball out of the socket. ...Read more

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My friend donated her kidney last year. She was just diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction. Can they be related?

My friend donated her kidney last year. She was just diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction. Can they be related?

No: Thyroid disease is usually autoimmune. Look for other family members with thyroid disease. Likely coincidence they occurred together. ...Read more

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What is the test for diagnosing thyroid dysfunction?

What is the test for diagnosing thyroid dysfunction?

Thyroid problems: There is no THE TEST. It depends on what kind of dysfunction you are looking for. A TSH is the single best test for diagnosing hypothyroidism, and may detect hyperthyroidism, coupled with a Free T4. Best to talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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