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If I have a high thyroid will Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) affect me weight wise?

If I have a high thyroid will Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) affect me weight wise?

Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It functions by thickening the cervical mucous and changing the endometrium in addition to suppresing ovulation.Side effect like abnormal bleeding ; wegiht gain are very common. Having hypothyroidsm can alter your weight, especially if uncontrolled. See your obgyn for alternatives or follow up. ...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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I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?

I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?

Menopause: You did not say whether taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone) brought on your period. If it did, it means you still have reasonable estrogen production. However, the FSH level of 30 is consistent with starting menopause. However, you must make sure you are not pregnant if Provera (medroxyprogesterone) did not bring on your period. ...Read more

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What is risk rate of a rt minimal lung base collapse to worsen or never heal? 17yr old: hypertension : tachycardic at times : thyroid problems

What is risk rate of a rt minimal lung base collapse to worsen or never heal? 17yr old: hypertension : tachycardic at times : thyroid problems

ATELECTASIS: If minimal lung involement, prognosis is good. You can breath with one lung alone. Associated medical problems should be taken cared of also. Hpn can be treated with betablockers to reduce heart rate, thyroid problem will be ok with rx. ...Read more

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What do thyroid problems in men cause?

What do thyroid problems in men cause?

Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more

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How do u take care of thyroid problems?

How do u take care of thyroid problems?

It depends: On the problem. Do you have a specific problem of hyper or hypothyroidism or a lump in the thyroid? ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

Many: Fatigue, constipation, dry skin, losing hair, weight gain-usually water weight- are most common for underactive. Shaky, nervous, jittery, sweaty, fast heart beat, multiple bowel movements daily for overactive. But these symptoms could all be due to other causes, so see MD & get lab evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Solomon Katta
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Medroxyprogesterone (Definition)

Treats irregular menstrual periods, and bleeding caused by a hormone imbalance. Also treats some forms of cancer, and uterine disorders. This medicine is a progestin, which ...Read more


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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