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Pancreatitis And Low Thyroid
Unless it is part of certain rarely seen syndromes. ..
Pancreatitis is certainly not a safe condition, with unpredictable outcome [both short and long term] 'different' in/for each individual. ..Nothing should be taken lightly about pancreatitis.
But, there is no direct link between pancreatitis and thyroid disease;on the other hand, hypothyroidism can contribute to pancreas problems. ...Read more
Will taking biotin or b12 make my pancreas hurt, I've had pancreatitis before. I've also had my gallbladder removed and have a low thyroid.
It shouldn't hurt: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg whites. There is no good evidence that larger doses of biotin supplement are needed, because normal people eating a regular, balanced diet should get enough of it from their foods. Various disorders can cause B12 deficiency and the need for more B12. ...Read more
Autoimmune pancreatitis caused by autoimmune thyroiditis. Will taking out thyroid fix the pancreatitis?
Is onglyza (saxagliptin) safe for long term treatment? Possible pancreatitis and thyroid cancer? How to avoid pancreatitis, lactic acidosis, & ketoacidosis?
Pancreatitis: No medication is safe. However you should consult with your endocrinologist if you are unsure about taking this medication. ...Read more
Hypothyroid: Usually due to an autoimmune disorder called hashimotos disease. Runs in families -- women 7 times more likely than men. Inflammation of the thyroid gland can cause decreased function. One can test for both function and inflammation with lab tests. See a board-certified endocrinologist for expert advice. ...Read more
Low thyroid function works as brakes in a car. High thyroid works as accelerator in a car.
Therefore everything is slow (heart rate) and low (temperature).
Most importantly, your doc can fix it. ...Read more
May not be found: One of the most common causes of low thyroid is hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune thyroid condition in which the body attacks the thyroid thinking it is foreign. This can shut down production of thyroid hormone. Testing for thyroid antibodies (thyroglobulin ab and thyroid peroxidase ab) can help determine if it is hashimoto's. Other causes are not as easily tested. ...Read more
I have chronic pancreatitis and hypothyroidism. I was wondering if its safe for me to have another child?
Endocrine effects: Thyroid hormone helps us with metabolism. If your thyroid hormone is low, your body is unable to manage the lipids appropriately and this leads to high cholesterol of the 'bad types' (triglycerides, low density lipids and very low density lipids) and lowering the good cholesterol (high density lipid). Our bodies need to be firing on all cylinders! ...Read more
Possible: It is uncommon in young pts for hypothyroidism to cause heart probs, but it def can cause cardiac issues. It cause a slow heart beat, which usually resolves with treatment. If left untreated hypothyroidism can lead to a cardiomyopathy (gen heart dysfunction). This is often reversible, but left untreated can lead to permanent cardiac damage and irreg heart beats. If tx'd there should no problems! ...Read more
What are the symptoms of severely extremely low thyroid to almost not working and can it cause seizures if too low?
Can low thyroid cause me to feel hungry all the time? I have to eat every 3 hours! Help! What can I do to help me not to feel hungry all the time?
Not thyroid: The symptoms you describe are most likely due to Insulin resistance. Especially if you are overweight, the fat tissue in your body causes your Insulin to not work properly and leads to pre-diabetes. When this happens, your blood sugar often bottoms out 2-3 hours after meals and you get hungry. Adipose (fat) in your body secretes hormones that increase your appetite. Wt. Loss and exercise help. ...Read more
Yes: This used to be fairly common. And perhaps almost as bad, untreated hypothyroidism will slowly erode your life so that you cannot do any of the things you enjoy. Your mind will slow and perhaps go insane, your heart can't keep up, you'll get fat, grotesque-looking and weak and be severely constipated. And eventually you get myxedema coma and die. Treating it is extremely easy if done on time. ...Read more
Low thyroid & vision:
This is a very good question! . Here is my answer. Yes it can, but the levels of hypothyroidism (low thyroid) we see in practice are not likely to do so.
Essentially your thyroid function has to be so low that the patient's metabolism is actually stagnant.... Practically stopped! In a condition that used to be called myxedema, in which every organ function may be impaired. Even coma can occur. ...Read more
No: There should be no connection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Being injured with pubis shearing & sacroiliac dysfunction for a year & not being treated can that cause the thyroid to be low? I now have hypothyroid
See below: Off the top of my head I cannot see the relationship of the two. The incidents seem to be more coincidental than related. ...Read more
Does hydrocephalous cause pain and pressure in the eyes constantly, or could it b from uncontrolled htn or low thyroid levels?
All: All of these problems can lead to eye issues and you should be regularly followed by and ophthalmologist. ...Read more
CC: hair loss, itchy scalp, sore scalp. Irons fine, Vit D is low, Thyroid levels are high, what could cause my hair to be itchy, Sore and hair loss?
Side has thyroid problems. What else could cause low thyroid and hormonal imbalances besides thrush?
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