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Can pregnancy trigger goiter?

Can pregnancy trigger goiter?

Hashimotos : Most cases of goiter are autoimmune in nature. This means your own body is sending antibodies to inflame the gland. Pregnancy is one of the peak times of physiologic stress where this happens. The others are adolescence and menopause. Your doctor can measure antibodies and thyroid function. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can diarrhea trigger an asthma attack?

Can diarrhea trigger an asthma attack?

No: Not associated with it except during an anaphylactic shock when one's asthma may act up and some have gastrointestinal symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Can asthma be triggered by roaches? I heard that they can trigger asthma attacks?

Can asthma be triggered by roaches? I heard that they can trigger asthma attacks?

Possible: Asthma can be triggered by environmental allergens such as pet dander and insects like roaches. Best to avoid known triggers. Triggers can be different in different people. ...Read more

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What can trigger an asthma attack?

What can trigger an asthma attack?

Many things : Anything from cold air to animal dander to anything you may have allergies to. The best thing is to get tested by your physician. If necessary an allergist or pulmonologist may be needed. ...Read more

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How can exercise trigger asthma?

More demand: The simplest way to put it is that there is more demand on the lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide during exercise. That requires faster and deeper respirations and may strain all parts of the lungs. ...Read more

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Can asthma or allergies trigger skin abnormalities?

Can asthma or allergies trigger skin abnormalities?

Very much so: One of the manifestations of allergies can be cutaneous(skin manifestations) like with eczema(atopic dermatitis) or hives(urticaria). ...Read more

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Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Yes: Allergies and exercise are 2 of the most common triggers for exacerbation of asthma symptoms. If your asthma is not well controlled and you have allergies, treatment of the allergies is an important part of asthma therapy. If exercise is making your breathing worse it doesn't mean you can't do it. It suggests that your asthma is not well controlled and this should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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If you have asthma, copd, bronchospasm can benzos aggravate the condition?

If you have asthma, copd, bronchospasm can benzos aggravate the condition?

No, but don't help: Benzos won't exacerbate the underlying medical condition, but because they tend to cause suppression of the respiratory center in the brain, they can make it harder for your body to respond optimally to it's internal compensatory mechanisms as well as to to medications. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis trigger arrhythmias?

Can sinusitis trigger arrhythmias?

Possible : Any form of stress can trigger arrhythmia, especially if you are prone to arrhythmia. This can include infections. Best to speak to your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Will hyperventilating help you during an asthma attack?

Will hyperventilating help you during an asthma attack?

No: Inducing hyperventilation is not the way to treat asthma. In fact, some asthmatics can start to hyperventilate with their asthma flares and make treating their asthma flares more difficult. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Certainly possible: Some people's asthma is triggered by allergens in the air. While you may not be allergic to the hamster itself, you may be allergic to the material in its bedding. Monitor your symptoms and see when they are worse. If it's only when cleaning the cage, you may be able to where a simple mask or try changing the bedding material. If it's bad all the time though, may want to find him a new home. ...Read more

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Could anger trigger asthma attacks?

Could anger trigger asthma attacks?

Not typical: Anger may cause an increase in anxiety which could mimic asthma. Sometimes strong emotions may also cause a histamine release which could flare certain asthma symptoms. Recommend control asthma and temper. ...Read more

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Can migraine be worse during pregnancy?

Can migraine be worse during pregnancy?

Yes: It's more common for headaches to improve or resolve during pregnancy, but for some, they worsen. ...Read more

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Could allergy induced asthma turn in copd?

Could allergy induced asthma turn in copd?

Yes.: Uncontrolled persistent asthma causes airway remodeling that can slowly progress to emphysema (quicker in smokers and people with severe reflux). Treatment of underlying conditions can deter that from happening. ...Read more

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Can my mestrual cycle trigger anxiety or stress attacks ???????

Can my  mestrual cycle trigger anxiety or stress attacks ???????

PMS...: Premenstrual syndrome can have symptoms of mood swings which could exacerbate anxiety. If this happens every month and it becomes very distressing then treatment is recommended. One option is SSRI's which are also used for anxiety and depression but can be taken for this type of issues. ...Read more

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Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress?

Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress?

NO...: There are basically 2 classes of meds for asthma: relievers and controllers. Only relievers, like albuterol, can stop an asthma exacerbation. Beclovent, (beclomethasone) a steroid inhaler, is a controller medication and decreases airway inflammation over a period of time and will not acutely stop an asthma exacerbation. It helps chronically. ...Read more

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Can asthma cause anxiety?

Anxious asthmatic: I is not unusual to feel anxious while having an asthma attack. Alternatively, there are many patients who are misdiagnosed with asthma due to the shortness of breath oftentimes associated with a panic attack. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways, caused ...Read more