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I had facet block injections yesterday at T1-T2 (L) after I was initially told that the injections would be between t3-t4. My pain is stabbing me in the center of my back just below the scapula and above bra line. How long should I wait before complaining

I had facet block injections yesterday at T1-T2 (L) after I was initially told that the injections would be between t3-t4. My pain is stabbing me in the center of my back just below the scapula and above bra line. How long should I wait before complaining

Facet block T-spine: Schedule appointment now with doctor who did facet block. Seems to be misunderstanding about the location of the block you received, and this should be clarified. Also, if no relief or improvement after T1-T2 block, discuss this at same visit. Finally, ask for revised plan for managing this pain including clear follow-up. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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


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I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.

I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.

Coffee with pills: Coffee decreases the absorption of T4, so don't drink coffee when you are taking your medicine. Otherwise, no dietary restrictions ...Read more

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We have case , femal patien , age 60 years, the TSH less than 0.05 while T4 in normal range , and she has not any symptom of thyroidism , is it ok ?

Subclinical hyperthy: A low TSH with a normal T4 and no symptoms is usually subclinical hyperthyroidism. She may have a multinodular goiter that is autonomously functioning, or very early graves disease. A T3 (liothyronine) level and free T4 level should be checked. There is a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation despite the normal T4 level, but many endocrinologists would just follow her levels for progression. ...Read more

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If my tsh low, t3 (liothyronine) and t4 is normal, is it hypo or hyper thyroidism? Should I take iodine? Ultra sound is normal, without pathology.

If my tsh low, t3 (liothyronine) and t4 is normal, is it hypo or hyper thyroidism? Should I take iodine? Ultra sound is normal, without pathology.

Hypothyroid: The answer to this question depends on what your exact levels are and what type of symptoms you have. "Subclinical Hypothyroidsim" sometimes presents in the manner you describe. ...Read more

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I would like to request a review of my MRIs, Brain (T1 and T2 Flair), (jpegs). 2000 and 2013 series are included in my Health Tap Profile "Files".

I would like to request a review of my MRIs, Brain (T1 and T2 Flair), (jpegs).
2000 and 2013 series are included in my Health Tap Profile "Files".

Look at CONCIERGE: HealthTap CONCIERGE doctors can help you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live consultation. Look on HealthTap's site for a Concierge Radiologist in your state, and request to become his or her patient. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more

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I am constantly hurting in my left shoulder...Dull and burning pain. It radiates down my left arm. My t1 and t2 is twisted. What can I do?

I am constantly hurting in my left shoulder...Dull and burning pain. It radiates down my left arm. My t1 and t2 is twisted. What can I do?

Radiculopathy: This sounds like dysthetic pain of radiculopathy. A nerve root in your neck may be compressed causing the severe arm symptoms. A physical exam and a cervical MRI would be the best tests to prove or disprove this diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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