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Can Thyroid Cause Problems After Parathyroid Removal
It should not: The parathyroid glands or near or sometimes embedded in the thyroid lobes. Removing them should not remove any or enough thyroid tissue to cause a problem with the thyroid. ...Read more
No: Unless there is a severe illness such as myxedema from neglected and untreated hypothyroid condition. ...Read more
Can papillary thyroid cancer come back 5 years after complete thyroid being removed and cause a cough, fatuige and problems swallowing?
Bone pain: Thyroid disease can cause metabolic changes but no pain. ...Read more
No restrictions.: After your gall bladder is removed, you really don't have any dietary restrictions. About 30% of women who have gall bladder removal will have post meal urgency, which is an aggressive urge to have a bowel movement soon after meals. This is not due to the absence of the gall bladder. It is self limited, but if it persists longer than one likes, try imodium (loperamide). Good luck ...Read more
Can hyper or hypothyroidism caused from excess iodine resolve itself after stopping iodine supplementation or will it be permanent?
Not likely: B"sd In severe hyperthyroidism corticosteroids like prednisone may be given with one reason being to decrease the conversion of thyroxine (T4) to its active form liothyronine (T3). Steroids also suppress the pituitary thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH, often seen in "sick thyroid" syndrome but this usualy does not result in hypothryoidism as uptake of T3 by cells is higher. here to discuss ...Read more
High thyroid can: Excess thyroid hormone, or hyperthyroidism can lead to many body changes, including increased metabolism/heat production, tremors, fast heart rate and diarrhea. These effects may then lead to the weight loss that is commonly seen in hyperthyroidism. Most common causes of hyperthyroidism are graves' disease, over-active thyroid nodule(s), subacute thyroiditis and excessive thyroid pill intake. ...Read more
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
No: Thyroid cancer is fairly common, the most common endocrine malignancy, and therefore, it can be seen in the setting of thyroid dysfunction (most commonly, hashimoto thyroiditis), but thyroid dysfunction has never been shown, to my knowledge, to cause thyroid cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amberen: Is a unique vitamin supplement. It is all natural and animal studies, toxicology and clinical trials with amberen did not reveal any significant adverse reaction or side effects. The vitamins in it would not be considered harmful in any way to the thyroid gland. ...Read more
Can a surgeon accidentally removing a 1.5 cm mass of extra thyroid tissue or parathyroid gland cause significant hormone/thyroid problems in future?
Possibly: Damage or excess removal of those tissues may result in underactive thyroid. There are 4 parathyroid glands so damage to one or two should not cause hypoparathyroidism. Either way such a patient should be followed with periodic testing of thyroid function and parathyroid functions such as serum calcium levels by the endocrinologist or head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
I have a TSH level of 22.38 and my T4 is 6.1 and Free T4 is 1.7. I had a portion of my thyroid removed last year during a parathyroid tumor removal. ?
22.38: That seems like a very high number and the pituitary gland must be seen by xray to make sure it is of normal size. Has your parathyroid gland been checked recently? Please let me know what happens. ...Read more
What is a parathyroid and a regular thyroid. How do u fix elevated numbers on both. How can u treat thyroid problems. What can it affect?
Please clarify: I appreciate your enthusiasm, but you'll need to clarify. Do you have an elevated serum calcium with an elevated parathyroid hormone level? You're probably in for surgery that will make you much healthier in a very short time. Do you have an elevated thyroid hormone, or an elevated tsh? The implications are very different. Wishing you the best; if you clarify we can help more. ...Read more
I had my thyroid and a parathyroid taken out 2 years ago. Could my parathyroids just stop working? And would it cause anxiety?
I've been getting muscle cramps and spasms a lot lately. Is this possibly a thyroid or parathyroid problem?
Not the most likely-: Causes. Thyroid problem could possibly cause cramping but other symptoms are far more likely to be seen first in your thyroid isn't working right. Since one of the functions of the parathyroid is to control calcium levels, and low calcium levels can produce muscle spasm, it is also possible. Nevertheless, thyroid and parathyroid problems shouldn't come at the top of the list of considerations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can vit d supplementation for chronic deficiency that's caused 2ndry hyperparathyroidism end up shrinking one side of thyroid aprox 7mm in 10 months?
Anatomy: The thyroid gland is a major regulator of many functions of the body by producing thyroid hormones. It sits in the lower neck on both sides. The parathyroid glands regulate calcium metabolism. There are 4 of them and they lie behind (and often in contact with) the thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calcium/Metabolism: Parathyroid are a group of 4 endocrin glands located behind the Thyroid gland.Produces Hormone that controls the Calcium in our bodies.How much Calcium is in your bones and in Blood. Thyroid is also an Endocrine Gland located in Neck and produces Thyroxin(T4) (Hormone) which controls Metabolism,growth and development and temperature.Thyroid also produces another hormone calledTriiodothyronine(T3) ...Read more
Different hormones: Both glands are in the neck on both sides of the trachea. The larger thyroid gland produces thyroxin and is associated with recurrent laryngeal nerves which control vocal cords. The parathyroids are endocrine glands producing parathormone to control calcium serum levels. ...Read more
Nodules haven been found on my thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and liver(fatty infiltrations?. I have hypothy. 2nd addison's. What could this be?
Not sure: Secondary adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroidism from a pituitary tumor + parathyroid tumor could result from men 1. Parathyroid ultrasound imaging is very difficult and needs specially trained radiologists to interpret. Thyroid tumors don't go with that, though. At the very least you need an endocrinologist. Calcium, phos, pth? ...Read more
Parathyroidism? Calcium 10ng/ml, vitd21.20ng/ml, hdl31, ldl117, trig197, vldl39, uricacid8.3, reflux, anxiety, high bp, sob, normal thyroid, v B12 212
I have pcos, multiple nodules in both kidneys, multiple thyroid nodules and a parathyroid nodule. Are these conditions connected?
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Parathyroid : Parathyroid glands are located next to the thyroid. This is their only relation to the thyroid. ...Read more
Which has more affect on digestion parathyroid or thyroid? Will a parathyroidectomy improve digestion?
Parathyroid: Not sure what you mean by "digestion", and it is not clear from your question what hormones are abnormal. If you have hyperparathyroidism and you are 41, you should probably have surgery to prevent bone loss. There are sometimes weird symptoms from the hyperparathyroidism, but i doubt surgery will improve GI symptoms. ...Read more
I had my thyroid taken out 2 years ago. They took one of my 4 parathyroids. Is it possible for them to ever stop working?
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