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Can Thyroid Problems Cause Sinus Trouble
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Yes, and more.: A proper diagnosis of jaw pain depends on a good history about it: where, how long, when in the day, what brings it on, etc. Diagnosis can also can depend to age, like in pain from the heart. Pain can be related to a number of other parts of the head or neck. The answer may be quick and easy or may be more difficult. Definitely, one needs to have it evaluated by a physician or dentist. Or both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an underactive thyroid and took cold and sinus Advil with ibruprophen and pseudophedtine. It says on box don't use if u have thyroid problems ?
Don't worry: Hi. I think they just want to make sure your thyroid condition is treated. Pseudoephedrine can amp some people. I think the makers of the drug want to make sure that if you're hyperthyroid, it's treated. For hypothyroidism, there is NO concern. I hope you get over your cold soon! ...Read more
My dr wants to put me on prednisone for a persistent sinus infection. I have thyroid problems and am nervous. Will prednisone affect my thyroid?
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
Possible: Autoimmune thyroiditis, the commonest being hashimoto's disease, does indeed have a strong genetic predisposition, more from the mom's side. Of course it will still depend on what type of thyroid problem your gm has. If you think you are experiencing symptoms of low thyroid such as hair loss, excessive fatigue, memory loss or cold intolerance, then please have your pcp check your thyroid levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but not common: The pituitary gland secretes TSH under the control of hypothalamic trh. Dysfunction of either organ can cause thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more
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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