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David Miller
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My 16 year old daughter has suffered periodic debilitating headaches, often accompanied by stomach pain. She has Synthroid treated thyroid disease?

My 16 year old daughter has suffered periodic debilitating headaches, often accompanied by stomach pain.  She has Synthroid treated thyroid disease?

Headache diary: The best all-around tip for headaches is a headache diary. This includes the timing and severity of your headaches, what you were doing prior to, etc. Also important is what you do for them and whether it works. Here's a helpful link to get you started. http://www.headaches.org/for_professionals/headache_diary. ...Read more

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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

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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I have extreme fatigue. Fine thyroid levels but positive tpo. High c reactive and sed rate. Neg ANA and ra. A little stomach pain and some joint pain.?

I have extreme fatigue. Fine thyroid levels but positive tpo. High c reactive and sed rate. Neg ANA and ra. A little stomach pain and some joint pain.?

You do have Hashimos: High inflammation is not associated with thyroiditis, which you have. Years can pass without thyroid issues, since the antibody does not cause the thyroid issues. High CRP indicates significant inflammation. You neede to see someone in rheumatology arena. A CRP is a surrogate marker for vascular disease: inflammation is bad for your ateries. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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What is this? Joint/muscular pain, fatigue, mouth sores, stomach pain, ibs, inflammation, insomnia, depression, mood disorder, thyroid, diabetes, pcos

What is this? Joint/muscular pain, fatigue, mouth sores, stomach pain, ibs, inflammation, insomnia, depression, mood disorder, thyroid, diabetes, pcos

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I have gained 30 pounds in the last 2 months. My stomach is swollen and it looks like im pregnant. Im not eating any more than usual. I've never been this big in my life. Have no history of thyroid problems, no change in medication, i don't know wha

Hello. : Hello. You need to have this medically evaluated asap. I don't know your age, gender or past medical history. If you are a drinker it may have affected your liver. If you have had any cardiac issues in the past, you could have some congestive heart failure. These are just two possible causes. Regardless, you have chest pressure, you aren't breathing well and you have had a very rapid increase in weight (which could be water). Please get seen asap. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant they said my baby has hydrops and fluid around abdomen and skin heart and left ventricle enlarged and that she won't make it to term most likely. I also just found out I have thyroid problems is there any way i can help her?

I'm 28 weeks pregnant they said my baby has hydrops and fluid around abdomen and skin heart and left ventricle enlarged and that she won't make it to term most likely. I also just found out I have thyroid problems is there any way i can help her?

Consult perinatology: It is very important to see a perinatologist if you have not done so. The best way to help is to follow the advice they give you, take the suggested medication. Prepare a list of questions about the mode of delivery, how she cared for after birth etc. Learn as much as you can prior to birth. You will also need to speak to a neonatolgist ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Can codeine cause stomach problems such as sickness and sharp stomach pain?

Can codeine cause stomach problems such as sickness and sharp stomach pain?

Possibly: Codeine and other opiates are well known for causing nausea. Sharp pains, not so sure. If continues (especially after stopping medication, which you should) see your md again. ...Read more

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
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Is there anything that can cause stomach pain, back pain, and digestion problems?

Is there anything that can cause stomach pain, back pain, and digestion problems?

Many things : Peptic ulcer disease can cause stomach pain, digestion problem as well as back pain. A long list of other things can cause it as well. Sometime the back pain may not be related. See your doctor if you are experiencing these symptoms. Chances are a curative treatment or effective therapy is available. ...Read more

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
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Should i attend a dept meeting called by boss and aimed at me that would worsen my stomach pain and breath problem caused by unfair treatment by boss?

Tough call: It is a very delicate situation . If the meeting is directed at you and you are pretty sure that you can not handle it well, i suggest to see a therapist first and probably psychiatrist to get mental health evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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Dr. W. James Chon
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


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