Doctor insights on:
Can You Collect Disability For Autoimmune Disease Hashimoto S
Does hashimoto hypothyroidism is associated with inceased risks for other autoimmune diseases? Thank you.
limited risk: It is true that people with 1 autoimunne disease are somewhat more at risk than the general population to develop another, but tha absolute risk is small, & there is evedence to suggest that keeping thyroid disease controlled may reduce further risk. It's important to see your doctor regularly & take your med correctly. Also, tendency to autoimmunity runs in families, so don't hide the problem. ...Read more
In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in. As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system. One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells. List of auto immune disease are many and growing. End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid, pancreas or cells such as ...Read more
I (f, 26)still have thymus (Restthymus3, 5x1, 2cm).Should thymus be removed to prevent myasthenia gravis or other autoimmune diseases? P.S.I have hashimoto
Often same: 'thyroiditis' is an inflammatory process of the thyroid gland. Can be caused by virus, usually responds to anti-inflammatory medication and is self-limited. Hashimoto's thyroiditis similar, but is an autoimmune disorder where the antibodies attack the thyroid tissue, as though it was foreign. Over or underactive function could occur, but often becomes chronic and may need thyroid rx for life. ...Read more
Is drinking green tea or taking green tea supplements risky for autoimmune disease? I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.
No: Green tea is high in some antioxidants and likely beneficial if consumed in moderate amount. It will not lead to autoimmune disorder. ...Read more
Hypothyroid hashimoto's female 49 yrs., post menopause. Pain below knees and upper back radiating to medial palms. Can there be an autoimmune disease.
Differences: Autoimmune disease is a general term to refer to multiple causes of inflammation often caused by a molecule in your body attacking some organ- such as your thyroid, pancreas, liver, or muscles. Hashimoto's disease is one form of an autoimmune disease leading to inflammation in the thyroid. In general, thyroid peroxidase antibody is a marker helpful in diagnose hashimoto's disease. ...Read more
Can + ANA of 1:1280 speckled be solely the reslt of hving hashimotos? Or depnding on other symptms, is it likely to be from anther autoimmune disease?
Related: ANA of 1:1280 speckled pattern could develop in relation to many autoimmune conditions including hashimoto's disease. It is not specific to a certain condition, however. Could you have another autoimmune condition in addition to hashimoto's? Possible, but this ANA does not necessarily point to that. ...Read more
Can you have more then 3 autoimmune diseases at once? Eg: hashimotos itp, celiac? The more you have, are you at a higher risk to acquire even more?
Yes: Yes, it is possible to have more than one autoimmune condition. Certain combinations are more common than others. Having one condition definitely makes it more likely that you could get a 2nd condition, compared to someone without autoimmunity. However the most common number of autoimmune conditions to have is one, followed by two, and progressively fewer people with 3, 4, or more conditions. ...Read more
I've had hashimotos disease for 20yrs & recently have been diagnosed with a few other autoimmune diseases my results for tsh r 0.94 is this high/low??
TSH of 0.94: At most labs, a TSH of 0.94 is considered normal and is one of many ways to test thyroid function. Typically a level like this indicates no change in the current thyroid treatment unless the patient is having symptoms of over- or under-treatment. Palpitations and sweats are some of these symptoms. The normal levels of TSH are not changed in the presence of other autoimmune diseases. ...Read more
No: Almost everyone has a few palpable neck nodes. They are almost always your friends. Disease here she's as very large nodes, very hard nodes, or nodes stuck to surrounding structures. ...Read more
Yes: Worst case scenerio: if you do not take your replacement thyroid medication for a long time, you can actually go into a type of coma (myxedema coma). Patients with inadequately treated hypothyroidism can also have heart problems. Is it very important to be followed routinely and take your synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach regularly. ...Read more
What is wrong with my immune system? Diagnosed with hashimoto's 5 years ago, now diagnosed with autoimmune thrombocytopenia!
No surprise: They actually tend to run together. Keep them both under control. There's even some articles. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1905072/ nobody knows why. ...Read more
Is hashimoto autoimmune thyroiditis preventable? If a mother has it and she has 4 daughters what are the chances-how many do you think will develope it
Is it safe to apply povidon iodine onto infected skin (patient has autoimmune thyroiditis, i.e. hashimoto's).
Povidon iodine: With Hashimoto's I would get your doctor's permission to do that. Do not be surprised if the answer is NO! ...Read more
C3 196 which is high. C4 is 33.7. Ana +1:320. Any autoimmune can cause C3 to be high? Rheumy is testing for hashimoto's thyroiditis. Could this be?
27yo. Cholecystectomy due to vasculitis. Papillary carcinoma due to hashimoto. Diagnosed w/autoimmune suppressor inactive. Told me avoid stress. True?
Could absent seizures be autoimmune? My son had toxocara and mono. And he has hashimoto thyroid with eosinophilia
See below: Seizures can be associated with manifestations of certain autoimmune diseases, but the patients are typically gravely ill when this is occuring. Confer your neurologist about your concerns. ...Read more
No: There is no cure for hashimotos, but the consequence (under active thyroid) is manageable. ...Read more
I have Hashimoto's also low Igg and Iga. This seems odd, as they are usually raised with auto-immune is is this indicative of another health problem?
Depends: You can have low IgG and IgA which may increase your risk in contracting respiratory tract infections. You can have Hashimoto's too since only a small portion of your IgG may be targeted against the thyroid. Your question is valid. ...Read more
Mom has all symptoms of addisons but blood work was negative for that and hashimoto. Any ideas what it could be? Auto Immune???
I don't know: What symptoms you're referring to, but symptoms don't cause disease, it's the other way around. If the testing indicated no abnormality, you need to look for other possible causes. Talk w/her doctor. ...Read more
My mom has all symptoms of addisons except salt cravings. Blood work came back negative for that and hashimoto. Any ideas? Could it be auto Immune?
Symptoms in medicine: Hi. Here's a very well time tested and proven philosophy of medicine: there is no symptom specific to any single disease, and no disease specific to any single symptom. So when you say someone has symptoms of an incredibly rare disease (e.g., Addison's) bear in mind those same symptoms can be seen WITHOUT that disease, with some other disease, or with no identifiable disease. Good luck to your Mom ...Read more
Depends: Every person who needs thyroid medication, has to have their dose individualized, based on both their clinical symptoms and their labs. So one person might be on 150 mcg and another similarly sized and affected person might only be on 75 mcg and yet, based on their symptoms and labs, they are on the correct dose. So, truly the answer depends on a trained physician's skill and recommendations. ...Read more
Hashimoto's: Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid, the most common cause for low thyroid. Antibodies that diagnose it (thyroglobulin and thyroid peroxidase), are surrogate markers and are not resonsible for the damage that occurs in the thyroid. It is a lymphocyctic infiltrate that causes thyroid damage. You can have markers for this and not be hypothyroid now, or indefinite years. ...Read more
Avoid excess iodine: A common misunderstanding about autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis or Graves disease is that excess iodine tends to make it worse, not better. You should avoid foods that contain excess iodine, such as kelp or seaweed (sushi wrap). There are no dietary restrictions otherwise. ...Read more
Unlikely: Left untreated, hashimoto's disease can be life-threatening. ...Read more
It may..: Patients with gastroparesis may usually have underlying diabetes. There are other causes for gastroparesis, including a hypoactive thyroid. It turns out that the most common kind of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's disease, which is an autoimmune disease just like some forms of diabetes! Your endocrinologist can definitely provide more info about this. Take care! ...Read more
Sorry: There are none. If you have hashimoto's, check with your doctor to see if treatment is needed. Go see your doctor, it's a natural thing to do. ...Read more
Garcinia Cambogia: If your thyroid condition has been successfully treated and you are euthyroid, there shouldn't be a safety issue with the herb. However, wiki states this product was not found to be effective for the claims made for it, so it may not be worth taking. Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/garcinia_gummi-gutta. ...Read more
Autoimmune: Hi. Hashimoto's (Hash) is the most common cause of non-surgical hypothyroidism, and is an autoimmune disease. It is commonly diagnosed by serum thyroid autoantibodies (TPO and thyroglobulin), and much less commonly by fine needle aspiration biopsy. Hash only causes disease when it destroys thyroid function. Hash antibodies do NOT cause disease, and are only a marker for thyroid autoimmunity. ...Read more
No: Hashimoto's disease is not associated with disturbances of acid/base balance. ...Read more
Are my chances of conceiving with treated Hashimoto's exactly the same as someone without this disease?
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Is hashimoto's disease fatal?
- Can you die from autoimmune disease?
- Hashimoto's disease life expectancy
- Hashimoto s disease vs lupus
- Wagner's autoimmune disease
- If you have an autoimmune disease can you get mrsa from another person
- Hashimotos ans disability
- Can hashimotos disease affect the kidney function?
- Can you have an autoimmune disease with negative ana?