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Dr. Terri Washington
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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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How do u take care of thyroid problems?

How do u take care of thyroid problems?

It depends: On the problem. Do you have a specific problem of hyper or hypothyroidism or a lump in the thyroid? ...Read more

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Do diet pills cause thyroid problems overtime?

Do diet pills cause thyroid problems overtime?

Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addition to unwanted and dangerous short term and long term side effects. It is essential that you find out what is in a diet pill, or any pill, before you decide to take it. It is best to consult a physician. ...Read more

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Can you take herbalife with thyroid problems?

Yes, but: The herbalife is a waste of your money. It won't help any medical condition you may have, it just spends your money needlessly. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Do get your thyroid treated and regulated properly. That's much more important and helpful than junk like herbalife. ...Read more

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How much of biotin should a person take with thyroid problems?

None: Biotin has nothing to do with the thyroid. It is a vitamin that can help hair and nail growth. See dr. For evaluation and treatment of thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

None: Hi. Thyroid problems generally break down into two categories, autoimmune and neoplasia. There is no routine thing people do that you can avoid to prevent either type of process. So live healthily, eat healthily, exercise regularly, don't smoke, and don't worry about your thyroid. ...Read more

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For what length of time did it take for doctors to diagnose your thyroid problems?

For what length of time did it take for doctors to diagnose your thyroid problems?

Depends on condition: It depends on the complexity of the problem. One office visit with blood tests may be enough, or it may require a follow up ultrasound, uptake, scan. Not more than a few weeks in most cases. As with many conditions, a precise diagnosis is not always possible, but the doc should be able to give you guidance. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take iodine plus 2 due to weight gain from thyroid problems?

Is it okay to take iodine plus 2 due to weight gain from thyroid problems?

Iodine and thyroid: It is most important to get your thyroid straightened out. Presumably you were hypothyroid and are now on levothyroxine. There is lots of iodine in the normal western diet, and more will not help you, although it will probably not hurt, you will just have a lot of iodine in the urine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long should blood work for thyroid problems take to come back?

3-5 days: Most labs turn over the results in 3-5 days. If you haven't heard from your doctors office within 7 days, call them. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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