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Can you take Suboxone if you have a thyroid condition?

Can you take Suboxone if you have a thyroid condition?

Yes: Respiratory depression can occur in untreated hypothyroidism, but as long as you are fully replaced you can take it. Have your doctor check your thyroid. ...Read more

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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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Can tea be bad for you if you have a B12 deficiency or penicious anemia? Or not help your blood count?

Can tea be bad for you if you have a B12 deficiency or penicious anemia? Or not help your blood count?

You're okay: Tea contains tannins that interfere some with iron absorption in folks who are iron deficient. Too much can make you sick, as with many other things. It's not going to impact an anemia caused by B12 deficiency from any cause. ...Read more

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Can you take acaia berry if you have a thyroid problem?

Can you take acaia berry if you have a thyroid problem?

Yes you can: Yes you can and i see no interaction, acaia berry is used as a supplement and is considered to have antioxidant properties and claimed by some as weight loss supplement without any scientific evidence to support it but i see no reason why you can not take it with if you have thyroid problem as lon as thyroid problem is being treated, as acaia berry will not help your thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Why should you take a multiviatmin without iron if you have anemia?

Why should you take a multiviatmin without iron if you have anemia?

If the anemia: Is due to iron deficiency----O.K. If it is due to another cause it is not. Iron is potentially harmful and should be under doctor advice. ...Read more

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Can you give blood if you have thyroid cancer?

Can you give blood if you have thyroid cancer?

Probably not: This is a really good question. I would check with yout local blood bank but as far as i know, the only 2 cancers that will allow you to donate blood are: basal cell carcinoma of the skin and carcinoma in-situ of the cervix. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have thyroid disease and pcos?

Can you still get pregnant if you have thyroid disease and pcos?

If they're stable: Even though thyroid disease and PCOS can cause infertility, they can both be successfully treated and controlled with medications to allow for fertility to occur. ...Read more

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Can you have a thyroid problem if you have a normal thyroid-stimulating hormone (tsh)?

Can you have a thyroid problem if you have a normal thyroid-stimulating hormone (tsh)?

Yes: The 'normal' TSH level is determined statistically, not clinically. Some people in the upper part of the 'normal' range will have symptoms and will benefit from treatment. This is similar to people on thyroid hormone treatment who have an increase in tsh, due to further failure of the thyroid, report recurence of symptoms and improvement with adjustment of their treatment. ...Read more

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Which supplements should you take if you have pof?

Which supplements should you take if you have pof?

None: Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle are important, there are no 'supplements' for pcos don't waste your money. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if it is possible for your blood tests to show hypothyroidism even if you don't have an underactive thyroid?

Can someone tell me if it is  possible for your blood tests to show hypothyroidism even if you don't have an underactive thyroid?

Thats how we tell: Screen with Thyroid Stimulating Hormone(TSH) and follow up testing with T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels. There are 2 main differrent types of Hypothyroidism, with the most common being underactive thyroid whicvh would cause the T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels to be low and the TSH to be high. Stress can also cause the TSH to be altered, but the T3 (liothyronine) and T4 would be normal. That is when we check Reverse T3 (liothyronine). Symptoms important too ...Read more

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What food can you take if you have a low sugar?

What food can you take if you have a low sugar?

It depends: If you are diabetic and your blood sugar is very low from too much insulin, drinking orange juice is a quick way to get more glucose into your system. However, the goal is to keep your blood sugar stable so that it doesn't get too low. See your physician about this, to investigate and work on this problem. ...Read more

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How can your labs indicate if you have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?

How can your labs indicate if you have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?

Levels of Hormones: tLab test is done to check the levels of following hormones TSH which is produced by Anterior Pitutary as it controls the production of Thyroid hormones Thyroxin( T4)and Triidotyrosin(T3 (liothyronine)) T4 TOTAL and FREE T4 T3 (liothyronine) iN HYPERTHYROIDISM TSH IS LOW AND T4 IS HIGH&T3 (liothyronine) IS HIGH OR NORMAL IN HYPOTHYROIDISM TSH IS HIGH AND T4 MAY BE LOW AND T3 (liothyronine) MAY BE LOW OR NORMAL ...Read more

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If you don't have a period and you have von willows brand disease can you still get pregnant?

If you don't have a period and you have von willows brand disease can you still get pregnant?

Yes and no: Von Willebrands disease will not stop you from getting pregnant. It will require certain precautions once you are pregnant. Having no period is another matter. The absence of periods usually means you are not ovulating, and you need to ovulate to get pregnant. You need to be evaluated by a Gyn or fertility doctor to determine the problem with your periods ...Read more

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Can you have liposuction if you have a hypothyroid condition?

Can you have liposuction if you have a hypothyroid condition?

LS in hypothyroid: Yes, as long as you have started treatment for this condition and are responding. If you haven't, it is not safe as your metabolism will not be able to handle the stressors of surgery. ...Read more

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Can diet pills work if you have a thyroid condition?

Can diet pills work if you have a thyroid condition?

They do for short pe: They do but for a short period but than there is not sustained weight loss and they can not be taken more than 12 weeks as there is potential for addction. ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a thyroid problem?

What will happen if you have a thyroid problem?

Depends: on nature of the problem !! nodule, too much hormone, too little hormone need more info ...Read more

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If you have hypothyroidism as a teen (& you're short), and your doc gives you thyroid pills, can that make you grow taller?

If you have hypothyroidism as a teen (& you're short), and your doc gives you thyroid pills, can that make you grow taller?

Was growth stunted?: Prolonged hypothyroidism with very elevated TSH can cause growth slow down in actively growing children. It is unusual to present like this when a child is seen annually by a pediatrician who plots height on a growth chart. If hypothyroidism was indeed profound then growth would resume with treatment, but final height may still be compromised by accelerating bone age with rx from initial delay. ...Read more

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Can you get home tests that tell you if you have adrenal insufficiency or problems with the gland?

Can you get home tests that tell you if you have adrenal insufficiency or problems with the gland?

No: An endocrinologist needs to be involved in order to diagnose adrenal insufficiency. Usually stimulation testing is necessary. If your pituitary gland is involved then other hormones will also be checked. The adrenal makes lots of different hormones. If the source of insufficiency is because of congenital adrenal hyperplasia or autoimmune disease, testing is a little different. ...Read more

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When you get a common cold, can that set off hypothyroid symptoms if you have thyroid problems?

When you get a common cold, can that set off hypothyroid symptoms if you have thyroid problems?

No: Symptoms can be due to the cold itself. Medications taken for the cold might interfere with thyroid absorption. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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


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