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Common Symptoms To Hypothyroidism And Ms
I have MS like symptoms for 6 months.Neuro thinks it's anxiety and gave me cymbalta.It took 80% of pain away.Im no anxious or depressed.I need a cure?
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
What to do if I have hypothyroid, ra, MS and other problems, when the blood work said high lymph nodes, how do you know which doctor to go to when this comes up?
Are you sure?: It would be unusual to have both ms and rheumatoid, but I have seen it. You may mean high lymphocyte numbers, but to see if this is an issue, contact your main doctor. If you do have ms, certain drugs for your arthritis would be contra-indicated, so you may need some future guidance and co-ordination. ...Read more
I have subclinical hypothyroidism, vitiligo and dermatitis. Am I at a higher risk of more autoimmune diseases like diabetes, MS etc?
Have MS and sudden left sided numbness and tingling. Started in face; moved down to leg. Have hypothyroidism and family history of strokes.No headache?
Raynauds, sjogrens, ms, severe neuropathy, hypothyroid etc. Hot but temp in/out doesn't affect. Severe joint/muscle pain. On ivig/tecfidera/plaqunil. Sleep to pain/dryness? Help? See new doc mon. Sug
Is it likely/common for MS smptms to present itself in the same way every time a recurrence happens or is it always different/unpredictable symptoms?
Am i presenting MS or anxiety symptoms. Or is it something else that is not common like neuromyelitis optica?
Is ms common and would I know if I had it worried I have lots symptoms but dr say anxiety here lately thigh numb n legs bother me worried ms or neuro?
Not common but...: MS is not common as less than 1 in 1100 people get it, but that doesn't mean you don't have it. Anxiety might cause some of the symptoms but you deserve careful evaluation by a neurologist. A brain MRI may show evidence. But be aware that Lyme disease is MUCH more common than MS and often has symptoms that mimic MS so I advise seeing a "Lyme-literate" doctor as well: http://tinyurl.com/j8vleow ...Read more
Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?
My mother had MS could it be possibly if i (daughter) get MS aswell, since i match to all the early common signs leading to ms?
Low odds: The usual risk from mother to child is about 3-5%, so in your favor. Need environmental influence to result in ms, and therefore, risk increases with prior infectious mononucleosis, cigarette smoking, and low bodily vitamin d. If these risks are controlled, chances remain on low side. ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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