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Does Hyperthyroidism Make You Hungry
Do I have hyperthyroidism? I'm skinny but i've been hungry and tired all the time lately and i've been nervous. If I do have this what's the treatment
Check thyroid: A doctor will do lab work to determine if thyroid is appropriately functioning, sometimes a thyroid scan is necessary. Treatment options are different depending on the reason for hyperthyroidism. It may range from observation to drugs to radioablation to surgery, depending on cause. Please see your doctor about your concern. ...Read more
Doc said I have high caluim levels.i get really hungry and flu like,thristy. Is that a sign of hyperthyroidism. Sugar levels are ok and so is cholest?
Not hyperthyroidism: A high calcium level can be a sign of hyperparathyroidism, not hyperthyroidism. The parathyroid is a small group of glands located next to your thyroid, but has nothing to do with your thyroid. Typical symptoms of hyperthyroidism are weight loss, tremulousness, fast heart rate, heat intolerance, muscle weakness, trouble sleeping, light periods, increased bowel movements. ...Read more
16 year old hypochondriac, lack of sleep and severe chronic stress have increased appetite. Last thyroid test in march. Hyperthyroidism likely ?
Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others require treatment to permanently treat it. In general, if u take away the thyroid gland (surgery or kill it with radioactive iodine), then the hyperthyroidism is cured (..But then you will be hypothyroid). U need a physician to help u with this disease. ...Read more
Thyroid Storm: Thyroid Storm It is rare condition which can occur with infection or trauma.Also sometimes in pregnancy with poor control or undiagnosed Hyperthyroidism and can start with childbirth or sugery It is life threatening condition.Signs and symptoms include rapid heart beat,high fever,jaundice,vomiting&diarrhea and dehydration.High fever and agitation This is life threatening needs immidiate treatment ...Read more
Get help: Hyperthyroidism can be terrible. If you are having symptoms of sweats, palpitations, fast heart rate, tremors, or diarrhea, you are indeed suffering. The first step is to see a good internist or endocrinologist. They can help assess how serious your hyperthyroidism is by checking your blood hormone levels. Then they can tell you about medical, treatment, radiation and surgical treatments. ...Read more
It depends: There are several treatments available because no one treatment option is best for everyone. Options include killing the thyroid with radio-active iodine. Using medications to slow the thyroid down, and surgery to remove the thyroid. Your doctor can help you find the option that is best for you. ...Read more
Yes, absolutely: Hi. Hyperthyroidism can be temporary in men and women. It's called a subacute or acute thyroiditis and is self-limited, usually followed by a self-limited period of hypothyroidism, and returning to normal over a total of a few months (other courses are also possible). Your numbers definitely could that, but could be other stuff too. See an endocrinologist; they know that stuff. Good luck! ...Read more
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